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Research Fellow

UCL - Great Ormond Street Institute of Child Health

Location: London
Salary: £36,770 to £38,787 per annum (grade 7)
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 6th September 2021
Closes: 3rd October 2021
Job Ref: 1877022

We are looking for two Research Fellows. The central role of this post is to develop AAV-based therapeutic approaches for cardiomyopathies. The ideal candidate will have experience culturing, maintaining and differentiating iPSC lines with a background in cardiovascular biology. We are looking for a highly motivated, hard-working, and curious scientist who can work independently but also interact creatively within the team. The post holder will develop and undertake research of high quality consistent with making a full active research contribution in line with departmental research strategy. Develop and implement protocols for culturing and maintaining iPSC line and establish, maintain and differentiate the iPS cells.

Post 1 is available for 17 months in the first instance and post 2 is available for 12 months in the first instance.

PhD (or equivalent) with relevant wet lab experience (molecular and cellular biology or related discipline). Experience with iPSCs is required and experience in advanced molecular and cell biology techniques (qPCR, cloning, WB, FACS, IF and other assays) are essential. Familiarity with gene delivery (AAV vectors) is desirable, as well as a background in cardiovascular biology.

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

If you have any queries regarding the application process, please contact Madhur Sharma on quoting job reference 1877022.

Interview Date: TBC

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