Research Fellow - Faculty of Medicine & Health

7 days left

Location
United Kingdom
Salary
£33,797 to £40,322 p.a.
Posted
Sep 27, 2020
Closes
Oct 27, 2020
Ref
146053
Organization Type
University and College
Hours
Full Time
Are you an ambitious researcher looking for your next challenge?

Do you have a background in molecular and cellular biology including next generation sequencing techniques?

Do you want to further your career in one of the UK's leading research intensive Universities?

We are seeking an enthusiastic and highly motivated individual to lead on the experimental aspects of a programme grant aimed at profiling brain tumours, optimising model systems and designing functional assays. This will involve epigenetic (ChIPseq-based) profiling of valuable patient samples, assessment of existing and novel, cutting-edge in-vitro and ex-vivo experimental models and a lead role in determining the best assays to test the resulting hypotheses.

You will work closely with a senior computational biologist to create datasets, and make biologically and clinically meaningful inferences from the results of their analyses.

You will have a PhD and research experience in molecular biology or other relevant field, expertise in the management and supervision of student projects and a strong desire to translate genomic information into clinical application.

To explore the post further or for any queries you may have, please contact:

Dr Lucy Stead, Head of Glioma Genomics

Tel: 07903504807 (between 9am and 12pm), Email: l.f.stead@leeds.ac.uk

Further Information

The University of Leeds is committed to providing equal opportunities for all and offers a range of family friendly policies . The University is a charter member of Athena SWAN and holds the Bronze award. The School of Medicine holds the Gold Award. We are committed to being an inclusive medical school that values all staff, and we are happy to consider job share applications and requests for flexible working arrangements from our employees.

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