Wellcome Trust Funded Research Assistant/Associate (2 posts)

University of Glasgow - Research Institute of Molecular, Cell and Systems Biology

Studying fundamental mechanisms of drug responses at G protein coupled receptors

Salary: Grade 6/7, £27,629 - £31,076/£33,943 – £38,183 per annum

These posts are available for up to 5 years to work on a Wellcome Trust Collaborative Award which draws together a consortium of laboratories across the world to define fundamental aspects of GPCR drug action. The researcher’s will be primarily located in Professor Andrew Tobin’s laboratory at the University of Glasgow but will have the opportunity to travel and work at Monash University with Professors Arthur Christolopoulos and Patrick Sexton in Melbourne Australia as well as work within the collaborative network that includes labs in Montreal and the USA.

We are looking for highly motivated individuals with experience and interest in one or more of the following areas – biochemical and signalling pathways, molecular pharmacology, animal behavioural studies.

The project will have a particular focus on applying the principles of GPCR-molecular pharmacology to the development of drugs that treat neurological disease particularly neurodegeneration and schizophrenia.

Candidates should have or working towards a PhD in a biological discipline and have published articles in international journals.

These posts have funding for up to 5 years.

For further information please contact Professor Andrew Tobin (andrew.tobin@glasgow.ac.uk).

Information packs are available from yvonne.mitchell@glasgow.ac.uk

To apply online please visit www.glasgow.ac.uk/jobs 

The University has recently been awarded the Athena SWAN Institutional Bronze Award

The University of Glasgow, charity number SC004401.

The University is committed to equality of opportunity in employment.

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