Research Fellow in Cardio-metabolic Translational Research
University of Leeds, Faculty of Medicine & Health
United Kingdom

Are you an ambitious researcher looking for your next challenge?Do you have a background in biomedical research?  Do you want to further your career in one of the UK’s leading research-intensive Universities?

We are seeking an enthusiastic research fellow for a fixed term post at Leeds Institute of Cardiovascular and Metabolic Medicine, School of Medicine, University of Leeds. Funded by a European Research Council Proof of Concept Award, the successful applicant will deliver a project (RGD-Diabetes – PI Stephen Wheatcroft, Co-I Katie Simmons) which aims to develop small molecule agonists as novel diabetes therapeutics.

Hosted within the Discovery & Translational Science Department, RGD-Diabetes focuses on in silico modelling and design of new small molecules to mimic the insulin-sensitising actions of IGF binding protein-1, followed by their functional assessment in cellular and pre-clinical models of diabetes.

To explore the post further or for any queries you may have, please contact: 

Dr Stephen Wheatcroft, Senior Lecturer (Consultant) 

Tel: +44 (0)113 343 7760, email: 


Further Information

The University of Leeds is committed to providing equal opportunities for all and offers a range of family friendly policies. The University is a charter member of Athena SWAN and holds the Bronze award. The School of Medicine gained the Silver award in 2016.We are committed to being an inclusive medical school that values all staff, and we are happy to consider job share applications and requests for flexible working arrangements from our employees.

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