Postdoctoral Research Assistant – MRC PPU, University of Dundee, UK

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Postdoctoral Research Assistant – MRC: We are recruiting a postdoctoral researcher to join the Swamy group at the University of Dundee to study new therapeutic targets for treating Coeliac disease. This is a 3-year fixed-term position starting in August/September 2024.

Postdoctoral Research Assistant – MRC PPU – UOD1555- University of Dundee – Biological Sciences

Summary Table:

PositionPostdoctoral Research Assistant – MRC PPU – UOD1555
UniversityUniversity of Dundee
Salary£36,024 to £40,521
HoursFull Time
Contract TypeFixed-Term/Contract
Placed On28th May 2024
Closes11th July 2024
Job Ref4315

Designation: Postdoctoral Research Assistant

Research Area: Biological Sciences, Immunology, Gastroenterology, Cell Biology, Proteomics

Location: Dundee, with travel to Sheffield up to 8 times a year


  • PhD in Immunology, Clinical Research, Cell Biology, or a related field
  • Strong academic record with at least one publication/preprint
  • Background in immunology, gastroenterology, cell biology, and/or mass spectrometry
  • Experience with primary cell cultures and/or proteomics or other -omics analyses
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively
  • Excellent communication skills in English

Job Description: The successful candidate will work on a project studying human intestinal lymphocytes from Coeliac disease patients, focusing on the effects of immunomodulators. The role involves:

  • Conducting research with patient samples obtained in Sheffield
  • Using cutting-edge proteomics and -omics technologies
  • Analyzing big data to decipher signalling pathways in autoimmune T cell activation
  • Collaborating with clinical and basic research teams, including Dr. Hugo Penny and Prof. David Sanders
  • Presenting research findings at national and international meetings
  • Engaging with the public and patients
  • Assisting in training PhD students and lab members

How to Apply: Interested candidates should submit their application through the University of Dundee’s job portal. Include a cover letter detailing your interest and qualifications for the position, a CV, and contact information for three references.

Last Date for Apply: 11 July 2024



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