The University of Manchester - Institute of Human Development
Closing date : 13/03/2015
Reference : M&HS-06023
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: 01565 818 234
Date of external posting: 12 February 2015
This vacancy will close for applications at midnight on the closing date.