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Research Associate, - Ref:1388735

UCL Department / Division

Division of Medicine

Specific unit / Sub department

Centre for Cell Signalling and Molecular Genetics

Grade 7

Hours Full Time

Salary (inclusive of London allowance)

£32,375 - £39,132 per annum

Duties and Responsibilities

We are looking for a highly motivated and enthusiastic researcher to work within the Centre for Cell Signalling and Molecular Genetics under the leadership of Professor Margaret Ashcroft. The project will characterise the interface between hypoxia signalling and mitochondria in cancer. The post holder would be expected to use contemporary molecular and cell biological/biochemical techniques to carry out the objective of the post. These would include; 1. General cell culture techniques, including the manipulation of mammalian and insect cells. 2. cDNA subcloning, site-directed mutagenesis. 3. Protein production, western/northern blot analysis, immunoprecipitations. Subcellular fractionation.This post is funded for six months in the first instance.

Key Requirements

A PhD. Molecular biology/cell biology and post doctoral experience is required.Working knowledge of basic state-of-the–art molecular biology, cell biology and/or biochemical techniques is essential. Working knowledge of mitochondrial biological techniques, redox measurements, oxygen consumption and respiration experiments is also essential.

Further Details

A job description and person specification can be accessed at the bottom of this page.For an informal discussion please contact Professor Margaret Ashcroft (m.ashcroft@ucl.ac.uk).

For any queries regarding this advert or the recruitment process please contact Aisha Carroll (a.carroll@ucl.ac.uk).

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Closing Date

12 Jan 2014

This appointment is subject to UCL Terms and Conditions of Service for Research and Support Staff.


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