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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Part-Time Research Technician in Biosensor Analysis (Maternity Cover)

Applications are invited for a research technician to work with Dr Iva Navratilova in the Biosensor Laboratory of the Division of Biological Chemistry and Drug Discovery. The post holder will provide technical assistance to Dr Navratilova to prepare biosensor experiments on Biacore instruments for a wide variety of projects, including fragment screening campaigns and membrane protein analysis. The tasks will cover buffer preparation, sample preparation, compound plating and generally laboratory management.

Postdoctoral Research Assistants in Molecular Cell Biology

Three post-doctoral scientist positions are available for ambitious scientists who wish to join the Cancer Research UK Chromosome Replication Research Group headed by Professor Julian Blow and located in the Wellcome Trust Centre for Gene Regulation & Expression, University of Dundee. The positions are supported by a recent Wellcome Trust Senior Investigator Award to Julian Blow.


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.

Programme Leader

Summary of Job Purpose and Principal Duties

We invite applications for the above position from scientists with outstanding potential who wish to pursue an ambitious and exciting research programme aimed at furthering our understanding of the role of protein ubiquitylation in cell regulation and human disease.