Research Fellow

University of Nottingham - Life Sciences

Location: UK Other
Salary: £28,982 to £31,656 per annum, depending on skills and experience. Salary progression beyond this scale is subject to performance.

We seek to appoint a highly motivated individual to this research project funded by the Medical Research Council. The post holder will be working on “Analysis of the contribution of lectin receptors to immune recognition of Pseudomonas aeruginosa. The project will involve a combination of cellular immunology, bacterial biofilm biology and carbohydrate chemistry approaches to study host-pathogen interactions relevant to chronic bacterial infections.

Candidates must hold a PhD in a relevant subject area (immunology and/or myeloid cell biology with bacteria pathogenesis and preferably carbohydrate recognition) or the equivalent in professional qualifications and experience in research area. Candidates must have expertise in eukaryotic and prokaryotic cell culture and purification and culture of immune cells as well as in basic analytical techniques such as flow cytometry, microscopy and protein analysis.

This full-time fixed-term post is available immediately, however must start by 1st December 2016 and is for a period of three years.

Informal enquiries may be addressed to Luisa Martinez-Pomares, email: Please note that applications sent directly to this email address will not be accepted.

The School of Life Sciences was recently awarded an Athena Silver SWAN Award, in recognition of our commitment to supporting and advancing women’s careers in the life sciences (STEMM). You can read more about this initiative at

It is a condition of this post that satisfactory basic disclosure is obtained.

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The University of Nottingham is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.

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