Novo Nordisk Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Diabetes and Metabolism (4 posts) Research Departments of the University of Oxford Grade 7 : £32,236 - £39,609 p.a.
Novo Nordisk is funding a prestigious fellowship programme at the University of Oxford for both basic science and clinical researchers, focused on diabetes research.
We are looking to recruit four outstanding postdoctoral researchers who can utilise the support offered by this programme to become future leaders in the field, developing scientific excellence within diabetes and ultimately improving patients’ lives.
In Oxford, world-class diabetes research is conducted across the spectrum of population, clinical and basic science. Depending on the project selected, you will be based in : 1) Oxford Centre for Diabetes, Endocrinology and Metabolism, 2) Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, 3) Department of Physiology, Anatomy and Genetics, 4) Nuffield Department of Medicine or, 5) The Kennedy Institute of Rheumatology.
There is also the opportunity to spend time in the laboratories of Novo Nordisk (both in Oxford and Denmark). This distribution of time will depend on the specific project.
You will be responsible for conducting the research project selected, including the production of novel scientific data and presentation at national and international meetings.
You should have a PhD (completed or close to completion) in a biomedical subject, or other relevant subject, together with skills and experience relevant to biomedical research.
You should be no more than 3 years post PhD at the start of the fellowship (Autumn 2019) and have a strong CV, having published in high impact journals and presented at international meetings.
As well as an enthusiastic interest in diabetes research, you will have evidence of excellent interpersonal skills and leadership, with the ability to communicate research ideas and results in a clear and logical way.
Further information is detailed in the job description.