Postdoctoral Research Scientist in Cardiac Developmental Biology, University of Oxford

Posted 9/22/2017

Applications are invited for a Postdoctoral Research Scientist to join Dr Duncan Sparrow’s laboratory in the Department of Physiology, Anatomy & Genetics to work on a project focused on investigating the environmental causes of congenital heart. You must hold, or be near completion of, a PhD/DPhil in Molecular Biology, Biomedical Sciences, Genetics or a related science. You must have experience working with animal models of development and/or cardiovascular diseases, preferably experience with mice. You will have a high level of technical competence in developmental, molecular and/or cell biology methods and techniques, for example mouse embryology and histology, fluorescence microscopy, immunohistochemistry, in situ hybridisation, ability to communicate your findings in a scholarly manner in writing as well as orally in English. Must have, or be capable of obtaining, a Home Office PILB (or better) to conduct required procedures. This post will be funded for up to 5 years by the British Heart Foundation. The closing date for applications is midday on 23 October, with interviews likely to be held the week beginning 30 October.

For further information, please contact Dr Duncan Sparrow (

Last Updated 09/22/2017