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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Research Assistant in Cutaneous Therapy Development

We are seeking a research assistant for a project aimed at the development of therapeutics for human skin disease. Applicants should preferably have a Masters degree in a biological subject as well as previous experience of molecular biology, protein biochemistry, cutaneous histology/pathology, epithelial cell biology and small molecule assays. Specific experience in the translational dermatology field would be a distinct advantage.

Data Scientist

The Lamond Laboratory is seeking a computer scientist with a minimum of three years proven delivery experience in data analytics/big data/database development to lead key initiatives in the application of data science methodology to the study of proteomics.

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.