Programme Leader/Track Positions at MRC-NIMR, London

October 17, 2011 § Leave a comment

Cell and Developmental Biology Reference: IRC27831

Applications are invited for a principal investigator position in the Division of Developmental Biology to lead a new research group. We are particularly interested in candidates using quantitative or innovative approaches to obtain a cellular or molecular understanding of developing tissues. Informal enquiries to J-P Vincent (jvincen AT or James Briscoe (jbrisco AT

Physiology and Metabolism Reference: IRC26953

Applications are also invited for a principal investigator position in the new Division of Physiology and Metabolism. We particularly encourage applicants using mammalian models to investigate questions complementary to those of the Drosophila, mammalian and structural biology researchers in the current physiology and metabolism interest group ( Informal enquiries to Alex P. Gould (agould AT

Candidates for either of the above positions should have a strong track record of research and an ability to lead a team pursuing original long-term research goals, core support, including laboratory and animal staff, will be provided by the Medical Research Council. MRC-NIMR offers an exciting, supportive and collaborative environment, comprising state-of-the-art imaging and mass spectrometry, high throughput sequencing and computational facilities, FACS, and excellent mouse, fish, frog and fly facilities. For an overview of research at NIMR, see

The level of the appointment and salary will be based on expertise and experience. Salary package includes membership of the MRC Pension scheme and additional benefits. Minimum starting salary, £45,805 per annum inclusive of Location Allowance.

Applications are handled by the RCUK Shared Services Centre; to apply please visit our job board at and complete an online application form. Applicants must possess a PhD. Applicants who would like to receive this advert in an alternative format (e.g. large print, Braille, audio or hard copy), or who are unable to apply online should contact us by telephone on 01793 867003, Please quote reference number IRC27831 or IRC26953.


The closing date is 31st October 2011.


The MRC is an Equal Opportunities Employer and a final salary Pension Scheme is available. Final appointments will be subject to a pre employment screening


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