University of Dundee

The University of Dundee is one of the leading universities in Europe for research in Life Sciences. In the most recent UK-wide assessment of research quality in UK higher education institutions – REF2014 –Dundee was ranked the top University in Biological Sciences. More recent rankings widely recognized as indicators of scientific excellence place Dundee high in their rankings. The CWTS Leiden Ranking 2019 for Biomedical and Health Sciences Impact places Dundee is 1st in the UK and Europe, 5th in the World as judged by ‘citations-per-paper’, one of the most widely recognized metrics of scientific excellence. This year’s ‘The State of Innovation’ report by Clarivate Analytics ranks Dundee as the most influential scientific research institution in the world for pharmaceuticals for the period 2006-16. The School enjoys a reputation as one of the most dynamic international centres for molecular cell biology, with outstanding laboratory and technology facilities.

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Applications are invited from individuals interested in joining a small team caring for animals. A responsible and caring attitude to animal welfare will therefore be essential. There will also be some washing and cleaning duties. You must have an ability to work as part of a team and to carry out all aspects of the job to exacting standards. The post is full-time, Mondays to Fridays, with some week-end work to be undertaken on a rota system and for which overtime will be paid.

Principal Investigators

The Division of Cell Signalling and Immunology is currently seeking new group leaders to extend and strengthen our current range of activities. The interests of the current members of the Division are diverse and focus on the control of the innate and adaptive immune system as well as on the signalling cascades that control cellular energy balance, cell growth, nutrient sensing and mRNA stability and translation. Please see our Divisional and lab webpages for more information: 

Research Support and Drug Discovery Unit Officer

This is an excellent opportunity to join the College of Life Sciences Finance team.

A qualified, or finalist accountant, reporting to the College Finance Administrator and the College Accountant, you will undertake the financial management of the Drug Discovery Unit and key strategically funded projects. This is a fast moving, complex and dynamic environment requiring high quality administration and you will work closely with and in support of senior Research academic staff.