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Position: Research Fellow
Institution: University College London
Department: Institute of Ophthalmology
Location: London, United Kingdom
Duties: We are looking for a full-time postdoctoral researcher to work on an exciting new discovery science project aimed towards developing a new therapy for inherited macular degeneration at the UCL Institute of Ophthalmology; The post would suit an ambitious researcher with a experience of using pluripotent stem cells to model disease and/or CRISPR genome editing, and a commitment to high quality research that will benefit patient healthcare
Requirements: The successful applicant will have an honours degree (minimum 2: 1) and a PhD in a relevant discipline (neuroscience, stem cells, biology, biochemistry). The applicant should have experience in disease modelling using stem cells and/or CRISPR cell editing, and an interest in developing new advanced therapies for eye disease. The appointed post-doc will work with students and researchers at the UCL Institute of Ophthalmology and clinicians at Moorfields Eye Hospital
   
Text: Research Fellow, - Ref:1879230 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 - £37,765 per annum Duties and Responsibilities We are looking for a full-time postdoctoral researcher to work on an exciting new discovery science project aimed towards developing a new therapy for inherited macular degeneration at the UCL Institute of Ophthalmology. The post would suit an ambitious researcher with a experience of using pluripotent stem cells to model disease and/or CRISPR genome editing, and a commitment to high quality research that will benefit patient healthcare. The post is funded to 31 March 2024 in the first instance. Key Requirements The successful applicant will have an honours degree (minimum 2:1) and a PhD in a relevant discipline (neuroscience, stem cells, biology, biochemistry). The applicant should have experience in disease modelling using stem cells and/or CRISPR cell editing, and an interest in developing new advanced therapies for eye disease. The appointed post-doc will work with students and researchers at the UCL Institute of Ophthalmology and clinicians at Moorfields Eye Hospital. Further Details Previous applicants need not apply. 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. If you have any queries regarding the vacancy please contact Dr Amanda Carr (email: a.carr@ucl.ac.uk). If you have any queries regarding the application process please email: hr.ioo@ucl.ac.uk. UCL Taking Action for Equality Closing Date 20 Dec 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 - 1879230 Apply Now
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