University College London (UCL)

Research Fellow (Molecular Neuroscience)

University College London (UCL)

London, United Kingdom

MRC Laboratory for Molecular Cell Biology


Research Fellow (Molecular Cell Biologist)

Full Time

The appointment will be on UCL Grade 7. The salary range will be £35,965 to £43,470 per annum, inclusive of London Allowance.

Bright and motivated post-doctoral researchers are required to join our team to study the mechanisms of gene expression and RNA metabolism in neurons. This will involve working both independently and together with the PI and the members of the team in carrying out research in related areas.

The postholders will join the team led by Antonella Riccio whose research focuses on understanding how gene expression and RNA metabolism are regulated in neurons. We aim to discover the links between these processes and neuronal development and disease using mammalian peripheral and central nervous systems as a model (for more information about the research topics visit

Available from November 2019, the posts are funded by a Wellcome Trust Investigator Award and offered a contract up to three years in the first instance.

We are looking for outstanding and highly motivated candidates who have a strong track record of research in a relevant area of the life sciences. A strong background in molecular and cell biology is necessary with experience in neuroscience essential for the project. Candidates should possess a PhD in neuroscience or a related biomedical discipline.

For further details about the vacancy and how to apply online please go to and search on Reference Number 1832848.

If you have any queries regarding the vacancy or the application process, please contact Antonella Riccio (

Closing Date: 19 November 2019.

Latest time for the submission of applications: 11:59.

Interview Date: TBC.

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