Research Associate/Fellow

University of Nottingham - Life Sciences

Location: University Park
Salary: £26,495 to £38,833 per annum, depending on skills and experience (minimum £29799 with relevant PhD). Salary progression beyond this scale is subject to performance

Advanced biomaterials are essential components in targeting drugs to treat infectious diseases and cancers, realising the potential of regenerative medicine and the achieving medical devices of the future. Applications are invited to the above role to join a team at the University of Nottingham collaborating with multiple leading international groups. The overall focus of this position will be developing and using immune-competent tissue models for investigating immune-modulatory and bio-instructive properties of different biomaterials.

The successful candidate will join Prof Ghaemmaghami’s group and will be working closely with other project collaborators and partners nationally and internationally.

Candidates must hold a PhD or be near to completion of a PhD or equivalent in biological sciences/Immunology or related areas. The successful candidate will have proven expertise in developing or working with 3D tissue models and relevant biological assays. Experience in immunological studies, high content imaging and microfluidic platforms will be an advantage.

This full-time fixed-term post is available immediately for a period of 24 months. This is a milestone driven project. Upon successful delivery of milestones there is potential opportunity for extension beyond the initial 24 months period. Applications for job share will be accepted. 

The School of Life Sciences holds an Athena Silver SWAN Award, in recognition of our commitment to supporting and advancing women’s careers in the life sciences (STEMM). You can read more about this initiative at http://www.nottingham.ac.uk/life-sciences/documents/athena-swan-silver-award.pdf

Informal enquiries may be addressed to Amir Ghaemmaghami, email amg@nottingham.ac.uk. Please note that applications sent directly to this email address will not be accepted.

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The University of Nottingham is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.

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