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Position: Research Fellow
Institution: University College London
Department: Division of Medicine
Location: London, United Kingdom
Duties: The post holder will lead the experimental medicine component and be primarily responsible for performing and analysing multiparameter flow cytometry on peripheral blood samples from patients in the trial focussing on B and T cell biology, supported by a research assistant currently in post. We are also analysing serum autoantibody production and RNA sequencing data from whole blood and the post holder will contribute to the integration of these data
Requirements: We are seeking a highly motivated post-doc with experience in multi-paramater flow cytometry (essential) preferably as applied to human immunology. The successful candidate will have experience in cellular immunology. Publications in internationally regarded scientific journals and a PhD in immunology are essential
   
Text: Research Fellow, - Ref:1786988 Click here to go back to search results Apply Now UCL Department / Division Division of Medicine Specific unit / Sub department Centre for Rheumatology Location of position London Grade 7 Hours Full Time (Job share considered) Salary (inclusive of London allowance) ?35,328 - ?37,280 per annum Duties and Responsibilities UCL is one of the top Universities in the world with superb facilities for biomedical sciences and its translation to human disease. The successful candidate will join Professor Ehrenstein?s group which focusses on translational research in autoimmune rheumatic disease spanning investigation in animal models to early phase clinical trials. Work within the Professor Ehrenstein?s team aims to translate advances in the understanding of autoimmune rheumatic diseases into improved diagnosis and therapy. Its close link to UCLH provides an excellent interface between science and medicine. The work will be carried out at the Centre for Rheumatology in the Rayne Building, which has an MRC Centre Development Grant for providing flow-cytometry infrastructure including four multi-parameter flow-cytometers, a high speed cell sorter, an ImageStream and technical support. BEAT-LUPUS is a UK-wide randomised clinical trial testing the effectiveness of belimumab after rituximab in 50 patients with SLE (https://beatlupus.uk). Recruitment is on target to complete in March 2019. The post holder will lead the experimental medicine component and be primarily responsible for performing and analysing multiparameter flow cytometry on peripheral blood samples from patients in the trial focussing on B and T cell biology, supported by a research assistant currently in post. We are also analysing serum autoantibody production and RNA sequencing data from whole blood and the post holder will contribute to the integration of these data. A trial manager, data manager and statistician at The UCL Clinical Trial Unit support the trial as well as a clinical fellow. The post is supported by MRC as part of a nationwide collaboration (MASTERPLANS) and is available for 1 year in the first ins tance. Key Requirements We are seeking a highly motivated post-doc with experience in multi-paramater flow cytometry (essential) preferably as applied to human immunology. The successful candidate will have experience in cellular immunology. Publications in internationally regarded scientific journals and a PhD in immunology are essential. Knowledge of molecular immunology and bioinformatics is preferable but not essential. Further Details A Job description and person specification can be accessed at the bottom of this page. To apply please click on the "Apply Now" button below. For an informal discussion please contact Professor Mike Ehrenstein (m.ehrenstein@ucl.ac.uk). For any queries regarding this advert or the recruitment process please contact Anita Gorasia (a.gorasia@ucl.ac.uk). UCL Taking Action for Equality We will consider applications to work on a part-time, flexible and job share basis wherever possible. Closing Date 7 Feb 2019 Latest time for the submission of applications 23:59 Interview date TBC Our department holds an Athena SWAN Silver award, in recognition of our commitment and demonstrable impact in advancing gender equality. This appointment is subject to UCL Terms and Conditions of Service for Research and Support Staff. Please use these links to find out more about UCL working life including the benefits we offer and UCL Terms and Conditions related to this job. Job description and Person specification Apply Now
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