Research Fellow

University of Aberdeen - School of Medicine, Medical Sciences & Nutrition - Institute of Medical Sciences

We are searching for an excellent and highly motivated post-doctoral fellow, with previous experience in cell biology, biochemistry, or genomics/transcriptomics. Experience with pathogens is strongly preferred. Candidate with a few years of postdoctoral experience are encouraged to apply.

You will join the Bacterial Pathogenesis Laboratory of Stefania Spanò (, a vibrant research group exploring mechanisms of Host-Pathogen Interactions using cutting-edge technologies. We are an international and interactive group, and part of an outstanding network of international scientists.

As this post is funded by ERC it will be offered for a period of 3 years from 1November 2017. This appointment will be made subject to the usual terms and conditions of employment of the University.

Salary will be at the appropriate point on the Grade 7 salary scale (£39,992 - £43,685 per annum) with placement according to qualifications and experience.

Informal enquiries are welcome and should be made to Professor Stefania Spanò (

Should you require a visa to undertake paid employment in the UK you will be required to fulfil the minimum points criteria to be granted a Certificate of Sponsorship and Tier 2 visa. As appropriate, at the time an offer of appointment is made you will be asked to demonstrate that you fulfil the criteria in respect of financial maintenance and competency in English. Please do not hesitate to contact Natalie Reid, HR Adviser (email:, for further information on this.

To apply online for this position visit

Job Reference Number: IMS081R

The closing date for the receipt of applications is 23 September 2017.

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