A Postdoctoral Research Associate position is available within Professor Steve O'Rahilly's group at the Institute of Metabolic Science (IMS).
Supported by the Wellcome Trust, this post will involve the study of molecular mechanisms underpinning the control of human metabolic pathways and their disruption in diseases characterised by insulin resistance including fatty liver disease and Type 2 diabetes.
Scientists with a strong background in molecular and cell biology are encouraged to apply. An aptitude for and interest in developing more bioinformatic expertise would be advantageous.
Some understanding of mammalian physiology and pathophysiology would be helpful as there will also be opportunities to model human diseases in lower organisms.
The role holder will work closely with other members of the group on this research programme, in addition to developing their own independent research ideas and questions.
You will be expected to :
To be considered for this position, you must have :
Fixed-term : The funds for this post are available until 31 January 2024 in the first instance.
Once an offer of employment has been accepted, the successful candidate will be required to undergo a health assessment.
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The closing date is 30 April 2019, with interviews to be confirmed.
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