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Research Fellow

UCL - Office of the Vice Provost (Health)

Location: London
Salary: £35,965 to £43,470 The appointment will be on UCL Grade 7. Per annum, inclusive of London Allowance
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 25th March 2020
Closes: 8th April 2020
Job Ref: 1864042
 

As one of three groups within the UCL Translational Research Office (TRO), the Drug Discovery Group (DDG) facilitates the translation of UCL’s emerging research by providing medicinal chemistry and bioassay support to progress small molecule projects along each part of the early stage drug discovery process.

The role of the Research Fellow– Drug Discovery Group will involve collaborating with project team members and applying cutting edge cellular biology and enzyme pharmacology approaches to lead discovery and optimisation for specified projects.

All activities of this post will contribute to the long-term development of resources and capabilities to support future growth in drug discovery at UCL.

This post is funded to 31/07/2021 in the first instance.

The role requires an individual with sound knowledge and experience of cellular and biochemical assay development and small molecule screening, with experience of working in an academic team with an industry partner in an open innovation setting to execute a drug discovery project.

Educated to post graduate degree level in biochemistry, biology or equivalent level of experience, the post-holder should also have excellent oral and written communication skills, including the ability to present complex scientific concepts and content and to deal effectively and professionally with a wide range of people at all levels in and outside the University.

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

For informal discussion, please contact Richard Angell, Head, TRO Drug Discovery Group (e: r.angell@ucl.ac.uk ).

For queries about the application process, please contact Amanda Felstone ( maplehouse1a-reception@ucl.ac.uk ) or 0203 108 9599.

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