University of Nottingham

Research Associate/Fellow (fixed term)

2024-04-23 (Europe/London)
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Life Sciences

Location:  UK Other 

Salary:  £30,487 to £45,585 per annum, (pro rata if applicable) depending on skills and experience (minimum £33966 with relevant PhD). Salary progression beyond this scale is subject to performance. 

Closing Date:  Tuesday 23 April 2024 

Reference:  MED105124

Myotonic Dystrophy is the most common form of muscular dystrophy in adults. It affects around 1 in 5,000 people. We are trying to develop a treatment for this condition as part of a multidisciplinary team involving researchers in Life Sciences and Chemistry at the University of Nottingham and colleagues at the University of Oxford. This work involves developing and testing small molecules as potential therapeutics in cell-based assays and other approaches for validation of on-target and off-target effects.

We are looking for someone to join a multidisciplinary team funded by an MRC DPFS award. The appointee will be responsible for testing compounds in cell culture and in vivo.  The appointee will be expected to have knowledge and experience of molecular biology, as well as the ability to work independently and within a group.

The post is offered on a fixed term contract until 31 October 2025, with an anticipated start around May 2024. Hours of work are full time (36.25 hours per week). Job share arrangements may be considered.

Informal enquiries may be addressed to David Brook email Please note that applications sent directly to this email address will not be accepted.

Requests for secondment from internal candidates may be considered on the basis that prior agreement has been sought from both your current line manager and the manager of your substantive post, if you are already undertaking a secondment role.

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Research Associate/Fellow (fixed term)
University Park Nottingham, United Kingdom
Application deadline
2024-04-23 23:59 (Europe/London)
2024-04-24 00:59 (CET)
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