Research Fellow

Great Ormond Street Institute of Child Health

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UCL, Gower Street, London, UK


  • Posted on: 11th Nov 2021
  • Salary: £36,770 £ £38,787 per annum
  • REF: 1880298
  • Closes: 08th December 2021
  • Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
  • Hours: Full Time

Duties and Responsibilities

The mission of the UCL GOS Institute of Child Health is to improve the health and well-being of children, and the adults they will become, through world-class research, education and public engagement.

We are looking for a highly motivated, hard-working Research Fellow to join our team working on the development of therapeutic approaches for neuromuscular diseases and Facioscapulohumeral (FSHD) dystrophy in particular. The post holder will work on a new FSHD society funded project. The central role of this post is to validate a therapeutic strategy in cellular and mouse models to move forward into the clinic.

This post is available until 31 July 2022 in the first instance.

Key Requirements

The successful candidate will hold a PhD (thesis submitted) or post-doctoral experience in muscle and have experience in mouse manipulation and management of mouse colony, breeding’s, weaning’s, keen interest in Rare diseases and the development of therapeutic approaches.

Further Details

A job description and person specification can be accessed at the bottom of the page.

To apply for the vacancy please click on the Apply Now button below.

If you have any queries regarding the application process, please contact Madhur Sharma, quoting job reference 1880298.

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8 Dec 2021

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