University of Dundee

Postdoctoral Research Assistant

Cell and Developmental Biology
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Closing Date: 
Saturday, August 29, 2020
Grade 7 (£32,817 - £40,322)

A short-term post-doc position is available in Professor Kate Storey's group from August 2020 to end of July 2021. There may also be a possibility of an extension pending new grant support. The position will involve developing our ongoing work with a human iPS cell derived neural differentiation assay to investigate cell biological mechanisms that regulate neurogenesis. This will involve generating and characterising reporter hiPS cell lines and their use in live cell imaging experiments to monitor cell behaviour and how this changes in stress conditions. Some work making comparison with mouse ESCs derived tissues may also be addressed.

Candidate Requirements:

  • PhD in a relevant biological subject
  • Expertise in molecular and cell biology as well as imaging – although training in our specific imaging approaches can be provided.

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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 would be made as a Research Assistant on the Training Grade 7 salary scale (Spinal Point 25 - 28 £29,176 - £31,866).

Please feel free to contact Professor Kate Storey ( for further information.

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