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Position: Postdoctoral Research Fellow - Genetics of Clathrin Protein
Institution: University College London
Department: Structural & Molecular Biology
Location: London, United Kingdom
Duties: Our lab investigates the genetics and the function of clathrin proteins, which are important for intracellular membrane traffic. The project will be to analyse the population genetics of clathrin genes. This includes analysis of disease associations for the clathrin light chains and heavy chains. Additional work will probe polymorphism of other genes encoding proteins in the glucose metabolism pathway. In silico work will be supervised in collaboration
Requirements: The successful candidate will hold a PhD (or close to submitting) in a relevant subject with in-depth knowledge and expertise in population genetics analysis, genetic polymorphism, next generation sequencing and statistical analysis
   
Text: Research Fellow in the Genetics of Clathrin Protein, - Ref:1796632 Click here to go back to search results Apply Now UCL Department / Division Division of Biosciences Specific unit / Sub department Research Department of Structural & Molecular Biology Location of position London Grade 7 Hours Full Time Salary (inclusive of London allowance) ?35,328 - ?42,701 per annum Duties and Responsibilities An exceptional opportunity exists for a postdoctoral research fellow to join the laboratory of Professor Frances Brodsky, the Director of the Division of Biosciences at UCL. The Brodsky lab investigates the genetics and the function of clathrin proteins, which are important for intracellular membrane traffic. The project will be to analyse the population genetics of clathrin genes. This includes analysis of disease associations for the clathrin light chains and heavy chains. Additional work will probe polymorphism of other genes encoding proteins in the glucose metabolism pathway. In silico work will be supervised in collaboration. The postholder will be expected to develop and conduct their own independent research project under the supervision of Professor Brodsky and collaborator producing independent, original contributions to the field. The post is funded for 6 months with a start date around June 2019, with the possibility of extension. Key Requirements The successful candidate will hold a PhD (or close to submitting) in a relevant subject with in-depth knowledge and expertise in population genetics analysis, genetic polymorphism, next generation sequencing and statistical analysis. Please note: Appointment at Grade 7 is dependent upon having been awarded a PhD; if this is not the case, initial appointment will be at research assistant Grade 6B with payment at Grade 7 being backdated to the date of final submission of the PhD thesis (including corrections). Further Details A job description and person specification can be accessed at the bottom of this page. To apply for this post, please click on the 'apply now' button. For informal queries about the post, please contact Marine Camus, m.camus@ucl.ac.uk. If you have any queries regarding the application process, please email Biosciences Staffing biosciences.staffing@ucl.ac.uk. UCL Taking Action for Equality We will consider applications to work on a part-time, flexible and job share basis wherever possible. Closing Date 26 Mar 2019 Latest time for the submission of applications 23:59 Interview date TBC Our department holds an Athena SWAN Bronze award, in recognition of our commitment to advancing gender equality. This appointment is subject to UCL Terms and Conditions of Service for Research and Support Staff. Please use these links to find out more about UCL working life including the benefits we offer and UCL Terms and Conditions related to this job. Job description & person specification Apply Now
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