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Daphne Jackson Fellowship with the MS Society


MS Society is inviting applications for a Daphne Jackson Fellowship for a scientist with a PhD, on a career break, taken for family caring or health reasons.  Designed to help you return to research, your proposal will focus on identifying the causes of MS and/or identifying and developing disease modifying therapies.




Contract Type: 2-year contract, 0.5 FTE, between £30,738 and £35,609 pro rata 


Deadline for applications: 30 April 2017


Location: any UK academic institution


Daphne Jackson Fellowships at Durham University


Durham University are offering two Daphne Jackson Fellowships, to be held in the Faculty of Science, which includes the Department of Biosciences. For PhD scientists on a career break, taken for family caring or health reasons, the Fellowships are part-time over two years and consist of a challenging research project.




Contract Type: 2-year contract, 0.5 FTE, Grade 7, £32,004 - £38,183 per annum (pro rata)


Deadline for applications: 12 May 2017


Location: Durham, UK



Research Assistant / Associate at University of Cambridge


An ERC-funded postdoctoral research assistant/associate position is available to work in the laboratory of Dr Jenny Gallop, at the University of Cambridge, on the regulation of actin polymerization at membranes. This exciting project uses biochemical fractionation to isolate novel filopodia elongation factors using an innovative reconstitution assay (Science 329:1341:1341, 2010).

Contract Type: 2-year contract, £25,298 - £29,301 or £29,301 - £38,123

Deadline for applications: 28 April 2017

Location: Cambridge, UK

Senior Applications Scientist at Waters Corporation


The Senior Application Scientist is based in our small but friendly office in Newcastle, is key to making a scientific and business contribution to the Nonlinear Dynamics Applications Science Team in support of the sales and software development processes by providing application evaluation and support.  The successful candidate will also provide staff and customer training and scientific input into the NLD software development team.


Contract Type: Permanent, Full Time


Deadline for applications: 30 May 2017


Location: Newcastle, UK


Research Associate at University of Manchester

This is a full time, Wellcome Trust funded opportunity to study the quality control of mislocalised membrane and secretory proteins. It offers an exciting opportunity to work in a vibrant research environment with state-of-the-art facilities. Available 1/06/2017 fixed term for 4 years and 9 months.




Contract Type: Fixed term, Full Time


Deadline for applications: 5 May 2017


Location: Manchester, UK

Postdoctoral Position at CBI-Toulouse


A postdoctoral research position is available in the group of Jérôme Cavaille at the Laboratory of Eukaryotic Molecular Biology (LBME) in Toulouse. The successful candidate will use novel knockout mouse models and next-generation sequencing-based methods to explore the molecular and physiological roles of imprinted SNORD genes. 



Contract Type: 3-year contract


Deadline for applications: 2 May 2017


Location: Toulouse, France


Career Development Fellowship at MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology

Scientist to carry out structural and functional studies of mTOR-containing complexes. Applicants should have a PhD in a relevant subject or equivalent experience and a strong interest in structure-function studies of protein complexes. Experience in electron microscopy, crystallography or hydrogen/deuterium exchange mass spectrometry is desirable.



Contract Type: 3-year contract, £30,162 to £32,975

Deadline for applications: 7 May 2017

Location: Cambridge, UK


Research Associate at University of Cambridge

Applications are invited for a postdoctoral research associate position in molecular genetics. The appointee will work on a BBSRC funded project to extend earlier work on interspecific Solanum hybrids1 in Professor David Baulcombe’s laboratory at the Department of Plant Sciences, University of Cambridge.




Contract Type: 3-year contract, £30,175-£38,183


Deadline for applications: 25 May 2017


Location: Cambridge, UK

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