Research Associate in Autophagy

University of East Anglia - Norwich Medical School

This full time post is available from January 2017 for a fixed term period of 6 months.

We are seeking a Research Associate in Autophagy to study immune responses in in vivo organisms defective in autophagy and LC3 associated phagocytosis. The post holder will study macrophages from in vivo organisms lacking autophagy protein Atg16L1 to define the role played by autophagy and LAP in controlling inflammation and infection.

Applicants must have a degree (or equivalent qualification/experience) and have PhD level experience in Autophagy. Knowledge of studies of LC3 associated phagocytosis, macrophage isolation and analysis of pro-inflammatory responses is also essential.

Closing date: 12 noon on 21 December 2016

Further particulars and an application form are available on our website: or Tel. 01603 593493

The Norwich Medical School is a Silver Athena Swan award holder, currently working towards Gold.

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