Back to search results

Research Associate

Imperial College London - National Heart & Lung Institute

Location: London
Salary: £43,093 per annum
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 25th January 2023
Closes: 7th February 2023
Job Ref: MED03640
 

Location: Royal Brompton Campus

Job Summary

The Margaret Turner Warwick Centre for Fibrosing Lung Disease at the National Heart and Lung Institute is seeking a highly motivated Post-Doctoral Research Associate with experience in developing cell culture models, confocal imaging and image analysis and an interest in developing a non-animal model of the lung for analysis of senescence-associated cellular cross talk.

The post is jointly funded by the NC3Rs and BBSRC through the development of next generation non-animal technologies call. You will develop a complex, multicellular human 3D lung organoid with the capability to report activation of multiple cell signalling pathways simultaneously in real time. You will also work closely with imaging scientists in the Facility for Imaging by Light Microscopy (FILM) and data scientists within the MTW Centre to develop the analysis tools to understand the temporospatial dynamics of the cell signalling pathways involved in the acquisition of cellular senescence.

This is an exciting and challenging project that will give you the opportunity to join a well-funded and established research group consisting of research scientists, PhD students, clinicians and data scientists based within the NHLI at the only Centre for Fibrosing Lung Disease in the UK.

Duties and responsibilities

  • To prioritise, plan and conduct research within project timelines
  • To maintain highly organised and accurate records of all experimental work.
  • To perform data analysis, ensuring the validity and reliability of data at all times
  • To report findings at weekly lab group meetings
  • Show willingness to work out of normal working hours (including weekends) if the requirements of the project demand.
  • To undertake training in any new techniques that may be required during the project
  • To write reports for submission to research sponsors
  • To publish in high quality journals and to present data at national and international conferences.
  • To assist in the supervision of students or researchers as required.
  • To contribute to the smooth running of the laboratories and core facilities.

Essential requirements

  • Research Associate: Hold a PhD (or equivalent) in Biological Sciences or a closely related discipline.
  • Research Assistant: Near completion of a PhD (or equivalent) in Biological Sciences or a closely related discipline or a closely related discipline
  • Practical experience within a research environment
  • Practical experience in cell culture, confocal imaging, and image analysis
  • Ability to prioritise, plan ahead and manage a high volume of work.
  • Proven skills at problem-solving, overcoming obstacles and using initiative.
  • Ability to work under pressure while maintaining a high degree of accuracy.

Further information

This is a Full Time and Fixed Term post until April 2024 and will be based at the Royal Brompton Campus in London.

Candidates who have not yet been officially awarded their PhD will be appointed as a Research Assistant within the salary range £38,194 - £41,388 per annum.

Should the candidates require any further details on the role please contact: Dr Alison John – a. john@imperial.ac.uk

Closing date: 07 Feb 2023

To apply, visit www.imperial.ac.uk/jobs and search by the job reference MED03640.

We value your feedback on the quality of our adverts. If you have a comment to make about the overall quality of this advert, or its categorisation then please send us your feedback
Advert information

Type / Role:

Subject Area(s):

Location(s):

Job tools
 

PhD Alert Created

Job Alert Created

Your PhD alert has been successfully created for this search.

Your job alert has been successfully created for this search.

Ok Ok

PhD Alert Created

Job Alert Created

Your PhD alert has been successfully created for this search.

Your job alert has been successfully created for this search.

Manage your job alerts Manage your job alerts

Account Verification Missing

In order to create multiple job alerts, you must first verify your email address to complete your account creation

Request verification email Request verification email

jobs.ac.uk Account Required

In order to create multiple alerts, you must create a jobs.ac.uk jobseeker account

Create Account Create Account

Alert Creation Failed

Unfortunately, your account is currently blocked. Please login to unblock your account.

Email Address Blocked

We received a delivery failure message when attempting to send you an email and therefore your email address has been blocked. You will not receive job alerts until your email address is unblocked. To do so, please choose from one of the two options below.

Max Alerts Reached

A maximum of 5 Job Alerts can be created against your account. Please remove an existing alert in order to create this new Job Alert

Manage your job alerts Manage your job alerts

Creation Failed

Unfortunately, your alert was not created at this time. Please try again.

Ok Ok

Create PhD Alert

Create Job Alert

When you create this PhD alert we will email you a selection of PhDs matching your criteria.When you create this job alert we will email you a selection of jobs matching your criteria. Our Terms and Conditions and Privacy Policy apply to this service. Any personal data you provide in setting up this alert is processed in accordance with our Privacy Notice

Create PhD Alert

Create Job Alert

When you create this PhD alert we will email you a selection of PhDs matching your criteria.When you create this job alert we will email you a selection of jobs matching your criteria. Our Terms and Conditions and Privacy Policy apply to this service. Any personal data you provide in setting up this alert is processed in accordance with our Privacy Notice

 
 
More jobs from Imperial College London

Show all jobs for this employer …

More jobs like this
Join in and follow us

Browser Upgrade Recommended

jobs.ac.uk has been optimised for the latest browsers.

For the best user experience, we recommend viewing jobs.ac.uk on one of the following:

Google Chrome Firefox Microsoft Edge