Opening For Research Associate : London

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Opening For Research Associate : London

UCL MRC Laboratory for Molecular Cell Biology
Research Associate
 
The appointment will be full time on UCL Grade 7. The salary range will be £32,669 per annum, inclusive of London Allowance.
 
We are pleased to announce a call for applications for a BBSRC funded post-doctoral researcher position in the lab of Dr Jonathan Chubb in the MRC Laboratory for Molecular Cell Biology (http://www.ucl.ac.uk/lmcb/research-group/jonathan-chubb-research-group). The lab has developed powerful technologies to image pulses of gene expression in living cells (Curr Biol 24:205-11, PNAS 109:7350-5, Curr Biol 16:1018-25). We use a combination of live cell imaging, modeling and molecular genetics to understand the mechanistic basis of gene expression pulses, how they are responsive to signals, developmental and chromatin context and the implications of pulsatile gene expression on the generation of diversity between cells in developmental and clinical contexts.
 
The position is available to start from 1st August 2014 for 2 years, initially.
 
Candidates are expected to be exceptional, highly motivated scientists who have a strong track record of research in a relevant area of the life and/or physical sciences. A strong background in molecular and cell biology is necessary. We would also favour applicants with considerable experience with live cell imaging and the computational analysis of large imaging and sequence databases.
 
Work will be carried out both at the MRC Laboratory for Molecular Cell Biology  http://www.ucl.ac.uk/LMCB/.  The LMCB is in the main UCL campus, in the heart of central London.
 
For further details about the vacancy and how to apply online please go to http://www.ucl.ac.uk/hr/jobs/ and search on Reference Number 1415860
 
If you have any queries regarding the vacancy, please contact Dr Jonathan Chubb 
(  j.chubb@ucl.ac.uk ) or the application process please contact Ione Karney (i.karney@ucl.ac.uk ).
Closing Date: 15th June 2014