UCL Institute of Ophthalmology


Research Fellow to join the Futter Lab

3 December 2021

Position closed.

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Job details

You will be studying the regulation of lysosome turnover and activity, using the retinal pigment epithelium as a model system.

State of the art confocal, high content and electron microscopy, together with proteomic approaches, will be employed to identify novel regulators of lysosome biogenesis, activity and fate and to increase our understanding of how the lysosome life cycle is compromised in age and neurodegenerative disease.

The position is funded by the Wellcome Trust with funding available until 31 May 2024 in the first instance.

Key Requirements

Applicants must have a strong research background in molecular cell biology, an interest in membrane traffic and disease mechanisms, and a PhD in a relevant subject. The ability to work as part of a team is essential.

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Further details

If you have any queries regarding the vacancy please contact Prof Clare Futter.

If you have any queries regarding the application process please email hr.ioo@ucl.ac.uk.

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