Research Associate in Biology/Biomedicine

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Amar Annamalai
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Research Associate in Biology/Biomedicine

The University of Manchester - Institute of Human Development

Closing date :

Reference :

Faculty / Organisational unit :
Medical & Human Sciences

School / Directorate :
Institute of Human Development

Division :
Genomic Medicine

Employment type :
Fixed Term

Duration :
March 2015 to January 2016

Location :
Oxford Road, Manchester

Salary :
£30,434 to £37,394 per annum

Hours per week :
Full Time

You will focus on the differentiation of induced pluripotent stem cells (iPSCs) from skin biopsies of CADASIL patients into smooth muscle cells and the characterisation of these cells for the purpose of elucidating the molecular mechanisms of this condition and identify therapeutic options.

You should have a PhD degree in the area of biology or biomedicine; he/she will have a demonstrated research experience in cell biology and molecular biology. Experience in stem cells biology or vascular cell biology is desirable.

The Institute of Human Behaviour is committed to promoting equality and diversity, including the Athena SWAN charter for promoting women’s careers in STEMM subjects (science, technology, engineering, mathematics and medicine) in higher education. The Institute received a Bronze Award in 2013 for their commitment to the representation of women in the workplace and we particularly welcome applications from women for this post. Appointment will always be made on merit. For further information, please visit:

Enquiries about the vacancy, shortlisting and interviews:

Dr Tao Wang, Senior Lecturer

Tel: +44 (0)161 275 15108

General enquiries:
Tel: 0161 275 4499

Technical support:

Tel: 01565 818 234

Date of external posting:    
12 February 2015

This vacancy will close for applications at midnight on the closing date.