Senior Research Fellow (Cellular Myologist)

Dept Neurodegenerative Disease and Dubowitz Neuromuscular Centre, UCL

Ref Number: B02-06996

Professional Expertise: Research and Research Support

Department: School of Life & Medical Sciences (B02)

Location: London


About us

The Department of Neurodegenerative Disease is recognised as internationally leading in the study of neurodegenerative diseases causing dementia and related disorders.

The Genetic Therapy Accelerator Centre (GTAC) is located in the Department. The mission of this new Centre is to embed translational research into the basic research and clinical activities of the Queen Square Institute of Neurology. The Centre combines laboratory and clinical expertise focused on neuromuscular and neurological disorders, their mechanisms of disease and includes cutting-edge RNA and AAV gene therapy expertise. The Centre fosters cross-institutional collaborations and facilitate RNA and gene therapy programs.

About the role

We are seeking a highly motivated and talented Senior Research Fellow (Cellular Myologist) to join the GTAC Laboratory under the direction of Professor Francesco Muntoni.

As an experienced molecular and cell biologist, you will develop, establish, and pursue your research programme which is expected to involve both the GTAC and the Dubowitz Neuromuscular Centre (DNC).

In addition to your primary role to conduct your research programme, you will supervise PhD, MSc and MRes students, Research Assistants and Postdoctoral Research Fellows affiliated to the Centre. You will be expected to raise funding for your own research and also carry out collaborative projects with GTAC and DNC colleagues, and their collaborators in partnering academic or industrial institutions, and present research findings at seminars and conferences.

The post is available immediately and funded for five years in the first instance.

Informal enquiries to Prof. Francesco Muntoni 

London, United Kingdom
Job Type
Employment Type
Full Time
Job Location
On Site
Valid Through
25 Jun 2024
Posted On
31 May 2024

Organisation Information

Dept Neurodegenerative Disease and Dubowitz Neuromuscular Centre, UCL

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