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Position: Research Fellow
Institution: University College London
Department: Institute of Ophthalmology
Location: London, United Kingdom
Duties: The successful applicant will work between Eden and Carr labs to develop iPSC-RPE models of AMD and explore lipid clearance mechanisms and inter-organellar communication within the RPE; The role will involve culturing patient-derived iPSC-RPE lines, isolation of photoreceptor outer segments and the use of state of the art confocal and electron microscopy to study lipid accumulation
Requirements: Essential requirements include a BSc, PhD, cell biology and microscopy experience. Candidates should also have strong membrane traffic and/or retinal cell biology knowledge and track record and experience of high quality research
   
Text: Research Fellow, - Ref:1878640 Click here to go back to search results Apply Now UCL Department / Division Institute of Ophthalmology Location of position London Grade 7 Hours Full Time Salary (inclusive of London allowance) £36,770 - £39,843 per annum Duties and Responsibilities The successful applicant will work between Eden and Carr labs to develop iPSC-RPE models of AMD and explore lipid clearance mechanisms and inter-organellar communication within the RPE. The role will involve culturing patient-derived iPSC-RPE lines, isolation of photoreceptor outer segments and the use of state of the art confocal and electron microscopy to study lipid accumulation. The position is funded until 31st March 2023 in the first instance. Key Requirements Essential requirements include a BSc, PhD, cell biology and microscopy experience. Candidates should also have strong membrane traffic and/or retinal cell biology knowledge and track record and experience of high quality research. 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. Informal enquiries about the post may be made to Dr Emily Eden (email: (e.eden@ucl.ac.uk) or Dr Amanda Carr (email: a.carr@ucl.ac.uk). If you have any enquiries regarding the application process please email: hr.ioo@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 7 Oct 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 1878640 Apply Now
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