|Salary:||£34,308 to £42,155|
|Hours:||Full Time, Part Time|
|Placed On:||27th March 2023|
|Closes:||13th April 2023|
Full-time (part-time considered)
Grade 7 (sp 29-36): £34,308 - £42,155
We are seeking a highly motivated Postdoctoral Researcher with experience in primary/stem cell culture along with a genuine passion for science, to join Dr James Cantley’s laboratory (Islet Biology) at the School of Medicine. The post is available from April 2023 for up to 5 years.
You will become a key member of an active and expanding research group, where you will be responsible for helping deliver an ambitious project investigating therapeutic strategies to regenerate pancreatic beta cells in the context of type 1 diabetes. You’ll work closely with the PI (Dr. Cantley) providing day-to-day guidance for a research assistant and PhD student. You will interact regularly with the project bioinformatician, wider Cantley lab and key internal/external collaborators.
You will lead the development, validation, and execution of cell-based multi-well assays, incorporating techniques including FACS, imaging and immunofluorescence. You’ll also conduct in vivo metabolic phenotyping of in vivo models, analysis of cells and tissues, histology, lab organisation, training, and day-to-day running of the laboratory. You will be adaptable and responsive to the needs of this fast-paced project to ensure that milestones and deadlines are met and that the project timetable stays on track.
This is an excellent opportunity to undertake cutting edge biomedical research in a world class environment, develop skills in early-stage drug discovery, metabolism and endocrinology, and to contribute to an area of significant unmet medical need, leading to new therapeutic approaches for type 1 diabetes. Experience with assay development (especially using live cell, imaging or phenotypic readouts), is an advantage.
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The diversity of our staff and students helps to make the University of Dundee a UK university of choice for undergraduate, postgraduate and distance learning. Family friendly policies, staff support networks for BME and LGBT staff, membership of Athena Swan and Stonewall as well a full range of disability services, create an enjoyable and inclusive place to work.
Informal enquiries are welcome and should be addressed to Dr. James Cantley – email@example.com
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