Research Fellow

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Amar Annamalai
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Research Fellow

University of Birmingham - College of Medical and Dental Sciences

Location:
Birmingham

Salary:
£28,695 to £37,394 a year, with potential progression to £39,685 a year.

Hours:
Full Time

Contract Type:
Contract / Temporary

Placed on:
9th February 2015

Closes:
23rd February 2015

Job Ref:
54488


School of Immunity and Infection

A 3-year position is available for a post-doctoral researcher in the field of thymus stromal cell biology. The post-holder will join the research group of Dr William Jenkinson at the College of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Birmingham, UK.  

You will undertake a new BBSRC-funded project, investigating the cellular and molecular mechanisms regulating thymic microenvironments, with a particular emphasis on non-epithelial thymic stroma and the impact of ageing upon thymic stromal function. The post-holder will use a wide range of research techniques such as flow cytometry, cell sorting, confocal analysis and gene expression analysis. Demonstrable experience in such laboratory techniques, including the ability to bring or develop new techniques.  Prior experience in the use of in vivo mutant mouse models, including possession of a Home Office Personal License is required.

You will hold a PhD (or be in the final stages of completing a PhD) in immunology, or closely related subject, and be able to demonstrate a proven interest in T-cell, thymus and stromal cell biology.

For informal enquiries please contact Dr William Jenkinson w.e.jenkinson@bham.ac.uk                  

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