- This is a very exciting opportunity for a highly motivated, enthusiastic scientist to join the laboratory of Professor Neil Hanley. The Hanley lab uses cutting-edge genomic technologies to understand human organogenesis, the pivotal period during early development when the body’s organs are first established. The insights from human primary tissue allied to pluripotent stem cell biology, are highly distinctive internationally. The lab has published important breakthroughs in recent years in eLife, Nature Cell Biology, Nature Communications and other high ranking journals (‘Hanley NA’ on Pubmed).
- The post has some flexibility according to the leading applicant’s interests and expertise but is likely to sit within the lab’s current major funded research strands in pancreas, liver and heart development with parallel interests and expertise in e.g. adrenal and gonadal development. Our integrative computational biology connects a wide range of organ development (Gerrard et al, eLife, 2016; https://doi.org/10.7554/eLife.15657.002) and is increasingly deciphering how mutations in the non-coding genome are linked to developmental disorders (or contribute to risk in conditions such as schizophrenia). We work closely with the labs of Professors Nicoletta Bobola and Andy Sharrocks.
- You will have the strong desire to make new discoveries that get published in leading journals. You will have a BSc (Hons) and PhD in a relevant biological sciences area, experience of managing a research project and a track record of significant research output. Broad expertise in a wide range of cellular and molecular techniques is required including cell culture, cloning, PCR, protein detection, immunohistochemistry and gene regulation. It would be highly desirable to have experience of genomic technologies, single cell applications and stem cell culture / manipulation, consistent with our existing expertise in RNAseq, ChIPseq and ATACseq, including single cell analysis.
- The School is committed to promoting equality and diversity, including the Athena SWAN charter for promoting women’s careers in STEMM subjects (science, technology, engineering, mathematics and medicine) in higher education. The School holds a Bronze Award for their commitment to the representation of women in the workplace and we particularly welcome applications from women for this post. Appointment will always be made on merit.
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Name: Professor Neil Hanley
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Tel: 0161 275 4499
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