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Are you looking for a job in research and teaching at the UCL Institute of Education in London? The DBC Research & Teaching Department is currently hiring for a position to join their team! Learn more about the job requirements and apply now.
Duties and Responsibilities
- The aim of the studentship is to develop a non-invasive biomarker of pediatric kidney transplant rejection.
- To do this, the student will isolate immune cells from the kidney tissue of pediatric renal transplant recipients and perform RNA sequencing; transcript levels will then be associated with the patient’s clinical characteristics to identify promising biomarkers.
- We will then perform (i) a cross-sectional, validation study utilizing stored biopsy material, blood, and urine from patients and (ii) prospective validation of the prognostic value of the novel molecular biomarkers in a cohort of patients undergoing transplantation.
- This project will allow a student to establish their research career in a dynamic laboratory that is developing new treatments for children with kidney disease using cutting-edge techniques. The Ph.D. student will also obtain generic skills by attending relevant courses run by UCL.
Q: What are the benefits and perks of the job?
A: This studentship covers the cost of tuition fees based on the UK (Home) rate, as well as access to research facilities and training opportunities.
Q: What experience is needed?
A: Applicants should have a good first degree (UK 1st class or upper 2nd class honors degree or equivalent from abroad) and a Master’s degree (or equivalent work experience) in a relevant discipline by the time of registration.
Conclusion: This studentship offers an exciting opportunity for talented and motivated individuals to develop their skills and knowledge in a research environment. With a competitive tuition fee rate and access to research facilities and training opportunities, it is a great chance to develop a career in scientific research. We invite all eligible candidates to apply for this position and join us in making a difference in the world.