Research Associate - Autophagy in brain cancer pathogenesis

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Amar Annamalai
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Research Associate - Autophagy in brain cancer pathogenesis

University College London

Location:
London

Salary:
£33,353 to £40,313 per annum

Hours:
Full Time

Contract Type:
Contract / Temporary

Placed on:
11th February 2015

Closes:
2nd March 2015

Job Ref:
1451445

The appointment will be on UCL Grade 7. The salary range will be £33,353 - £40,313 per annum, inclusive of London Allowance.
 
We are seeking an interactive and self-motivated postdoctoral researcher to join a team of cell and molecular biologists working on brain cancer aetiology led by Prof Paolo Salomoni. The projects will focus on investigating the role of autophagy in regulation of brain cancer pathogenesis. This programme of work is based on recent publications from the PI’s group and others reporting a role for autophagy in tumourigenesis in the brain and other tissues.
 
The successful candidate will be integrated into the brain cancer and neuroscience research environment at UCL and will benefit from established interactions with researchers in the UK and overseas. The post will be based in the Samantha Dickson Brain Cancer Unit, within the UCL Cancer Institute, University College London, UK (http://www.ucl.ac.uk/cancer/rescancerbiol/samanthadicksonbcu). A strong mentoring programme for career development is provided.
 
The successful candidate will be funded by The Brain Tumour Charity. The post is funded for 36 months in the first instance.
 
Expertise in cancer metabolism, neuroscience/neurodevelopmental biology, cancer research is required. A PhD in these areas is also essential.
 
Applicants should apply online. Please click the ‘Apply’ button below.
 
For enquiries regarding the application process please contact e-mail: CI.Vacancies@ ucl.ac.uk 
 
Interview Date: To be confirmed
 
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