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Position: Research Fellow
Institution: University College London
Department: Division of Medicine - Research Department of Respiratory Medicine
Location: London, United Kingdom
Duties: We are seeking a Research Fellow with an interest in the role of leukocytes in development of chronic lung disease. The work will seek to delineate the molecular mechanisms involved in leukocyte trafficking in the inflamed lung with particular emphasis on integrin activation and cell-cell interactions. The project will have several key components, cell culture, cell biology and in vivo assays; The postholder will be required to give leadership and direction to the project, demonstrating effective independent project management. The postholder will be required to give presentations, write publications and assist with grant applications
Requirements: Candidates should have a relevant PhD and evidence of a high level of research success demonstrated by publication records; in peer reviewed journals and clear expertise in the area. The candidate should also have extensive knowledge and expertise in contemporary cellular, biochemical, and molecular biology fields
   
Text: Research Fellow, - Ref:1873328 Click here to go back to search results Apply Now UCL Department / Division Division of Medicine Specific unit / Sub department Research Department of Respiratory Medicine Location of position London Grade 7 Hours Full Time Salary (inclusive of London allowance) £36,028 - £41,288 per annum Duties and Responsibilities We are seeking a Research Fellow with an interest in the role of leukocytes in development of chronic lung disease. The work will seek to delineate the molecular mechanisms involved in leukocyte trafficking in the inflamed lung with particular emphasis on integrin activation and cell-cell interactions. The project will have several key components, cell culture, cell biology and in vivo assays. The postholder will be required to give leadership and direction to the project, demonstrating effective independent project management. The postholder will be required to give presentations, write publications and assist with grant applications. The post will also involve supervision of Centre for Inflammation and Tissue Repair staff and students Professor Joanna Porters team is based in the Centre for Inflammation and Tissue Repair in the Rayne Institute laboratories in the Division of Medicine at UCL (see www.ucl.ac.uk/medicine for research profile). Duration of the post is funded until 31 March 2022 in the first instance. Key Requirements Candidates should have a relevant PhD and evidence of a high level of research success demonstrated by publication records in peer reviewed journals and clear expertise in the area. The candidate should also have extensive knowledge and expertise in contemporary cellular, biochemical, and molecular biology fields. 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 £31,542 - £33,257 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. To apply for the vacancy please click on the Apply Now button below. For an informal discussion please contact Professor Joanna Porter(joanna.porter@ucl.ac.uk). For any queries regarding this advert or recruitment process please contact Anita Gorasia (a.gorasia@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 2 Feb 2021 Latest time for the submission of applications 23:59 Interview date TBC Our department holds an Athena SWAN Silver award, in recognition of our commitment and demonstrable impact in 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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