Research Fellow at UCL, London, United Kingdom

Postdoctoral Position in UK United Kingdom

Research Fellow at UCL: Join the UCL Division of Infection and Immunity as a Research Fellow to contribute to a project investigating the responses of self-reactive T cells to encounters with self-antigens. This exciting opportunity involves in vivo models and techniques to explore the influence of costimulatory pathways on the fate trajectories of self-reactive T cells, with a focus on the CD28/CTLA-4 pathway. The project aims to unravel the signals controlling these responses and their implications for autoimmune disease development.

Designation: Research Fellow

Research Area: Medical sciences – Other

Location: London, United Kingdom


  • Ph.D. or equivalent in a relevant research area
  • Experience in in vivo work and multi-parameter flow cytometry
  • Competency in the analysis of immune cells
  • Desirable: Experience in immune regulation research

Job Description: The selected Research Fellow will be part of a well-funded, mixed-nationality research group focused on understanding how the immune system maintains tolerance to the body. Under the guidance of the Principal Investigator, the post holder will conduct research, emphasizing collaboration within the research group. The position is funded for 24 months, starting on May 1, 2024.


  • Education Level: PhD or equivalent
  • Research Field: Medical sciences

Additional Information: The position offers various benefits, including 41 days of holiday, defined benefit pension scheme, cycle to work scheme, on-site nursery, on-site gym, enhanced maternity, paternity, and adoption pay, and more.

Work Location(s):

  • Company/Institute: UCL Institute of Immunity and Transplantation
  • Country: United Kingdom
  • State/Province: The Pears Building
  • City: London
  • Postal Code: NW3 2PP
  • Street: Pond Street

How to Apply: Interested candidates should apply through the UCL job portal: UCL Jobs Portal.

Last Date for Apply: 06 March 2024 – 23:59 (Europe/London)


Note: Appointment at Grade 7 is dependent upon having been awarded a PhD; if not, initial appointment will be at Grade 6B with payment at Grade 7 being backdated to the date of the final submission of the PhD thesis. Salaries are inclusive of London Allowance.



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