Research Associate, - Ref:1388735
UCL Department / Division
Division of Medicine
Specific unit / Sub department
Centre for Cell Signalling and Molecular Genetics
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.
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.
A job description and person specification can be accessed at the bottom of this page.For an informal discussion please contact Professor Margaret Ashcroft (firstname.lastname@example.org).
For any queries regarding this advert or the recruitment process please contact Aisha Carroll (email@example.com).
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12 Jan 2014
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