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Position: Research Fellow
Institution: University College London
Department: UCL Ear Institute
Location: London, United Kingdom
Duties: A full time Postdoctoral Research Fellow position is available at UCL Ear Institute to work on a Wellcome Trust funded project studying the interaction between maturation state and inner ear hair cell regeneration potential. The Ear Institute is a leading centre for hearing research and the project benefits from an ongoing collaboration with the Single-cell genomics Technical Development Group, led by Iain Macaulay at the Earlham Institute
Requirements: We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic, self-motivated Postdoctoral Research Fellow. The post-holder will have a proven track record in high quality research and a PhD in Biological Sciences or subject area. The applicant will have excellent oral and written scientific communication skills, ability to organise and prioritise research tasks and work co-operatively in a multidisciplinary setting. A strong background in molecular biology and working with various animal models (mouse and chicken in particular) are essential, as well as a curiosity-driven approach to research. Background in genomics (single-cell transcriptomics and epigenomics) and experience in imaging and histology techniques are highly desirable, as well as a strong background in sensory systems/neurobiology research
   
Text: Research Fellow, - Ref:1878887 Click here to go back to search results Apply Now UCL Department / Division UCL Ear Institute Location of position London Grade 7 Hours Full Time Salary (inclusive of London allowance) £36,770 - £44,388 per annum Duties and Responsibilities A full time Postdoctoral Research Fellow position is available at UCL Ear Institute to work on a Wellcome Trust funded project studying the interaction between maturation state and inner ear hair cell regeneration potential. The Ear Institute is a leading centre for hearing research and the project benefits from an ongoing collaboration with the Single-cell genomics Technical Development Group, led by Iain Macaulay at the Earlham Institute. The candidate will undertake research implementing single-cell multi-omics and spatial transcriptomics techniques, alongside targeted transcriptional manipulations, tacking on a comparative approach throughout. The post is available from September 2021 for 3 years in the first instance. Key Requirements We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic, self-motivated Postdoctoral Research Fellow. The post-holder will have a proven track record in high quality research and a PhD in Biological Sciences or subject area. The applicant will have excellent oral and written scientific communication skills, ability to organise and prioritise research tasks and work co-operatively in a multidisciplinary setting. A strong background in molecular biology and working with various animal models (mouse and chicken in particular) are essential, as well as a curiosity-driven approach to research. Background in genomics (single-cell transcriptomics and epigenomics) and experience in imaging and histology techniques are highly desirable, as well as a strong background in sensory systems/neurobiology research. Experience in gene expression profiling and CRISPR-based gene expression manipulations are desirable, but not essential. Experience and/or strong interest in acquiring bioinformatics skills in transcriptomics/epigenomics and spatial transcriptomics multi-modal data analysis will be advantageous. Further Details A job description and person specification can be accessed at the bottom of the page. To apply for the vacancy please click on the Apply Now button below. If you have any queries regarding the vacancy or the application process, please contact Human Resources at the Ear Institute (ear.hr@ucl.ac.uk). For informal queries about the post, contact Marcela Lipovsek (m.lipovsek@ucl.ac.uk). UCL Taking Action for Equality Closing Date 15 Nov 2021 Latest time for the submission of applications 23:59 Interview date TBC 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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