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Laboratory Research Scientist at WALTHAM Centre for Pet Nutrition


A vacancy has arisen for an experienced research scientist in the field of Biochemistry to join our laboratory team at the WALTHAM Centre for Pet Nutrition. This is a key role within the team which aims to drive world class fundamental research in pet health and nutrition. The position holder will report to Kerry Gray, the laboratory team leader.



Contract Type: permanent, up to £30,000 p.a.


Deadline for applications: ongoing


Location: Waltham on the Wolds, Leicestershire, UK

Daphne Jackson Fellowship at Imperial College London

3 year, part-time Daphne Jackson Fellowship, half sponsored by Imperial College. Partly-funded by Wellcome ISSF, the proposed research should fall within their remit. Intended for scientist returning to research relating to understanding health, disease or improving healthcare. Hosted within either the Faculty of Medicine, Engineering, Natural Sciences, or Business School. 



Contract Type: 3-year contract, 0.5 FTE, between £30,738 pro rata and £35,609 pro rata 


Deadline for applications: 16 February 2018


Location: London, UK

The Kennedy Trust for Rheumatology Research sponsored Daphne Jackson Fellowship 


3 year, part-time Daphne Jackson Fellowship, sponsored by the Kennedy Trust for Rheumatology Research. Intended for a scientist returning to research into any clinical or pre-clinical subject in the field of rheumatology and related musculoskeletal or immunological diseases, this Fellowship can be held at any UK university or research establishment.



Contract Type: 3-year contract, 0.5 FTE, between £30,738 pro rata and £35,609 pro rata 


Deadline for applications: 29 January 2018


Location: any UK University or research establishment

MRC PhD Training Programme in Antimicrobial Resistance research


The Medical Research Foundation (the charity arm of the Medical Research Council) IS funding 18 PhD students in 15 institutions across the UK.  There are opportunities for candidates with backgrounds in the biomedical, life, environmental, clinical and veterinary sciences; mathematics, chemistry, engineering, design, social sciences and humanities to undertake multidisciplinary research to tackle antimicrobial resistance. 


Contract Type: 4-year contract, £16,500 in Year 1 increasing to £18,000 in Year 4, tax free


Deadline for applications: 31 January


Location: various location, UK

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