Research Fellow

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Company: University of Aberdeen

Department: Institute of Medical Sciences

Salary: £26,829 to £32,959

Hours: Full Time

Contract type: Fixed-Term/Contract

Type / Role: Academic or Research

Phone: +44-1435 3448577

Fax: +44-1304 2284851

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School of Medicine, Medical Sciences and Nutrition

We have a 3-year Research Fellow position available to investigate the molecular regulation of the endogenous MSC populations in joint health and arthritis using an array of preclinical models and patients’ tissues. An understanding of the way the MSCs function will be crucial to develop effective regenerative treatments for osteoarthritis.

You will be based in the Arthritis and Regenerative Medicine Laboratory ( at the Institute of Medical Sciences (, and will work within the recently renewed Arthritis Research UK Tissue Engineering Centre. The Tissue Engineering Centre is led by Cambridge University and based at five sites: the University of Aberdeen, Cambridge University, Newcastle University, Keele University/the Robert Jones and Agnes Hunt Hospital NHS Foundation Trust in Oswestry, and the University of York.

You must have a PhD in a biological or medical science (for Research Fellow Grade) plus the appropriate level of experience which demonstrates the relevant skills and capabilities.

As this post is funded by Arthritis Research UK it will be offered for a period of 3 years. This appointment will be made subject to the usual terms and conditions of employment of the University.

Salary will be at the appropriate point on the Grade 6 scale (£32,004-£32,959 per annum) with placement according to qualifications and experience. Consideration will be given to making an appointment at Research Assistant, Grade 5 level in the first instance (£26,829- £30,175 per annum) for individuals in the final stages of completing their PhD.

Informal enquiries are welcome and should be made to Professor Cosimo De Bari ([email protected])

Should you require a visa to undertake paid employment in the UK you will be required to fulfil the minimum points criteria to be granted a Certificate of Sponsorship and Tier 2 visa. As appropriate, at the time an offer of appointment is made you will be asked to demonstrate that you fulfil the criteria in respect of financial maintenance and competency in English. Please do not hesitate to contact Miss Natalie Reid ([email protected]) for further information.

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