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Research Assistant Bone Biology

To analyse bone and serum samples from Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy animal models. Closing on 19 May.

A position is available for a post-doctoral scientist based within the research group of Professor Colin Farquharson at the Roslin Institute, University of Edinburgh. The post-holder will analysis bone and serum samples from Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy animal models. This post is funded by LIFEArc-CSO.

The Opportunity:

The successful candidate will have a PhD and ideally several years of relevant research experience in skeletal biology. The applicant is expected to disseminate their data in refereed papers, presentations and conference abstracts.

Your skills and attributes for success:

·         Knowledge of cartilage and bone biology

·         Skilled in microcomputed tomography (µCT) analysis of bones, histology and histomorphometry techniques.

·         Strong organisational, presentation and communication (written and verbal) skills.

·         Evidence of ongoing quality research output

·         Ability to apply relevant knowledge, skills and techniques in a research environment.

·         An excellent team player

Futher Information

All applicants are encouraged to apply online. The application process is quick and easy to follow, and you will receive email confirmation of safe receipt of your application. Applications should be received by the closing date of 19 May 2021.

Further information and application