University of Dundee

The University of Dundee is one of the leading universities in Europe for research in Life Sciences. We make fundamental discoveries on the molecular and cellular mechanisms underlying health and disease in humans, animals, plants, parasites and bacteria and translate that knowledge to address global challenges. 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 2021 for Biomedical and Health Sciences Impact places Dundee is 5th in the UK and Europe, 11th in the World and the 2020 QS World University Rankings in Biological Sciences place Dundee joint 1st in the UK and Europe and joint 16th in the World as judged by ‘citations-per-paper’, one of the most widely recognized metrics of scientific excellence. ‘The State of Innovation’ report by Clarivate Analytics in 2017 ranked 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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Bioanalyst

The successful applicant will work as part of a team seeking to tackle some of the world’s most neglected diseases. The role will include analytical method development and ensuring high quality sample analysis for in vitro and in vivo DMPK studies, measurement of physicochemical properties and maintenance and day-to-day running of the bioanalytical laboratory to high standards.

Postdoctoral Research Assistant

Applications are invited for a postdoctoral position funded by the BBSRC, and supported by an industrial partner, Syngenta. We are looking for an enthusiastic and motivated post-doctoral scientist to investigate the regulation of Phytophthora gene expression. This project will be carried out in collaboration with the laboratories of Prof.

In vitro DMPK Technician

Summary of Job Purpose and Principal Duties
The successful applicant will work as part of a team seeking to tackle some of the world’s most neglected diseases. The role will include planning, coordinating, executing and reporting of in vitro pharmacokinetic studies. The post is available from 1st November and is available for up to 12 months.

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