We are seeking PhD applicants with the skills and enthusiasm to undertake demonstrating with our Sports and Exercise Sciences undergraduate cohorts. The successful candidate will undertake 120-250 hours of teaching per year alongside their PhD research. You should hold (or be expecting) at least a UK upper second class honours, in a relevant discipline and should also have an interest in teaching.
The studentship is open to UK or EU candidates and will provide fees at UK/EU level plus a stipend of £14,777 for 4 years (subject to progress).
Bowen TS, Adams V, Werner S, Fischer T, Vinke P (PhD student), Brogger MN, Mangner N, Linke A, Gasch A, Labeit D, Labeit S. Small-molecule mediated knock-down of the E3 ligase MuRF1 attenuates skeletal muscle atrophy and dysfunction in cardiac cachexia. J Cachexia Sarcopenia Muscle.10.1002/jcsm.12233, 2017.
Bowen TS, Eisenkolb S (PhD student), Drobner J (PhD student), Fischer T, Werner S, Linke A, Mangner N, Schuler G, Adams V. High-intensity interval training prevents oxidant-mediated diaphragm muscle weakness in hypertensive mice. FASEB J. 31(1):60-71, 2017.
Mangner N, Bowen TS, Werner S, Fischer T, Kullnick Y, Oberbach A, Linke A, Steil L, Schuler G, Adams V.Exercise Training Prevents Diaphragm Contractile Dysfunction in Heart Failure. Med Sci Sports Exerc. Nov;48(11):2118-2124. 2016
Bowen TS, Rolim NPL, Fischer T, Bakkerud F (PhD student), Medeiros A, Werner S, Bronstad E, Rognmo O, Mangner N, Linke A, Schuler G, Silva GJ, Wisloff U, Adams V. Heart failure with preserved ejection fraction induces molecular, mitochondrial, histological, and functional impairments in rat respiratory and limb skeletal muscle. Eur J Heart Failure 17(3): 263-72, 2015
FTE Category A staff submitted: 12.50
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