A25164R Research Associate

Newcastle University

Newcastle University – Faculty of Medical Sciences

You will be a highly motivated cell biologist joining the Sayer/Miles Laboratory at The Institute of Genetic Medicine. Research is focussed on inherited renal disease and ciliopathies, and you will be required to carry out a research project utilising a range of techniques including primary cell culture, “organoids”, high-throughput screening, confocal microscopy, qPCR, Western blotting.

You should have a PhD in a molecular and/or cell biology-related field. Extensive cell and molecular biology experience, in particular applied to disease modelling, and confocal microscopy are essential. Experience in bioinformatics and high-throughput multi-parameter analysis are desirable.

High levels of self motivation; planning and organisation; the ability to interpret complex experimental studies and to write for publication are essential qualities. You must have excellent communication skills and work effectively both on personal projects and within the team setting.

Tenable for 10 months.

For informal enquiries, applicants should contact Colin Miles or John Sayer

The Institute holds a bronze Athena SWAN award in addition to the University’s bronze Athena SWAN award in recognition of our good employment practices for the advancement of gender equality, and the University holds the HR Excellence in Research award for our work to support the career development of our researchers.  We are also a member of the Euraxess network.

Faculty of Medical Sciences

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