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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Laboratory Technician

An opportunity has arisen for the appointment of a full-time Laboratory Technician for a period three years. The successful candidate will assist the Laboratory Manager in provision of daily support service requirements for research staff working in a life science environment. Duties will include procurement of consumables, assisting in coordinating the maintenance and repair of equipment, expenditure monitoring, adherence to health and safety policy and procedures, and general housekeeping.

Postdoctoral Research Assistant

A Post-doctoral position is available in the Division of Molecular Microbiology, College of Life Sciences, University of Dundee. The MRC-funded project, which is available any time up to 1st July 2013, will be carried out in the laboratory of Professor Tracy Palmer and will be for up to 2 years. The Palmer group is interested in the function of the bacterial Tat protein transport system, using Escherichia coli as a model organism (e.g.

Postdoctoral Research Assistant (O-GlcNAc Mass Spectrometry)

A postdoc position is available immediately in the group of Prof. Daan van Aalten at the College of Life Sciences in Dundee, Scotland. You will be working on how the O-GlcNAc post-translational modification affects a range of cellular processes linked to neurodegeneration in the brain and intersects with regulation of phosphorylation-dependent signal transduction pathways. 

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