Post-Doctoral Research Scientist

Salary: Up to £30,600 per annum

Closing date: 18th April 2019

3 years fixed term, full-time (35 hours per week)

The Animal Health Trust is a leading veterinary research institute and registered charity with the prime purpose of improving animal welfare through veterinary research, together with advanced clinical and educational commitment. It is internationally recognised as a centre of scientific excellence for veterinary research. Located on a beautiful green site location just four miles from Newmarket, our state of the art laboratories offer a challenging and rewarding environment in which to work.

We are currently seeking a post-doctoral scientist, for a 3 year fixed term position based at the Animal Health Trust, to work on a project to understand the genetic basis of fractures in Thoroughbreds using induced pluripotent stem cells.

A PhD in molecular/cell biology is required. We are looking for a highly motivated and enthusiastic individual with strong communication and interpersonal skills. Good molecular biology skills, including cell culture are essential. Previous experience in stem cell culture and/or RNA sequencing analysis would be an advantage.

For further information on an informal basis please contact Dr. Debbie Guest, email: or telephone: 01638 751000 ex.1283.

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If you are interested in applying for this position, please forward your CV and covering letter, stating why you are interested in this role and your current salary, to

Closing date: 18 April 2019

Interviews to be held: w/c 6 May 2019