Research Assistant in Retinal Stem Cell Therapy
Biological Sciences,Biology,Genetics,Other Biological Sciences
Short info about job
Company: University College London
Department: Developmental Biology & Cancer
Salary: £30,316 to £31,967 per annum, inclusive of London Allowance
Hours: Full Time
Contract type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Type / Role: Academic or Research
Phone: +44-1333 3583709
Fax: +44-1235 4067932
Detail information about job Research Assistant in Retinal Stem Cell Therapy. Terms and conditions vacancy
Applications are invited for a graduate Research Assistant to conduct research on developing retinal stem cell therapy for the treatment of inherited retinal dystrophies under the supervision of Professor Jane Sowden.
The postholder will be required to carry out research in the area of retinal differentiation of human ESC cultures and cell transplantation therapy, including running experiments, recording, analysing and writing up the results (as part of a research team).
The post is available for 12 months in the first instance and will be based within the Birth Defects Research Centre, at the UCL Institute of Child Health.
The successful candidates must have relevant BSc/MSc in stem cell biology/developmental biology/genetics. Expertise in cell culture is essential. Experience conducting research with human embryonic stem cells and/or mouse genetic models of disease is desirable. We are ideally seeking individuals with a strong track record and an interest in retinal development and stem cell therapy for retinal disease.
UCL vacancy reference:1667036
Applicants should apply online. To access further details about the position and how to apply please click on the ‘Apply’ button below.
If you have any queries regarding the vacancy please contact Professor Jane Sowden on [email protected] For queries on the application process, please contact Anne Skinner at [email protected] quoting reference number: 1667036
Closing Date: 13 September 2017
Latest time for the submission of applications: 23:59.
Interview Date: TBC
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