Research Associate (Fixed Term), Ozanne Laboratory, Wellcome-MRC Institute of Metabolic Science, Cambridge University

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The laboratory of Professor Susan Ozanne ( is seeking a postdoctoral research associate who has experience in cardio-metabolic phenotyping in rodent models. Our main research interest is in understanding how obesity and impaired glucose tolerance during pregnancy impacts on offspring cardio-metabolic health. We are particularly interested in establishing intervention strategies in the mother that improve both maternal and offspring cardiovascular and metabolic health. Supported by the British Heart Foundation, this post will involve cardio-metabolic phenotyping of rodent models to study the effects of interventions that target insulin resistance and oxidative stress.

Key responsibilities

Scientists with experience in cardiovascular and metabolic phenotyping, especially in relation to maternal and fetal physiology, are encouraged to apply. Applicants should have a background in studying cardio-metabolic physiology in rodents and will have the following responsibilities:

Other information

This position is based at the Wellcome Trust-MRC Institute of Metabolic Science ( at the University of Cambridge, which provides a highly collaborative and stimulating environment.

Informal inquiries about this position should be directed to Prof Susan Ozanne at with reference number RG28924 in the subject line.

Fixed-term: The funds for this post are available until 31 January 2023 in the first instance.

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