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Research Associate (Fixed Term)

Applications are invited for a postdoctoral research associate to study mammalian developmental, neurological and physiological processes through the generation and analysis of mouse mutants defective in pathways regulated by genomic imprinting. The successful candidate will join Professor Anne Ferguson-Smith's group focusing on the molecular events governing pre and postnatal mammalian development, and is required to have experience in working with mouse models and phenotyping in behavioural and/or physiological contexts.

Essential skills: PhD in Mammalian genetics or related subject. Relevant experience of working with phenotyping mammalian genetic models. Excellent verbal and written communication skills, and have a record of publications in relevant areas.

Fixed-term: The funds for this post are available until 30 November 2018 in the first instance.

Once an offer of employment has been accepted, the successful candidate will be required to undergo a health assessment.

To apply online for this vacancy, please click on the 'Apply' button below. This will route you to the University's Web Recruitment System, where you will need to register an account (if you have not already) and log in before completing the online application form.

If you have any questions, or wish to discuss the post please contact Anne Ferguson-Smith on 01223 333834.

Please quote reference PC11866 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

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