Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Centre for Experimental Medicine
Application closing date 12/06/2019
Salary £33,199 to £36,261 per annum
Job category/type Research
The Centre for Experimental Medicine is an interdisciplinary research centre which is committed to the highest quality scientific endeavour, with over 250 basic and clinical scientists working on site. Our mission is to understand the mechanisms of disease and use that understanding to develop innovative new treatments and therapies to improve patient outcomes.
A 2-year Medical Research Council UK funded position is available for a highly-motivated candidate with strong interest in host-pathogen interaction in the research team of Dr. Gunnar Schroeder (https://pure.qub.ac.uk/portal/en/persons/gunnar-neels-schroeder(d50dbee5-993f-48f5-85cd-6e96aeab7ad7).html)
The successful candidate will drive an exciting research programme and use microbiological,cell biological and biochemical methods combined with imaging and proteomics analysis to elucidate new molecular mechanisms of host subversion by the facultative intracellular human pathogen Legionella pneumophila.
The Schroeder Team is based in the brand-new Wellcome-Wolfson Building providing state-of-the-art labs and research facilities. The successful candidate will be part of a dynamic and collaborative team, a vibrant, international postdoc community and have access to personal development opportunities.
The post is a senior role in the team and as such, successful applicants will have responsibilities in research, supervision, planning, lab management and collaborations. The post is suited to an organised, productive and communicative individual, preferably with postdoctoral experience in studying host-pathogen interactions.