Postdoctoral Scientist - Respiratory Health

Applications to be received by 12pm on Friday 10th of August 2018

Grade 7: £31,604 - £38,833 p.a.

We are seeking an ambitious and enthusiastic postdoctoral scientist to join a growing research programme in mechanisms of airways inflammation and infection led by Dr Timothy Hinks; based at the Respiratory Medicine Unit, within the Nuffield Department of Medicine at the John Radcliffe Hospital.

The project will use a range of new strains available from our collaborators in MRC Harwell and Southampton University to develop novel murine models of chronic bacterial airways infection. The work will use a variety of bacterial and viral infections, and allergic/type 2 airway inflammation, with detailed airway physiology and immunological analysis using flow cytometry, intracellular cytokine staining and tetramers to characterise the mucosal immune response.

To be considered for this position you should hold a relevant PhD with at least a BSc (Hons) degree or MSc. You should have experience in basic molecular biology and experience in tissue culture. Previous high level flow cytometry experience is also essential.

This position is fixed-term for 2 years with the possibility of extension.

You will be required to upload a supporting statement and CV as part of your online application. Informal enquiries about this post in advance of interview will be welcomed.

Only applications received before 12.00 midday on Friday 10 August 2018 can be considered.

Contact: HR Officer