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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Applications are invited for a Technician to join the Kinase Profiling Team. This group is responsible for the high throughput screening of synthetic compounds from pharmaceutical companies and academic collaborators using semi-automated assays.

Postdoctoral Research Assistant

Summary of Job Purpose and Principal Duties
Enthusiastic, highly motivated individuals are sought to study key enzymes of microbial pathogens to advance fundamental understanding of the biosynthesis and inhibition of glycosylphosphatidylinositol anchor assembly in trypanosomatid parasites. The position is funded by a Wellcome Trust programme grant to Bill Hunter and to be held in a world-class interdisciplinary centre. The position is available for two years.