University College London – London Centre for Nanotechnology
The appointment will be on UCL Grade 7. The salary range will be £31,778 – £38,441 per annum, inclusive of London Allowance.
Duties and Responsibilities: The aim of the project is to study pressure propagation within living cells using patch clamp electrophysiology, molecular biology and confocal microscopy. The Postholder will be required to carry out experimental research into pressure diffusion within the cytoplasm using techniques including, but not limited to, patch-clamp electrophysiology, molecular biology, and microscopy. The candidate will also be required to analyse the experimental data and if need be write short Matlab analysis programs.
The position, which is funded by The Wellcome Trust, will initially be for two years.
Key Requirements: The successful candidate will have a PhD in a relevant area of biophysics, or cell and molecular biology. Extensive experience in electrophysiology, molecular biology, and confocal microscopy is essential. Additional knowledge of cell biophysics, finite element modelling, and programming will be an advantage.
Further Details: For further details about the vacancy and how to apply on line please go to http://www.ucl.ac.uk/hr/jobs/ and search on Reference Number 1171994. Informal enquiries may be made to Dr. Guillaume Charras (firstname.lastname@example.org). If you are unable to apply online please contact Ms. Denise Ottley, London Centre for Nanotechnology, 17-19 Gordon Street London WC1H 0AH or email email@example.com
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Closing Date 28 Feb 2011
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