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 2017 QS World University Rankings in Biological Sciences place Dundee 5th in the UK, 8th in Europe and 39th 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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[LS0020] Postdoctoral Research Assistant

Summary of Job Purpose and Principal Duties Understanding the functions of deubiquitinating enzymes in cancer Applications are invited for a Postdoctoral Research Assistant in the lab of Professor Dario Alessi to carry out cutting edge, multidisciplinary research to study the function of deubiquitinating enzymes in cancer. This project is part of a major collaboration with Janssen Pharmaceutica. We are now looking for a bright, enthusiastic individual to join our team to study the regulation and function of deubiquitinating enzymes, and to define their importance in cancer.

Research Technician in Mass Spectrometry

Applications are invited for a research technician to work within the MRC Protein Phosphorylation Unit Mass Spectrometry Facility. The post holder will be responsible for all steps of our work-flow for identifying proteins and post-translational modifications (mainly phosphorylation and ubiquitylation) including operation of mass spectrometers, data analysis and interaction with researchers.