The position is available for 3 years in the first instance. Informal enquiries may be directed to email@example.com
We invite applications from talented and motivated individuals with a PhD (or nearing completion of their PhD) with previous training in yeast biology and a strong background in biochemistry. Interests in one or more of the following areas: ubiquitylation, protein quality control, neurodegeneration and signal transduction mechanisms regulated by posttranslational modifications, are desirable. The candidate should have a track record of research productivity, enthusiasm for research and excellent communication skills. It is expected that the candidate will develop and apply a broad range of techniques to pursue the research objectives.
This project will be performed in the MRC Protein Phosphorylation and Ubiquitylation Unit (MRC-PPU), based within the School of Life Sciences at the University of Dundee. The MRC-PPU is in a beautiful location overlooking the estuary of the River Tay and embedded within the School of Life Sciences at the University of Dundee which is one of the premier Life Sciences research centres in the world.
Appointment as a Postdoctoral Research Assistant on the Grade 7 salary scale is dependent upon you having been awarded a PhD. An appointment may be considered if you are shortly expected to be awarded a PhD. The initial appointment will be made as a Research Assistant on the Training Grade 7 salary scale (Spinal Point 28, £31,302).
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