Research Fellow in Inflammation and Cardiovascular Disease

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Short info about job

Company: University of Leeds

Salary: £32,004 to £38,183 p.a.

Hours: Full Time

Contract type: Fixed-Term/Contract

Type / Role: Academic or Research

Phone: +44-115 6442901

Fax: +44-1526 1075805

E-mail: N\A


Detail information about job Research Fellow in Inflammation and Cardiovascular Disease. Terms and conditions vacancy

Are you an ambitious researcher looking for your next challenge? Do you have a background in inflammation research? Do you want to further your career in one of the UK’s leading research intensive Universities?

You will join a Heart Research UK funded project that will examine the role of platelet-driven inflammation in subjects with cardiovascular disease. Cardiovascular orientated research focusses on the links between metabolism, inflammation and atherothrombotic disease. You will work in the research group of Professor Khalid Naseem which is carrying out research into the identification of novel biochemical and molecular mechanisms that contribute to the regulation of blood platelet activity and thrombosis. A range of techniques will be used in this project including the isolation of blood platelets, immunoblotting and immunoprecipitation, qRT-PCR, super resolution microscopy and multiplexed flow cytometry.

You will have a first degree and PhD (or close to completion) in biochemistry, immunology or a closely allied discipline and a strong background in the use of flow cytometry for the analysis of blood cells.

To explore the post further or for any queries you may have, please contact:

Professor Khalid Naseem, Professor in Cardiovascular Biology   Tel: +44 (0)113 343 1560,email: [email protected]

Further information

The University of Leeds is committed to providing equal opportunities for all and offers a range of family friendly policies ( The University is a charter member of Athena SWAN and holds the Silver award. The School of Medicine gained the Silver award in 2016. We are committed to being an inclusive medical school that values all staff, and we are happy to consider job share applications and requests for flexible working arrangements from our employees.  

Location: Leeds - Main CampusFaculty/Service: Faculty of Medicine & HealthSchool/Institute: Leeds Institute of Cardiovascular and Metabolic Medicine (LICAMM)Section: Division of Cardiovascular & Diabetes ResearchGrade: Grade 7Salary: £32,004 to £38,183 p.a.A maximum of £33,943 p.a. can be offered due to funding limitationsWorking Time: 100% FTEContract Type: Fixed Term (Two years-External funding)Interview Date: Thursday 21 September 2017

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