|Salary:||£38,308 to £46,155|
|Placed On:||3rd February 2023|
|Closes:||28th February 2023|
The UCL Great Ormond Street Institute of Child Health (GOS ICH) The mission of the UCL GOS Institute of Child Health is to improve the health and well-being of children, and the adults they will become, through world-class research, education and public engagement. The UCL GOS ICH, together with its clinical partner Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children, forms the largest concentration of children’s health research outside North America. GOS ICH’s activities include active engagement with children and families, to ensure that our work is relevant and appropriate to their needs. GOS ICH generates the funding for our research by setting out our proposals in high quality applications to public, charitable and industrial funding bodies and disseminates the results of our research by publication in the medical and scientific literature, to clinicians, policy makers and the wider public. The Institute offers world-class education and training across a wide range of teaching and life learning programmes which address the needs of students and professional groups who are interested in and undertaking work relevant to child health. GOS ICH holds an Athena SWAN Charter Gold Award.
About the role
The central role of this post is to validate a therapeutic strategies in cellular and mouse models to move forward into the clinic. A number of molecular and cellular biology techniques will be employed in this project including tissue culture. and in vivo rodent experimentation. The post holder will generate viral vectors, perform stereotactic injections and surgery, collect tissues from mice, perform IF staining on sections, and perform cell culture. She/he will carry out the tissue collection, analysis and interpretation of the data. The salary range for this post is £38,308 to £40,386 pa and this post is available for 18 months in the first instance.
PhD in molecular biology, cell biology or virology or related discipline, skilled in a range of cellular and molecular biology techniques and experience in mouse manipulation and management of mouse colony, breedings, weanings. Knowledge of muscle and therapeutic strategies are desirable.
What we offer
As well as the exciting opportunities this role presents, we also offer some great benefits some of which are below: • 41 Days holiday (27 days annual leave 8 bank holiday and 6 closure days) • Additional 5 days’ annual leave purchase scheme • Defined benefit career average revalued earnings pension scheme (CARE) • Cycle to work scheme and season ticket loan • Immigration loan • Relocation scheme for certain posts • On-Site nursery • On-site gym • Enhanced maternity, paternity and adoption pay • Employee assistance programme: Staff Support Service • Discounted medical insurance Visit https://www.ucl.ac.u k/work-at-ucl/reward-and-benefits to find out more.
Our commitment to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion At GOS ICH we aim to always have a balanced interview panel that is representative of gender and ethnic diversity. We particularly welcome female applicants and those from an ethnic minority, as they are under-represented within UCL at this level. UCL Taking Action for Equality If you have any queries regarding the application process, please contact Madhur Sharma on quoting job reference
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