|Salary:||£32,817 to £40,322 Grade 7|
|Placed On:||20th November 2020|
|Closes:||20th December 2020|
1 FTE for 18 months (extension dependent on CRUK Programme funding renewal), commencing as soon as possible.
We are looking for an ambitious postdoctoral researcher to join our team on a CRUK-funded position. The goal is to examine how kinases and phosphatases work together to control chromosome segregation and protect against cancer.
See these general reviews for further information (1-4) and check out the lab website for details of our recent publications in this area - https://www.saurinlab.com/
(1) Gelens L, Qian J, Bollen M and Saurin AT. The Importance of Kinase-Phosphatase Integration: Lessons from Mitosis. Trends in Cell Biology. 2018 Jan
(2) Gelens L and Saurin AT. Exploring the function of dynamic phosphorylation-dephosphorylation cycles. Developmental Cell. 26 March 2018
(3) Saurin AT. Kinase and Phosphatase Cross-Talk at the Kinetochore. Front Cell Dev Biol. 2018 Jun
(4) Cordeiro MH, Smith RJ, Saurin AT. A fine balancing act: A delicate kinase-phosphatase equilibrium that protects against chromosomal instability and cancer. Int J Biochem Cell Biol. 2017
The University of Dundee enjoys an international reputation for excellence that attracts top-class students and academics from across the world – with over 140 countries represented in the University community. You will be based at Ninewells Hospital and Medical School, one of Europe’s largest teaching hospitals where the School of Medicine provides outstanding opportunities in medical education and training supported by world class research facilities.
Your priorities will include:
Who we’re looking for:
Dundee University, which is officially ranked the top university in the UK for Biological Sciences research (in REF2014) and Medicine (Complete University Guide), offers a vibrant research environment with world-leading facilities. In addition, the Medical School is an excellent translational environment that is focused on understanding and combating disease. This is evidenced by its top rating in the UK for impact in clinical medicine (REF2014).
For further information about this position please contact Adrian Saurin: email@example.com
To find out more about the Division of Cellular Medicine, please visit: https: //www.dundee.ac.uk/medicine/research/cellular-medicine/
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