King's College London (KCL)

Research Associate

King's College London (KCL)

London, United Kingdom

Research Associate

King’s College London

King’s Department of Physics / Randall Centre of Cell and Molecular Biophysics

Ref. 027066

The salary will be paid at Grade 6, £38,304 to £45,026 per annum, inclusive of £3,500 per annum London Allowance.

Fixed Term, Full Time


We are seeking a highly motivated and experienced researcher, holding a PhD in Cell biology, biophysics or related disciplines that has experience and is interested in different aspects of cellular mechanobiology. Experience on different aspects of cell biology (gene expression, transfections and generation of stable cell line is a strong requirement). The candidate will work with different mechanical techniques (AFM, Magnetic Tweezers, substrate stiffness, cell stretching devices, microfluidics) combined with optical microscopy (confocal and super-resolution) to understand how mechanical forces from the extracellular matrix propagate inside the cell to reach the cell nucleus.

This post will be offered on a fixed-term contract for two years or until 1 May 2022.

The selection process will include a panel interview and presentation.

For an informal discussion to find out more about the role please contact: Prof Sergi Garcia-Manyes

To apply, please go to: and register with the King’s College London application portal and complete your application online.

Closing date: Midnight on 12 March 2020.

Please apply via recruiter’s website.