Research Associate

University College London - Institute of Ophthalmology, Department of Ocular Biology and Therapeutics

Applications are invited for the post of Post-Doctoral Research Associate. The successful applicant will join a collaborative research programme led by Professor Julie Daniels and Dr Sajjad Ahmad and will carry out a wide range of duties including the development of a reproducible culture system for human corneal endothelial cells from older donor corneas. The position is funded for a period of 18 months in the first instance.

Essential criteria include a PhD in human corneal endothelial culture and biology, good manufacturing practise/eye banking experience, publications in the field of corneal endothelial transplantation. In addition candidates should have experience in culturing other corneal cell types (such as limbal epithelial cells) and of international collaborations and presentations in the field.

Informal enquiries about the post may be made to Dr Sajjad Ahmad (email: Sajjad.Ahmad@ucl.ac.uk ).  If you have any enquiries regarding the application process please email: hr.ioo@ucl.ac.uk .

UCL vacancy reference: 1709710       

Applicants should apply online. To access further details about the position and how to apply please click on the ‘Apply’ button below.

Closing Date: 23 February 2018

Latest time for the submission of applications: 23:59.

Interview Date: TBC

Any offer of employment will be subject to a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.

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