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Position: Research Fellow
Institution: University College London
Department: UCL Queen Square Institute of Neurology - Department of Neuromuscular Diseases
Location: London, United Kingdom
Duties: The Department of Neuromuscular Diseases is a hub for clinical and research excellence across the spectrum of spinal cord and neuromuscular diseases. We are now recruiting a Research Fellow to join a Genome engineering new models for X-linked Dystonia Parkinsonism project. The goal of which will be to develop, with our expert collaborators, two new mouse models
Requirements: You'll have a PhD in Neuroscience, Genetics, Biology, or a related discipline. Experience with DNA biology and in expression analysis and molecular cloning is essential. IT proficiency at advanced user level, good interpersonal skills with an ability to work co-operatively in a multidisciplinary setting, and strong problem-solving abilities are also required for this role
   
Text: Research Fellow, - Ref:1884459 Click here to go back to search results Apply Now UCL Department / Division UCL Queen Square Institute of Neurology Specific unit / Sub department Department of Neuromuscular Diseases Location of position London Grade 7 Hours Full Time Salary (inclusive of London allowance) £36,770 - £44,388 per annum Duties and Responsibilities The Department of Neuromuscular Diseases is a hub for clinical and research excellence across the spectrum of spinal cord and neuromuscular diseases. We are now recruiting a Research Fellow to join a Genome engineering new models for X-linked Dystonia Parkinsonism project. The goal of which will be to develop, with our expert collaborators, two new mouse models. The post is available from May 2022 and is funded by a grant from the Collaborative Consortium for X-Linked Dystonia Parkinsonism for one year in the first instance. Starting salary on UCL Grade 7 in the range £36,770 - £44,388 per annum including London Allowance. The Institute also offers 41 days of annual leave (inclusive of bank holidays and college closure dates), a generous pension scheme, access to UCLs community benefits including lunch-hour lectures, exhibitions, and museums, as well as an extensive range of staff benefits. You will work in a lab that for many years has combined genome engineering, molecular biology, and mouse phenotyping (including behavioural, electrophysiological, immunohistochemical, biochemical, molecular analyses), to create and analyse mouse models of neurodegeneration. Key Requirements Youll have a PhD in Neuroscience, Genetics, Biology, or a related discipline. Experience with DNA biology and in expression analysis and molecular cloning is essential. IT proficiency at advanced user level, good interpersonal skills with an ability to work co-operatively in a multidisciplinary setting, and strong problem-solving abilities are also required for this role. 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 £32,217 - £33,958 per annum) with payment at Grade 7 being backdated to the date of final submission of the PhD thesis. Further Details You should apply for this post through UCL's online recruitment portal www.ucl.ac.uk/hr/jobs - where you can download a job description and person specification. If you have any queries regarding the application process, please contact Oksana Shapoval, HR Officer, UCL Queen Square Institute of Neurology (email: ion.hradmin@ucl.ac.uk). For informal enquiries about the role please contact Professor Elizabeth Fisher (elizabeth.fisher@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 Jun 2022 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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