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Postdoctoral Research Assistant - QMUL20455

Department: Centre for Clinical Pharmacolgy, William Harvey Research Institute
Salary: £38,084 - £41,299 (Grade 5)
Reference: QMUL20455
Location: Charterhouse Square
Date posted: 21-Feb-2020
Closing date: 23-Mar-2020

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William Harvey Research Institute

Postdoctoral Research Associate (PDRA) 
Redox signaling in health and disease


Applications are invited for a Postdoctoral Research Associate (PDRA) position in the laboratory of Professor Philip Eaton, based at the Heart Centre, William Harvey Research Institute in Charterhouse Square.

The successful candidate will investigate how oxidants signal to control the function of the healthy heart and whether such events are altered during disease. Experience of isolated muscle or heart preparations or in vivo murine cardiac echocardiography is highly desired. Additional experience with disease models, such as diabetes, hypertension or other cardiac stress scenarios would also be welcomed, as would complementary molecular skills.

The successful candidate is requires a PhD degree in a biological, medical or chemical sciences discipline, with a good track record in publishing their work.

These are full time, fixed-term appointments for 3 years in the first instance, with a starting salary from £38,084 to £41,299 per annum inclusive of London Allowance. The benefits package includes 30 days annual leave, a defined benefit pension scheme and an interest free season ticket loan. 
    
Informal enquiries for this post should be addressed to Philip Eaton (p.eaton@qmul.ac.uk). 

Further details on this job and the online application process can be found at www.hr.qmul.ac.uk/vacancies by searching for reference number QMUL20455.

Details about the school/dept/institute can be found at http://www.whri.qmul.ac.uk.


The closing date for applications is 23rd March 2020 with interviews anticipated soon after.    

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