We are recruiting

Post title:         Post-doctoral Scientist - Acute-on-Chronic Liver Failure

Location:         Institute of Hepatology, 111 Coldharbour Lane, London SE5 9NT

Job ref:            RS30

Salary range:  £34,960-£36,440 (including London allowance)

Duration:          3 years

               The closing date for applications for this post has now passed

Responsibilities

The Foundation for Liver Research is seeking an enthusiastic, flexible and committed scientist to explore the ability of immunotherapeutic strategies to dampen inflammatory immune responses and drive liver repair/regeneration in patients with acute-on-chronic liver failure (ACLF).

The post holder will have the opportunity to investigate the precise mechanisms driving the development of ACLF and explore the utility of novel therapeutics. The post is based at the Institute of Hepatology, London and will be in collaboration with the Institute of Liver Studies at King’s College Hospital. The person will be required to proactively design/run experiments, publish data in high impact peer reviewed journals and participate in educational programmes within the Institute.

Experience/skills required:

Applicants must have a PhD in Immunology, Hepatology or a related discipline and have a proven scientific interest and research productivity in liver disease.  They must also have demonstrable laboratory based experience in immunological assays and aseptic tissue culture techniques.

See the job description and person specification 

How to Apply: Candidates should submit a detailed curriculum vitae with a description of research experience to: Natalie Day, Head of Administration (E-mail: n.day@researchinliver.org.uk Tel: 020 7255 9832 or 020 7255 9833).  Informal enquiries should be made to Dr Vishal Patel (vishal.patel@researchinliver.org.uk).  Please quote job ref RS30.

Closing date for applications: 5pm Friday 30th March 2018.  Applications received after this deadline will not be considered. We will aim to respond to all applicants but in the event that you have not heard from us by Friday 13th April please assume that your application has been unsuccessful.

Due to current UK immigration restrictions the Foundation can only accept applications from EU nationals and individuals with existing permission to work in the UK. Please do not apply unless you satisfy this criteria.

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