Research Fellow

Research Fellow

University College London (UCL)

London, United Kingdom

UCL Great Ormond Street Institute of Child Health


Research Fellow

Full Time

The appointment will be on UCL Grade 7. The salary range will be £35,328 – £36,291 per annum, inclusive of London Allowance.

The Giustacchini lab is focusing on achieving a better understanding of stem cell heterogeneity in Myeloid Leukemias and its implications in therapy response. This is an opportunity for an enthusiastic post-doc to join the lab and lead a project focusing on the characterization of transcriptomic and metabolic heterogeneity in normal tissue (hematopoietic stem cells) and in cancer (Myeloid Leukemia stem cells).

The successful candidate will be an active member of a research team, will lead her/his own project and will contribute to the development of research ideas and proposals. As a post-doctoral researcher, will be responsible of planning experiments, generating and analyzing results. The role holder will be expected to produce independent and original contributions.

The post is funded for 24 months in the first instance.

The successful candidate will hold a PhD (or about to submit) in relevant subject area together with relevant experience in hematopoiesis. The candidate must have previous experience in experimental application of molecular and cellular biology, tissue culture, in-vivo models, hematopoiesis, leukaemia models and functional analysis of human haemopoietic cells.

Experience in multi-color fluorescence activated cell sorting (FACS), cell culture of primary hematopoietic cells and molecular biology (qRT-PCR, RNA-seq), is essential. Experience in bioinformatic analysis is an asset.

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

Closing Date: 2 February 2019

Latest time for the submission of applications: 23:59.

Interview Date: TBC

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