Research Associate [Exercise Inflammation and Chronic Disease]

Loughborough University - School of Sport, Exercise & Health Sciences

This full-time post is offered on a fixed-term contract to 31 July 2021, with a November 2017 start.

We are seeking a skilled and motivated individual to lead research projects within the Lifestyle Theme of our NIHR-funded Leicester Biomedical Research Centre.

You will have a higher degree in a discipline related to human biology or exercise physiology with a focus on the interaction between exercise immunology, inflammation and chronic disease. The role involves co-ordinating research activity investigating the impact of exercise on immune function, inflammation and its link with chronic disease. Applicants must have experience of managing laboratory research projects, working with human subjects, and experience of publishing research papers.

Informal enquiries should be made to Dr Nicolette (Lettie) Bishop, Reader in Exercise Immunology, by email to or telephone +44 (0)1509 226385.

Over the next two years we plan to appoint up to 100 new academics across a wide range of disciplines. There will be opportunities for individuals and world-leading research groups to join us at our Loughborough or London campuses.

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