Postdoctoral Research Associate in Immunometabolism

Kennedy Institute of Rheumatology, University of Oxford

Oxford, South East England, United Kingdom

Salary: Grade 7: £32,236 - £39,609 p.a.

We are seeking a highly motivated and proactive Postdoctoral Researcher to join the research group of Dr Alexander Clarke at the University of Oxford.

In this translational medicine project, you will analyse T cell metabolism in human and model autoimmune disease using state of the art techniques, to identify novel targets and understand how pathways already identified in the lab can be brought forward as potential therapies.

You will be based at the world-famous Kennedy Institute of Rheumatology, University of Oxford, which provides outstanding support facilities, an intellectually stimulating environment, and carries out world-class research in the fields of immunology, autoimmunity, inflammation, tissue regeneration, with a long term objective of translating this research into clinical application.

You will hold a relevant PhD/DPhil, together with relevant experience in standard techniques of immunology. You will also have a demonstrable track record in immunology, evidenced by first author publications in high quality, peer-reviewed journals with the ability to manage your own academic research and associated activities. Excellent communication skills are essential, including the ability to write for publication, present research proposals and results, and represent the research group at meetings, evidenced by presentations at national and international scientific meetings. Experience and expertise in T cell immunology and metabolomics would be desirable.

Owing to the nature of this position, any offer of employment with the University will be subject to a satisfactory basic Disclosure and Barring Service check and University security screening (eg identity checks).

This is a full-time appointment fixed-term for 2 years in the first instance.

You will be required to upload a supporting statement, CV and names of referees as part of your online application.

The closing date for applications is 12.00 noon on Monday 4 March 2019.

Please apply via recruiter’s website.

Quote Reference: University of Oxford-itox_ac-139265