Research Fellow - Belfast
Centre for Experimental Medicine School of Medicine, Dentistry and Biomedical Sciences
To be a highly productive, ambitious and collaborative member of the Infection Biology research team led by Prof Jose Bengoechea in the Centre for Experimental Medicine.
The position will involve working as part of a BBSRC SFI-funded research programme that seeks to characterise the interplay between the human pathogen Klebsiella pneumoniae and pathogen recognition receptors, chiefly TLRs and STING. The project, at the interphase of microbiology and immunology, will utilise in vitro, ex vivo and in vivo models of infection techniques and is based in a highly collaborative team, carrying out basic research in collaboration with Prof Andrew Bowie (Trinity College Dublin, Ireland).
The post is a senior role in the team and as such, successful applicants will have responsibilities in independent research, supervision, planning, day-to-day lab management, collaborations and outreach. The post is suited to a highly ambitious individual, preferably with previous postdoctoral experience, and is available for three years.
Salary scale: GBP32,004 - GBP34,956 per annum
Closing date: Tuesday 29 August 2017
Anticipated interview date: Wednesday 13 September 2017
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