Senior Scientist, Liver Metabolism job in Cambridge
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The Internal Medicine Research Unit (IMRU) is committed to pursuing a deep mechanistic understanding of metabolic diseases including Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease (NAFLD) and Nonalcoholic Steatohepatitis (NASH). This role will focus on basic mechanistic science with the ultimate goal of identifying novel therapies for NAFLD/NASH. The aim is to recruit a scientifically and technically strong research scientist proficient in in vivo and in vitro metabolic research. Our goal is to build a research team of driven scientists focused on the metabolic pathways driving NAFLD and NASH. |
The successful candidate is expected to lead basic scientific research into pertinent biological questions for internal programs. The candidate should possess strong technical skills in the areas of rodent handling, dietary rodent models of obesity and diabetes and experimental design. Proficiency in cell culture techniques is desired and experience with primary hepatocyte culture is preferred but not required. An advanced understanding of the underlying causes of metabolic disease, hepatosteatosis and basic metabolic pathways is essential as the candidate will be responsible for developing and leading the experimental strategy supporting their work.
Successful candidates will be expected to:
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