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Research Technician in Vascular Biology

Open to internal applicants in the Faculty of Medicine and Health at the University of Leeds.

Do you have a background and experience in laboratory studies of physiology and disease? Do you want to contribute to and work as part of a vibrant research team? Do you want to further your career in one of the UK’s leading research intensive Universities?

You will make a significant contribution to work being carried out to advance the understanding of vascular metabolism in the context of cardiovascular health and disease. Working within a research team led by Dr Richard Cubbon, you will show initiative in learning, refining and developing relevant experimental techniques, generating ideas, proposing hypotheses and solving practical and intellectual problems.

You will have a BTEC National Certificate or Diploma / Degree, or equivalent, in a biological or biomedical related discipline. You will also have a strong background in murine and laboratory studies of physiology and disease.

To explore the post further or for any queries you may have, please contact: 

Dr Richard Cubbon, British Heart Foundation Intermediate Clinical Fellow and University Academic Fellow.
Tel: +44 (0)113 343 0785, email:

Further Information

The University of Leeds is committed to providing equal opportunities for all and offers a range of family friendly policies. The University is a charter member of Athena SWAN and holds the Bronze award. The School of Medicine gained the Silver award in 2016.  We are committed to being an inclusive medical school that values all staff, and we are happy to consider job share applications and requests for flexible working arrangements from our employees.

Location:  Leeds - Main Campus
Faculty/Service:  Faculty of Medicine & Health
School/Institute:  Leeds Institute of Cardiovascular and Metabolic Medicine (LICAMM)
Section:  Division of Cardiovascular & Diabetes Research
Category:  Technical Support
Grade:  Grade 6
Salary:  £26,495 to £31,604 p.a.
Post Type:  Full Time
Contract Type:  Fixed Term (Two years)
Closing Date:  Friday 15 December 2017
Reference:  MHLCM1130
Downloads:  Candidate Brief  

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