|Salary:||£35,308 to £43,155|
|Placed On:||8th September 2023|
|Closes:||1st November 2023|
We are recruiting for a driven individual to join us as a Postdoctoral Researcher within the laboratory of Prof. Dario Alessi to undertake fundamental research to understand the molecular basis of Parkinson’s disease through open and interdisciplinary collaborations. The work will focus on understanding the regulation and function of the LRRK2 signalling pathway and its interplay with other Parkinson’s disease components.
The project forms part of an international collaborative research initiative that involves significant collaboration with the laboratories of Prof. Suzanne Pfeffer and Dr. Monther Abu-Remaileh at Stanford University. In addition, there will be opportunity to interact with other laboratories worldwide involved in this initiative.
This position provides an exciting opportunity to be involved in world-class research projects and for the successful applicant to carve themselves a major international reputation. The successful applicant will have an opportunity to be trained and apply state-of-the-art techniques during the project.
Your priorities will include:
This is a full-time position available for 12 months in the first instance with scope to extend for a further 2 years. The appointment will be made on University’s Grade 7 salary scale, dependent on experience.
School of Life Sciences (SLS):
The MRC PPU is based within the School of Life Sciences at the University of Dundee, a world-class academic institution with a reputation for the excellence of its research, its high-quality teaching and student experience, and the strong impact of its activities outside academia. With 900 staff from over 60 countries worldwide the school provides a dynamic, multi-national, collegiate, and diverse environment with state-of-the-art laboratory, technology and teaching facilities.
The diversity of our staff and students helps to make the University of Dundee one of the top universities in the UK. 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.
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