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Position: Research Fellow - Mitochondrial Research
Institution: University College London
Department: Research Division of Cell and Developmental Biology
Location: London, United Kingdom
Duties: Our team is interdisciplinary, merging computational and in vivo tumour biology, with strong cell biology and metabolism background. The job will be focused on carrying out in vivo experimentation on tumours by modulating their mitochondrial DNA using gene editing techniques. The postdoctoral researcher will be responsible to carry out the experimental work on animals, and analysing tumours histologically and genetically
Requirements: PhD (or about to submit) in relevant subject area is essential as is proven knowledge of research techniques and methodologies in in vivo tumour biology. Demonstrable expertise in the use of mouse xenograft models and demonstrable ability in basic cell biology experimentation are essential
   
Text: Research Fellow, - Ref:1805884 Click here to go back to search results Apply Now UCL Department / Division Division of Biosciences Specific unit / Sub department Research Division of Cell and Developmental Biology Location of position London Grade 7 Hours Full Time Salary (inclusive of London allowance) ?35,328 - ?37,281 per annum Duties and Responsibilities Applications are invited for a postdoctoral Research Fellow position to join Professor Gyorgy Szabadkai team as part of the Mitochondrial Research Group. The team is interdisciplinary, merging computational and in vivo tumour biology, with strong cell biology and metabolism background. The job will be focused on carrying out in vivo experimentation on tumours by modulating their mitochondrial DNA using gene editing techniques. Thus previous experience in in vivo tumour work in mice is desired. The postdoctoral researcher will be responsible to carry out the experimental work on animals, and analysing tumours histologically and genetically. The in vivo work will be carried out in the Francis Crick Institute, in the PIs satellite group collaborating with Mariia Yuneva?s group. Strong support for genome editing and mtDNA genetics will be provided by Nick Jones (Imperial College) and Payam Gammage (CRUK, Beatson Institute). The post is funded by Cancer Research UK and is available from July 2019 until May 2021 in the first instance with possibility of extension. Key Requirements PhD (or about to submit) in relevant subject area is essential as is proven knowledge of research techniques and methodologies in in vivo tumour biology. Demonstrable expertise in the use of mouse xenograft models and demonstrable ability in basic cell biology experimentation are essential. Demonstrable experience in live cell and in vivo imaging is desirable. 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 (salary ?30,922-?32,607 per annum) with payment at Grade 7 being backdated to the date of final submission of the PhD thesis. Further Details A job description and person specification can be accessed at the bottom of this page. Please ensure you read these carefully before applying for the post. To apply for the vacancy please click on the ?Apply Now? button below. Informal enquiries should be addressed to Professor Gyorgy Szabadkai on g.szabadkai@ucl.ac.uk If you have any queries regarding the application process please contact Biosciences staffing on biosciences.staffing@ucl.ac.uk quoting the vacancy reference number: 1805884. UCL Taking Action for Equality We will consider applications to work on a part-time, flexible and job share basis wherever possible. Closing Date 9 Jun 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 and Person Specification Apply Now
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