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Post Doctoral Research Fellow

Reference:  HY0278
Campus:  Hull
Faculty/Area:  Faculty of Health Sciences
School/Department:  Hull York Medical School
Subject Group/Team:  Centre for Atherothrombosis and Metabolic Disease
Salary:  £34,189 to £39,609 per annum
Post Type:  Full Time
Closing Date:  Friday 14 June 2019

Applicants are required to submit a current CV and covering letter outlining how their qualifications and experience meet the Person Specification in the Job Description below.

We are seeking to appoint a highly motivated Postdoctoral Fellow to join the research team in the Hull York Medical School at University of Hull campus.

The project will investigate novel Ca2+ channels and intracellular Ca2+ signalling in the regulation of cell function and the development of diabetic complications (J Mol Med 2015;93:511-21; Nature Communications 2017;8:1920). The post holder will involve high-throughput screening of compounds, and carry out original research into understanding new ion channel biomarkers, pathophysiological mechanisms, and therapeutic targets of diabetic kidney disease. The post will be based in the research group of Dr Sam Xu and the project is funded by European Commission as a part of Horizon 2020 program.

The successful applicant should have a PhD in biomedical or life sciences or medicinal chemistry with excellent research abilities in molecular biology, biophysics (patch clamp), or drug discovery. Experience in cell culture, ion channel research, compound synthesis/screening is desirable, ideally the techniques in patch clamp, calcium imaging or synthetic chemistry. You are expected to work independently with good verbal and written communications with others in the group. 

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The Hull York Medical School (HYMS) brings together the strengths of the Universities of Hull and York in life, clinical, health and social sciences in partnership with the NHS.  Our current focus is on the development of biomedical research, which achieved high standards in both Universities in the last Research Excellence Framework (REF). In Hull, there is a particular emphasis on translational and patient-based biomedical research recently consolidated in the Institute for Clinical and Applied Health Research. Cardiovascular orientated research is the focus and links between metabolism, inflammation and atherothrombotic disease.

This post is  for a 12 month fixed term contract.  If you have any queries above the post please contact Dr Sam Xu:sam.xu@hyms.ac.uk Tel +44 (0)1482465372

The closing date for this job vacancy has now passed, and applications are no longer being accepted for this position

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At Hull we are committed to equality of opportunity, diversity and inclusion at every level, because we believe a diverse workforce brings broader expertise, improved innovation and greater success for all. 

 


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