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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Operational Manager, Protein Production

We are looking for an enthusiastic and motivated scientist to operationally manage and develop the protein production facility. The successful candidate will work with the Principal Investigators within the Division of Biological Chemistry and Drug Discovery (BCDD) to ensure that high quality protein is delivered in a timely and cost-effective manner and to develop protein expression strategies appropriate for biophysical, biochemical and crystallographic study.


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Postdoctoral Research Assistant

The project will involve proteomic analysis of gene expression and protein turnover and localisation in human cells. A combination of mass spectrometry, cell biology and virology approaches will be used.

The position is available for 2 years.

We are looking for recent PhD graduate. Prior experience in virology is expected.

Postdoctoral Research Assistant

We require a postdoctoral research assistant with a strong background in single-molecule fluorescence to work on nucleic acid structure and folding. This post requires a good knowledge of optics and scientific computer programming (particularly MATLAB). Experience in working with fluorescence and FRET xperiments is desirable.


The position is available until 31 January 2015.


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OME Technical Writer

The Open Microscopy Environment Consortium (OME) is a growing team dedicated to building open source tools for managing, analyzing and understanding large, multi-dimensional datasets generated in life sciences research and biomedicine. We have lots of great functionality and are entering an exciting phase of development and integration.

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