Research Assistant

Cardiff University - School of Medicine, College of Biomedical and Life Sciences

Division of Infection and Immunity and Dementia Research Institute

A Research Assistant post is available in the group of Professor B. Paul Morgan. Research conducted by the team examines the roles of inflammation, and in particular the complement system, in the pathogenesis of Alzheimer’s disease (AD). The successful applicants will join a vibrant and well-funded research environment and deliver a programme of work exploring the roles of complement in murine models of Alzheimer’s disease. The work will involve in vivo experimentation, tissue processing and analysis using immunochemical methods, molecular and protein biochemistry and imaging. The work will be relevant to understanding neuroinflammation, innate immune dysfunction and macrophage/microglial activation in AD and may reveal novel therapeutic opportunities.

For further information, prospective candidates should contact Professor Paul Morgan (Morganbp@cardiff.ac.uk; Tel: 02920 687096).
 
This post is a full time (35 hours per week) fixed term position and available immediately until 31st Dec 2019.

Please be aware that Cardiff University reserves the right to close this vacancy early should sufficient applications be received.

Cardiff University is committed to supporting and promoting equality and diversity and to creating an inclusive working environment. We believe this can be achieved through attracting, developing, and retaining a diverse range of staff from many different backgrounds who have the ambition to create a University which seeks to fulfil our social, cultural and economic obligation to Cardiff, Wales, and the world.  In supporting our employees to achieve a balance between their work and their personal lives, we will also consider proposals for flexible working or job share arrangements.

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