|Salary:||£27,929 to £32,348|
|Placed On:||27th March 2023|
|Closes:||23rd April 2023|
This post represents an excellent opportunity for a scientist with an interest in systems physiology or hormone biology to join a multidisciplinary team of clinical and basic scientists investigating the drivers of appetite and body weight loss that occur in cancer cachexia. By doing so, we hope to develop new treatments for this condition.
The post-holder will play a key role in undertaking studies in murine models relevant to the control of body weight and body composition.
The successful applicant will have previous experience in undertaking metabolic phenotyping studies in murine models and a current Home Office Personal Licence is highly desirable.
The post will be based in the Wellcome-MRC Institute of Metabolic Science (IMS) under the direction of Dr Tony Coll, with close links to other groups within the IMS also working on disorders of body weight and metabolism.
The post is supported by the CANcer Cachexia Action Network ("CANCAN") group, a US/UK consortium funded by Cancer Grand Challenges (Cancer Research UK and the National Cancer Institute in the US).
For further information, please contact Dr Tony Coll (firstname.lastname@example.org) and please copy to Elizabeth MacRae (Business and Operations Manager): email@example.com.
Fixed-term: The funds for this post are available for 4 years in the first instance.
Once an offer of employment has been accepted, the successful candidate will be required to undergo a health assessment and a security check.
Closing date: Sunday 23rd April 2023
Interview date: TBC
Proposed start date: As soon as possible
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Please quote reference RG36083 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.
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