Postdoctoral Research Associate in Innate Immunology

London (GB)
£37,412 per annum
04 Mar 2019
End of advertisement period
31 Mar 2019
Academic Discipline
Life sciences, Biological Sciences
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Postdoctoral Research Associate in Innate Immunology

Department : Peter Gorer Department of Immunobiology

An exciting opportunity has arisen within the School of Immunology & Microbial Sciences at King's College London in the laboratory of Dr Annika Warnatsch. Dr Warnatsch investigates the role of neutrophil-mediated reactive oxygen production in antiviral inflammation. Specifically, the project will analyse the regulation of cytokine signalling, immune cell recruitment and organisation through reactive oxygen species localisation during influenza A virus infection. The successful candidate will work closely with Dr Warnatsch but also design, perform and interpret experimental protocols independently. The post-doc will be expected to be self-motivated, able to organise and self-direct in writing up and presenting results and findings. The post-doc will be expected to hold a PhD in a relevant area with a significant background in innate immunology, inflammation or virus infection. Previous experience with either viral infection or in vivo mouse models will be essential. Familiarity with flow cytometry and/or immunofluorescence staining and confocal microscopy will be an advantage. The post is full-time for 18 months initially with the possibility for prolongation.

This post will be offered on a fixed-term contract for 18 months.

This is a full-time post - 100% full time equivalent.

The selection process will include a panel interview and a presentation.

To apply, please register with the King's College London application portal and complete your application online.

When applying, in the 'Upload supporting documents' section, please attach a personal statement to tell us why you are suitable for the role.

Grade and Salary : The salary will be paid at Grade 6, £37,412 per annum, inclusive of £3,223 per annum London Allowance.
Job ID : 011049
Close Date : 31-Mar-2019
Contact Person : Dr Annika Warnatsch
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