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PostDoctoral Research Associate
Biomedical & Life Sciences
£27,831 to £32,236
Sunday 03 February 2019
To be confirmed
are invited for a postdoctoral position in the laboratory of Dr. Muhammad Munir
in the Division of Biomedical and Life Sciences, Lancaster University, UK. The
post is funded by the British Council and will investigate the mechanisms of
virus mediated immune evasion in chicken. This position is available for 1 year
in the first instance, starting in March 2019. Further Munir’s lab details: http://www.lancaster.ac.uk/fhm/about-us/people/muhammad-munir
are seeking a highly motivated virologist able to implement our plan of work
and explore new avenues as they arise. Experience of virology is essential,
while a background in immunology, proteomics and/or a home office personal
licence is not a requirement but would be an advantage. You will employ state
of the art omics techniques, multicolour flow cytometry, genome editing using
CRISPR/Cas9 to explore the interactions of viral proteins with the chicken
immune system during infection and inflammation.
appointment is dependent upon you having been awarded a PhD. An appointment may
be considered if you are shortly expected to be awarded a PhD.
University has a world-class reputation as a centre for excellence in teaching
and research. The Division of Biomedical and Life Sciences, within the Faculty
of Health and Medicine, is a rapidly growing, innovative and vibrant Division
whose research effort is directed towards understanding basic cellular and
physiological mechanisms that underpin disease states. Research areas include,
but are not limited to, infectious diseases, parasitology, neurodegeneration,
mental health, ageing, immunology and cancer biology.
Division is a friendly research environment that strongly supports the
individual needs of each employee and which actively promotes a healthy
work-life balance. The Faculty is committed to family-friendly and flexible
working policies and has held a Silver Athena SWAN award since 2014 in
recognition of its good employment practice undertaken to address gender
equality in higher education and research.
enquiries, and pre-application visits, are welcomed.
contact Dr Muhammad Munir: firstname.lastname@example.org
welcome applications from people in all diversity groups.
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