Vacancy – Research Associate, King’s College London

Research Associate

King’s College London – Cardiology/Cardiovascular

The salary will be paid at Grade 6, £33,518 to £34,520 per annum, plus £2,923 per annum London Allowance.

This post will be fixed term until 30 September 2020

This is a full-time post

The postholder will participate in the cardiovascular research project in line with the objectives defined in the project description and with the overall objectives of the cardiovascular proteomics research group headed by British Heart Foundation Prof. Manuel Mayr. We are looking for an experienced and highly motivated researcher with a biomedical background who will pursue collaborative research with the members of the proteomics unit; providing predominantly expertise in molecular biology techniques, knowledge of cardiovascular diseases is desirable but not essential. The cardiovascular proteomics research group has the latest mass spectrometry equipment at its disposal ( The project will take advantage of proteomics approaches in combination with in vivo models and miRNA measurements in clinical samples to investigate the pathogenesis of cardiovascular disease.

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The selection process will include a panel interview and a presentation.

For an informal discussion to find out more about the role please contact Professor Manuel Mayr,

Forthcoming Meetings

  • 2018 BAS / BSCR / BCS Spring Meeting

    Venue: Manchester Central Dates: Monday 4-Tuesday 5 June 2018 Abstract submission deadline: tbd  Sessions titles: Aging and senescence in the cardiovascular system Nanomedicine for future diagnosis and treatment of cardiovascular disease Inflammation as a link between hypertension and cardiovascular risk

  • BAS Autumn meeting 2018, Queens College, Cambridge

      “From the Vulnerable Plaque to the Vulnerable Patient” Thursday 6th – Friday 7th September 2018 Venue: Queens College, Cambridge               Sessions will include: The Molecular Basis of Vulnerable Plaques Michael Davis Early Career

  • BAS Autumn Meeting 2017: The Role of Immunometabolic Pathways in Atherosclerosis

    Dates: Thursday 14- Friday 15 September 2017 Venue: Murray Edwards College, Cambridge Further venue information for travelling to Cambridge: Visit Cambridge guide to travelling to the City Murray Edwards College Local Area Map Cambridge Area Road Map The 2017 conference