Research Assistant

University of Leeds

Leeds, United Kingdom

ID: 7069167 (Ref.No. MHLCM1229)
Posted: August 26, 2020

Job Description

Are you an early career researcher looking for your first challenge? Do you have a background in blood coagulation?  Do you want to further your career in one of the UK’s leading research intensive Universities?

You will be working in a team, under the supervision of senior staff. This post will be primarily contributing towards the characterisation of small molecules and how they interfere in blood clot formation and fibrinolysis using a varied number of purified, plasma and whole blood based methodologies, including thrombin generation techniques, fibrin clot formation and lysis including turbidimetric assays, laser scanning confocal microscopy, scanning electron microscopy, and ROTEM. You will be a member of a multidisciplinary team working towards novel drug discovery.  

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

Professor Helen Philippou, 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 holds the Gold award. 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:  Discovery and Translational Science Department (DTSD)
Category:  Research
Grade:  Grade 6
Salary:  £27,511 to £32,817 p.a.
Working Time:  100% full time equivalent
Post Type:  Full Time
Contract Type:  Fixed Term (Fixed term until 31 May 2021)
Release Date:  Wednesday 26 August 2020
Closing Date:  Saturday 26 September 2020
Reference:  MHLCM1229

The University community is made up of a wide range of people with diverse backgrounds and circumstances, which we value and regard as a great asset. As part of our continued commitment to equality and inclusion, we strive to create an environment where everyone can reach their full potential and have a real opportunity to participate in and contribute to our activities.


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