Research Associate in Immunology

University College London - UCL Division of Infection and Immunity - Institute of Immunity and Transplantation

A postdoctoral research position is available within UCL’s Institute of Immunity and Transplantation at the Royal Free Campus to work in the laboratory of Professor David Sansom on the genetic basis of human immune response variation. The postholder will perform deep immunological phenotyping and T cell response assays on genotyped individuals. Work within the Institute aims to translate advances in basic immunology into improved diagnosis and therapy. The Institute has close links to the Royal Free Hospital and provides an excellent environment for understanding the molecular basis of disease. The position is funded by Arthritis Research UK and it is available until 30 November 2019 in the first instance.

Applicants should have a PhD (or equivalent degree) in immunology or related subject and an understanding of in vitro assessment of immune cells derived from peripheral blood. Experience of flow cytometry is essential and knowledge of the genetics of autoimmunity and bioinformatics highly desirable. Appointment at Grade 7 is dependent upon having been awarded a PhD; if this is not the case initial appointment will be at research assistant Grade 6B (salary £30,316 - £31,967 per annum) with payment at Grade 7 being backdated to the date of final submission of the PhD thesis.

UCL vacancy reference: 1702843

Applicants should apply online. To access further details about the position and how to apply please click on the ‘Apply’ button below.

If you have any queries regarding the vacancy or the application process, please contact Isabel Lubeiro (

Closing Date: 9 January 2018.

Latest time for the submission of applications: 23:59.

Interview Date: TBC.

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