|Salary:||£40,215 - £47,579|
|Placed On:||30th June 2020|
|Closes:||31st July 2020|
Applications are invited for a postdoctoral researcher in antibody discovery to join the Aprile group at the Department of Chemistry of Imperial College London.
Antibodies are powerful biomolecules, which find a wide application in biomedical research and the clinic. Our group focus on the development of antibodies to study disease mechanisms. In particular, we are interested in developing and using antibodies to understand the mechanisms of formation and toxicity of pathological protein aggregates called amyloids, whose deposition in the nervous system is linked to dementia.
Duties and responsibilities
As part of our team, you will play a key role in characterising the effects of post-translational modifications in the formation of amyloids. In particular, you will generate post-translationally modified amyloid proteins and antibodies that specifically bind to them. You will employ these antibodies to develop new approaches to determine whether these modifications are protective or exacerbate the toxicity of the amyloids in in vitro and ex vivo models of diseases.
You must have a PhD (or equivalent) in a relevant STEM discipline
You must also meet the following criteria:
*Candidates who have not yet been officially awarded their PhD will be appointed as Research Assistant within the salary range £35,477-£38,566 per annum
This position is full time fixed term for 24 months ( with a potential further extension of 12 months)
Start date: late October/ early November 2020
Should you require any further details on the role please contact: Francesco Aprile, firstname.lastname@example.org
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