Jobs

Postdoctoral Research Associate

Employer

King's College London

Location

London, England, United Kingdom

Principal Investigator

Christopher Miller

Contact

chris.miller@kcl.ac.uk

Description

Applications are invited for a postdoctoral research associate in the Department of Basic and Clinical Neuroscience, King’s College London. The post is funded by Alzheimer’s Research UK for an initial period of two years and will examine the role of defective endoplasmic reticulum (ER)-mitochondria signaling in dementia. The project will seek to determine whether ER-mitochondria signaling is damaged in human dementia tissues and transgenic mouse models, and whether correcting this damage has therapeutic benefits. Part of the project will aim to identify novel drugs that correct damaged ER-mitochondria signaling in dementia and will involve collaborations with industrial partners.

Experience in working with transgenic mouse models, advanced microscopy, biochemical, cell, and molecular biology approaches including experimental manipulation of neurons would be advantageous. Knowledge of defective signaling processes in dementia and related disorders will also be useful.

The successful applicant will join an established research group that is headed by Chris Miller and Wendy Noble, see https://kclpure.kcl.ac.uk/portal/chris.miller.html.

Facilities for the project are excellent with ample scope for collaboration in laboratories shared with King’s UK Dementia Consortium colleagues. For further information and to apply for the post go to: https://www.jobs.ac.uk/job/BVM196/postdoctoral-research-associate.

Alternatively go to: https://my.corehr.com/pls/kingrecruit/erq_search_package.search_form?p_company=1&p_internal_external=E and search for vacancy reference ID 020266.

Requirements

See Job Pack through application links.