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Research Fellow

University College London - Division of Biosciences Research Department of Cell and Developmental Biology London

Location: London
Salary: £30,922 to £32,607 per annum
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 9th August 2019
Closes: 16th September 2019
Job Ref: 1819781
 

Division of Biosciences

Research Department of Cell and Developmental Biology London 

Research Fellow 

Full Time 

The appointment will be on UCL Grade 7. The salary range will be £35,328 - £42,701 per annum, inclusive of London Allowance. 

Applications are invited for a Research Fellow position to join the multi-disciplinary research team of Prof Stephen Wilson in the Department of Cell and Developmental Biology at UCL. The post holder is expected to independently develop research projects. Prof Wilson’s research group’s two main interrelated projects focus a) on the development of the visual system in health and disease, and b) on the establishment and function of CNS asymmetry. The post holder will be involved in either project, with a focus on systems-level approaches, using computational methods, advanced microscopy, as well as genome editing techniques. The CNS asymmetry project may also involve, for instance, using optogenetics and developing novel animal behaviour assays. The post holder will also collaborate with other members of the group. S/he will analyse, prepare and present findings to peers internally and at external meetings, and will be expected to principally contribute to manuscripts submitted to peer reviewed journals. 

The post is funded by the Wellcome Trust and is available until April 2021 in the first instance with possibility of extension. 

PhD (or be studying towards it) in developmental biology or developmental neuroscience, ideally in zebrafish is essential as is significant experience and training in using zebrafish as a research model system and significant experience and training in zebrafish embryology and manipulation. A Personal Home Office Licence (PIL, zebrafish) is desirable. 

Please note: Appointment at Grade 7 is dependent upon having been awarded a PhD; if this is not the case, initial appointment will be at research assistant Grade 6B (Salary £30,922 - £32,607 per annum, including London Allowance) with payment at Grade 7 being backdated to the date of final submission of the PhD thesis (including corrections). 

UCL vacancy reference: 1819781        

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

If you would like to discuss the post please contact Dr Anukampa Barth a.barth@ucl.ac.uk For any queries regarding the application process, please contact Biosciences Staffing on biosciences.staffing@ucl.ac.uk and quote the reference 1819781. 

Closing Date: 16 September 2019 

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

Interview Date: TBC 

UCL Taking Action for Equality 

We will consider applications to work on a part-time, flexible and job share basis wherever possible. 

Our department holds an Athena SWAN Bronze award, in recognition of our commitment to advancing gender equality.

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