Postdoctoral Research Assistant (Proteomics in human disease)

University of Dundee - MRC Protein Phosphorylation and Ubiquitylation Unit

Applications are invited for a post-doctoral position to work with Dr Matthias Trost and Prof Dario Alessi aimed at studying novel protein kinases involved in Cancer using proteomics approach. The project will be in collaboration with one of the pharmaceutical companies in the Division of Signal Transduction Therapy (DSTT).

We seek a talented and enthusiastic post-doctoral scientist who will be based at the University of Dundee with a background in mass spectrometry and proteomics but with the desire for biology studies as well. Applicants should have a PhD in a relevant scientific discipline, such as biochemistry or similar, a good academic track record and have published at least one first authored paper in an international journal. The candidate will ideally have experience with large-scale proteome and/or phosphoproteome analyses, and knowledge and working experience with mass spectrometry systems and quantitative proteomics as well as the ability to apply bioinformatic tools to analyse large-scale data. Knowledge of cell signalling, cancer and cell biology would be an advantage, but is not essential. In addition, the candidate should be able to work independently and thrive in a multi-disciplinary research environment. Strong interpersonal and communication skills are essential as is the ability to work as part of a team.

The position is available for 2 years with possibility of further 2 year extension.

The position will be on the University of Dundee Grade 7 scale points 29-31 only.

Appointment as a Postdoctoral Research Assistant on the Grade 7 salary scale is dependent upon you having been awarded a PhD. An appointment may be considered if you are shortly expected to be awarded a PhD. The initial appointment will be made as a Research Assistant on the Training Grade 7 salary scale (Spinal Point 28, £30,175).

For informal enquiries please contact Dr Matthias Trost or Professor Dario Alessi

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