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Post Doctoral Fellow

Summary Information for vacancy - reference IRC23189


Medical Research Council


£27513 Per Annum


NW7 1AA, City of London, Greater London, London

Closing Date

01 July 2011

Interviews start

Not specified




Not specified

Pay frequency


Appointment Terms

Fixed-term contract

Working Arrangement

Full time

Travel required


No of vacancies


Field of work


Brief Description

Project Title: Roles of T box proteins in the patterning of the mesoderm in the developing vertebrate embryo

Situated in Mill Hill, North West London, NIMR is the largest MRC institute, supporting some 70 research groups and 500 bench scientists. The Institute provides excellent training for researchers in a multi-disciplinary environment and is equipped with state of the art facilities.

Vacancy description

We are offering a 3 year Career Development Fellowship (CDF) which is a training and development position for post-doctoral scientists. Applicants will have recently completed their doctoral studies and will be moving into a new research discipline. The candidate will have limited previous experience of key transferable skills, or will be clinically qualified with little or no research experience. A CDF will provide opportunities to develop research project skills and collaborative links with colleagues within the Institute and elsewhere.


This Career Development Fellowship is available in Jim Smith’s laboratory at the National Institute for Medical Research. The successful candidate will be a primary worker on a project involving the analysis of mesoderm formation in the early vertebrate embryo, and ensure the project is carried out efficiently and in a proper scientific manner. Experience of molecular biology is essential.

Further information

CRB check required - No

Regulated by OCSC - No

Reserved for existing civil servants - No

Reserved for UK nationals - No

How to apply

Informal enquiries can be made to Dr Jim Smith contact

Applications are handled by the RCUK Shared Services Centre; to apply please visit our job board at and complete an online application form. Please include a covering letter and CV with your application. Applicants who would like to receive this advert in an alternative format (e.g. large print, Braille, audio or hard copy), or who are unable to apply online should contact us by telephone on 01793 867003, Please quote reference number IRC23189.

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