Job ID: 96938

Research Associate – CMT2A

Position: Post-doctoral Position

Deadline: 3 November 2022

Employment Start Date: 2 January 2023

Contract Length: 12 months

City: Sheffield

Country: United Kingdom

Institution: The University of Sheffield

Department: School of Biosciences


Applications are invited to join a dynamic research group led by Dr Ivana Barbaric to work on a
Muscular Dystrophy UK-funded project. In this exciting project, the focus will be on utilising our
stem cell-based model of Charcot Marie Tooth type 2A disease to search for therapeutic targets.
Applicants must have recently completed or hold a PhD in the areas of stem cell or neurobiology.

Experience with human pluripotent stem cells and motor neuron differentiation is desirable. You
must be self-motivated, well-organised, highly independent, and willing to work with other
members of the existing research team. Excellent communication, written and interpersonal skills
are also essential.

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Reward Package includes a competitive salary, a generous Pension Scheme and annual leave
entitlement, as well as access to a range of learning and development courses to support your
personal and professional development.

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