Imperial College London (ICL)

Research Associate in Vascular and Skeletal Biology

Imperial College London (ICL)

London, United Kingdom

Research Associate in Vascular and Skeletal Biology

Division/Department//Faculty: Institute of Clinical Sciences, Faculty of Medicine

Salary: £38,566 – £47,579 p.a.

Campus: Hammersmith

Contract type: full time, for 2 years with a possibility of extension

Job Summary

The research programme in Integrative Skeletal Physiology Lab led by Dr Saravana Ramasamy focuses on understanding the functions of bone microenvironments in health, regeneration and disease.

Integrative Skeletal Physiology Lab is a team of scientists that study fundamentals of physiology using advanced research tools to understand the basic biology. We use the knowledge to enhance tissue repair and design therapeutic strategies for managing blood and bone diseases. We seek highly motivated individuals with a strong passion for research to join our team as postdoctoral research associate scientists. We have two open positions to investigate vascular functions in skeletal ageing and tissue regeneration.

For more information about our work, visit our page at the MRC LMS. If you find our work interesting and enjoy curiosity-driven research, do not hesitate to contact us. The position provides an outstanding opportunity for academic and professional growth and collaboration with basic and translational investigators.

Duties and responsibilities

You will manage your academic and administrative activities. This involves project management to co-ordinate multiple aspects of work to meet deadlines, and present detailed research outcomes and proposals.

Essential requirements

You must have

  • A PhD in any field of biology or equivalent research, together with relevant practical experience.
  • Strong background in cell and molecular biology, and understand fundamental concepts in the field
  • Willingness to work with the mouse model systems and independently manage a research project.

Further Information

To apply please visit: https://www.imperial.ac.uk/jobs/description/MED01468/research-associate

Candidates who have not yet been officially awarded their PhD will be appointed as Research Assistant within the salary range £35,477- £38,566 per annum

For technical issues when applying online please email recruitment@imperial.ac.uk

Closing date: 22 October 2019

Imperial College is committed to equality of opportunity, to eliminating discrimination and to creating an inclusive working environment. We are an Athena SWAN Silver award winner, a Stonewall Diversity Champion, a Disability Confident Employer and work in partnership with GIRES to promote respect for trans people.

The College is a proud signatory to the San-Francisco Declaration on Research Assessment (DORA), which means that in hiring and promotion decisions, we evaluate applicants on the quality of their work, not the journal impact factor where it is published. For more information, see https://www.imperial.ac.uk/research-and-innovation/about-imperial-research/research-evaluation/

The College believes that the use of animals in research is vital to improve human and animal health and welfare. Animals may only be used in research programmes where their use is shown to be necessary for developing new treatments and making medical advances. Imperial is committed to ensuring that, in cases where this research is deemed essential, all animals in the College’s care are treated with full respect, and that all staff involved with this work show due consideration at every level. http://www.imperial.ac.uk/research-and-innovation/about-imperial-research/research-integrity/animal-research

Please apply via recruiter’s website.

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