Salary: £30,395 – £32,236 (with progression to £39,610) per annum.
Closing date: 28 August 2019
An outstanding candidate is sought with a proven track record of research in the area of in vivo genetic models and/or cartilage pathobiology to join this project in the laboratory of Dr Kasia Pirog that forms part of the Newcastle University’s Skeletal Research group (SRG).
This is a 3 years fixed term position and provides an exciting opportunity to work in an interdisciplinary group as part of a research team studying osteoarthritis progression using mouse models to detect clinically relevant changes and potential disease modifying agents.
You should have a PhD in Musculoskeletal Science or related field, experience in general histology and laboratory techniques, large data analysis (transcriptomics/proteomics), and proficiency in statistical skills. Animal research experience would be advantageous but training will be provided if necessary.
This is a full time, fixed term post for the duration of 3 years.
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