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Royal Osteoporosis Society Panel and committee recruitment

Royal Osteoporosis Society
Closing date: Wed 20 Jan 2021

Panel and committee recruitment
Support our research grants programme
We’re looking to recruit new members to our Research Grants Assessment Panel (formerly known as the Research Grants Committee).
This Panel consists of a multi-disciplinary group of academics and health professionals representing a range of disciplines, and supports the provision of peer-reviewed research grants by the charity. Its role includes:
• Overseeing the processes involved in the research grants programme
• Making recommendations to the Board of Trustees on the allocation of research funding, in line with the Royal Osteoporosis Society (ROS) research strategy and priorities set by the Academy Advisory Committee
• Advising the ROS in the development of its research strategy, in line with the overall strategic direction
• Complying with the RGAP Code of Conduct and the Royal Osteoporosis Society’s Conflicts of Interest policy
We invite applications from academics and clinicians with a specialist interest in osteoporosis. Applicants will need a strong research background and a proven track record of publications in high quality journals.
On this occasion we are particularly seeking interest from applicants who are not already members of the ROS Osteoporosis and Bone Research Academy Advisory Committee or Working Groups.
Successful candidates will be expected to attend on average 2 meetings per year. These are currently being held virtually but are expected to revert to a mix of virtual and face to face meetings held in either London or Camerton (Bath).
These roles are undertaken on a voluntary and unpaid basis, but any travelling expenses will be reimbursed.
To apply, please send an expression of interest along with your CV by Wednesday 20 January 2021 to Caroline Sangan, Research Manager, Royal Osteoporosis Society, by email to

Caroline Sangan

Post-doctoral Research Scholar

University of California at Davis, School of Medicine, and Division of Rheumatology
UC Davis Medical Center, Shriners Hospitals-Northern California

The successful candidate will work in a NIH-funded laboratory with access to state-of-the-art facilities that investigates cytokine regulation of autoimmunity. Self-motivated, scholars that demonstrate passion for research and a comprehensive working knowledge of common in vivo laboratory techniques in the field of bone biology and/or immunology/dermatology are encouraged to apply. A PhD, or MD/PhD in a relevant field and a strong publication record is required. Fluency in English is essential.

Successful candidates will benefit from a dynamic and highly collaborative environment and the opportunity to interact with the extended scientific community at UC Davis, which ranks among the top 10 public research universities in the US, and will be encouraged to present their research at international meetings. For more information about the lab and research projects available please visit

To be considered for the position, please send in a single PDF a detailed CV with methodological expertise, a list of scientific publications, and the contact details of three referees to Salary will be according to NIH scale and commensurate with experience. Position available immediately.


Research job opportunity

Gérontopôle of the Toulouse University Hospital
Toulouse, France

The Gérontopôle of the Toulouse University Hospital (France) is an internationally-recognized institution for clinical research on age-related conditions, in particular in Alzheimer's disease, frailty and sarcopenia (maintaining autonomy) and nursing homes. With more than 400 healthcare professionals, and given its infrastructures, expertise, and clinical care facilities, the Gérontopôle was selected by the French Ministry of Health and the Secretary of State for Older Adults as national center of excellence. Furthermore, in 2017, the Gérontopôle was designated WHO Collaborating Center for Frailty, Clinical Research and Geriatric Training.

The Gérontopôle is currently recruiting post-docs to be involved in the ongoing research programs in Toulouse (France). Candidates should be able to enhance the Gérontopôle studies through the publication of scientific articles in peer-reviewed journals. Post-docs with PhD in a relevant discipline (e.g., epidemiology, gerontology) should therefore master fluent scientific english, be able to perform statistical analysis and use related software and be globally autonomous in writing articles. Posts are for full-time and fixed-term (period of one year, renewable for one year) appointments.

Applications should include:
• A brief cover letter explaining why you would like to join our Institute (1 page maximum),
• Your Curriculum Vitae including your publications list (no more than 3 pages),
• The PDF files of one or two full-text articles of yours.

Applicants should send all these documents by e-mail to Constance de Seynes ( who will forward them to the appropriate person. Please use as object of your e-mail “Application for a position at the Gérontopôle”. Shortlisted applicants will be contacted for a phone interview and a subsequent in-person interview in Toulouse.


Humanitas Clinical and Research Centre
Milan Italy

The “Beppe and NuccyAngiolini” Foundation is a not-for-profit organization whose mission is to improve health and well-being through advances in basic and translational research on bone and joint pathophysiology with focus on inflammation, immunity and infectious or neoplastic diseases.
The “Beppe and NuccyAngiolini” Foundation calls for application for two positions (post-doctoral fellow and PhD student) to conduct research projects in the general field of its mission at the Humanitas Clinical and Research Center, Rozzano, Milan, Italy (www.humanitas-research.organd and Istituto di RicercheFarmacologicheMario Negri, Milan, Italy (
Candidates must have aPhD (for the post-doctoral fellowship) or a Master degree (for the PhD studentship), a high degree of motivation in academic research and a good ability to work independently. Skills in cellular and molecular biology, immunology, microbiology and protein biochemistry are required. The two Institutions offer a vibrant, lively environment and access to state of the art technology.
Interested candidates should send their CV for inquiries to

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Michelle Lawson
University of Sheffield