Research Associate

Updated: about 1 month ago
Location: London, ENGLAND
Deadline: 14 Sep 2017

UCL Department / Division
Great Ormond Street Institute of Child Health
Full Time
(inclusive of London allowance)
£34,056 - £35,938 per annum
Duties and Responsibilities

In 2014, UCL was awarded £10 million to develop better tools and imaging techniques that will improve the success of surgery and other therapies on unborn babies and infants in collaboration with KU Leuven, Great Ormond Street Hospital and University College London Hospital.

This is an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic researcher with skills in cell manipulation and gene editing to join a multidisciplinary team working across internationally leading university research groups. The candidate will develop prenatal treatments of severe and life-threatening disorders using gene and cellular therapy as well as tissue engineering, and will investigate the efficacy, safety and ethical issues of such treatments.

The candidate will work under the primary supervision of Paolo De Coppi, Professor of Paediatric Surgery. Further supervision will be provided by Anna David, Professor of Obstetrics and Maternal Fetal Medicine.

The post is available for one year in the first instance.

Key Requirements

The post holder must have a PhD or equivalent in a relevant area. Experience and Knowledge of the field of regenerative medicine and tissue engineering and experience in design and production of gene therapy vectors, cell culture, flow cytometry and molecular biology techniques.

Further Details

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 Paolo De Coppi, , +44(0)207 905 2393.

If you have any queries regarding the application process, please contact Madhur Sharma on quoting job reference number.

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Closing Date
14 Sep 2017
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