The University of Manchester (UoM)

Research Associate in System Level Analysis of Human Organogenesis (2 posts available)

The University of Manchester (UoM)

Manchester, United Kingdom

Research Associate in System Level Analysis of Human Organogenesis (2 posts available)

University of Manchester


£32,236 – £39,609 per annum depending on experience

Fixed Term – Starting as soon as possible until 30 October 2020 (Post 1) and 31 December 2020 (Post 2)

Ref: BM&H-14192

We seek applications from enthusiastic and highly motivated scientists with a strong interest in genomics, human developmental biology and cell biology. You will delineate the transcriptomes and regulatory programs of the cell subpopulations that comprise different human organs (with a focus on heart, stomach, liver and pancreas). Building on available whole transcriptomes and chromatin states for 18 organs of the developing human embryo, the project will use the latest technologies (e.g. single cell RNA-seq, single cell ATAC-seq, spatial transcriptomics) to resolve cell subpopulations within organs, uncover the regulatory programs responsible for their differentiation and trace their lineage history. 

Our laboratories are part of a larger research group using genomic approaches and are located in a cutting-edge multidisciplinary centre for biomedical research. You should hold (or expect to obtain shortly) a PhD (or equivalent) in Molecular Biology, Developmental Biology, or a closely related field with relevant experience in these areas. Funded by the Medical Research Council (MRC), these positions are available immediately.

Facilities for animal research are first rate and are validated by all the appropriate Home Office licences. However, if you have any medical, social or ethical reasons for avoiding work on experimental animals, then do not apply for this post.

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Closing date: 5 August 2019 at midnight.

The School is committed to promoting equality and diversity, including the Athena SWAN charter for promoting women’s careers in STEMM subjects (science, technology, engineering, mathematics and medicine) in higher education. The School holds a Bronze Award for their commitment to the representation of women in the workplace and we particularly welcome applications from women for this post. All appointments will be made on merit. For further information, please visit: 

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