R360 Post-doctoral Researcher: Visa sponsorship available

Post-doctoral Researcher: Visa sponsorship available


University of Edinburgh

Grade UE07: £37,099 to £44,263 per annum (A revised salary range for this grade of £39,347 to £46,974 is planned to take effect from Spring 2024).

CMVM/The Roslin Institute/Functional Genetics.

Fixed term: 2 years

Full Time – 35 Hours Per Week.

We are seeking to recruit a post-doctoral immunologist for a project analysing the parameters associated with the success/failure of vaccines in inducing protective CD8+ T-cell responses. The project is a collaboration between The Roslin and Earlham Institutes that will be applying integrated immunological profiling and transcriptomic analyses (single-cell and bulk RNASeq) to a novel model to address this fundamental immunological problem. The post-holder will be required to have experience in a range of immunological skills, basic bioinformatics and working in veterinary model species (preferably cattle).

The Opportunity:

The project will enable the post-holder to develop and expanding their experience in a wide range of immunological and bio-informatic skills. The work will incorporate in vivo, in vitro, molecular and computational components – providing a challenging but rewarding project.

Your skills and attributes for success:

    • Relevant scientific background in immunology
    • Ability to lead a multi-disciplinary project
    • Enthusiasm
    • Interest in working in a veterinary model to address core immunology/vaccinology challenges

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As a valued member of our team you can expect:

  • A competitive salary of £37,099.00 – £44,263.00. (A revised salary range for this grade of £39,347 to £46,974 is planned to take effect from Spring 2024).
  • An exciting, positive, creative, challenging and rewarding place to work.
  • To be part of a diverse and vibrant international community.
  • Comprehensive Staff Benefits, such as a generous holiday entitlement, a defined benefits pension scheme, staff discounts, family-friendly initiatives, and flexible work options. Check out the full list on our staff benefits page (opens in a new tab) and use our reward calculator to discover the total value of your pay and benefits.

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The University is able to sponsor the employment of international workers in this role. If successful, an international applicant requiring sponsorship to work in the UK will need to satisfy the UK Home Office’s English Language requirements and apply for and secure a Skilled Worker Visa.

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