Scientific Officer – Neuromuscular Group

Applications are now being taken for the position of scientific officer at the John Walton Muscular Dystrophy Research Centre based in Newcastle, UK.

Directed by Prof Hanns Lochmüller, Prof Kate Bushby and Prof Volker Straub the successful applicant will join a multidisciplinary team to develop and lead on translational research in neuromuscular disorders, and will be expected to contribute significantly to the scientific output of the centre through their own research into inherited, neuromuscular disorders.

A scientific background (e.g. PhD), experience in –omics research, gene and cell therapy, and insight on how new developments elsewhere impact on the work of the centre will be crucial.

A proven track record of effective communication and presentation skills, scientific supervisory experience, grant and publication record are also very important.

Informal enquiries should be directed to Hanns Lochmüller

Closing date
6 August 2015

Further details
Institute of Genetic Medicine