Research Associate in Single Cell Inflammation Discovery



Closing date : 15/09/2016
Reference : BM&H-08737
Faculty / Organisational unit : Biology, Medicine & Health
School / Directorate : School of Biological Sciences
Division : Infection, Immunity & Respiratory Medicine
Employment type : Fixed Term
Duration : Available from 1 November 2016 to 31 October 2018
Location : Oxford Road, Manchester
Salary : £30,738 to £37,768 per annum
Hours per week : Full Time

MRC Discovery Fellowships in Single Cell Inflammation Discovery

The University has been awarded a MRC Discovery Award to enhance capability in single cell analysis by RNA sequencing or CyTOF. The University therefore seeks to appoint a postdoctoral research associate with published experience of RNA sequencing or CyTOF and their analysis. This post will be available from 1st November 2016 and available for 24 months in the first instance (subject to the satisfactory completion of a probationary period).

Applicants can apply to one of the following areas/supervisors: Collaborative applications between supervisors are highly encouraged.

a) Single cell heterogeneity in lung inflammatory disease – Professors Hussell, Simpson and Vestbo.

b) Single cell immunology in health and disease- Professor Dan Davis.

c) The innate:adaptive immune interface during Type 2 inflammation against helminths and allergens – Professor Andrew MacDonald.

d) Dissecting single cell host pathogen interactions- Dr Pawel Paszek

e) Role of amyloidogenesis in chronic Inflammation- Professor Douglas Kell.

f) Intestinal immune regulation at the single cell level – Dr Mark Travis

g) Single cell heterogeneity in the infant lung – Professors Hussell, Arkwright, Goenka

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h)The influence of tissue inflammation on bone marrow myeloid cell heterogeneity -Dr John Grainger.

i) Single cell heterogeneity at the intestinal barrier – Professor Richard Grencis

j) Developing probabilistic models of single-cell heterogeneity, hierarchy and dynamics -Professor Magnus Rattray

k) Signalling dynamics in specifying transcriptional control and cell fate at the single cell level – Professor Mike White.

The School is committed to promoting equality and diversity, including the Athena SWAN charter for promoting women’s careers in STEMM subjects (science, technology, engineering, mathematics and medicine) in higher education. The School received a Silver Award for their commitment to the representation of women in the workplace

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