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Janet Thornton Fellowship at the Sanger Institute


This is a postdoctoral fellowship providing an additional opportunity specifically for those who have been out of scientific research for 12 months or more to return to high-quality postdoctoral training. One Fellowship will be awarded each year. Each Fellowship will last for three years and can be worked full time, part time or flexibly.



Contract Type: 3-year contract, £31,115 - £39,004 pa


Deadline for applications: 4 September 2017


Location: Hinxton, UK

Senior Research Fellowship


Senior research fellowships are our most prestigious fellowship grants. They're awarded to outstanding medical, veterinary, nurse and allied health professional or science graduates committed to a research career in any discipline relevant to arthritis and related musculoskeletal diseases who don't hold an established academic post.

Contract Type: 5-year contract, up to a total of £1,000,000 

Deadline for applications: 27 September 2017, 16:00

Location: any UK University or Research Institute

Medical Research Scotland Sponsored Daphne Jackson Fellowships


3 year part-time Daphne Jackson Trust retraining Fellowships, fully sponsored by MRS, at any Scottish University, for scientists wishing to return to medical research after a career break of two or more years.  The Fellowships offer an individually tailored retraining programme with a challenging research project in a supportive environment. 

Contract Type
: 3-year contract, part-time, between spinal point 29 (£30,738 pro rata on the 2015-2016 pay scale) and spinal point 34 (£35,609 pro rata on the 2015-2016 pay scale) of the HE framework agreement single pay spine (pro rata for part-time).

Deadline for applications: 18 September 2017

Location: Scotland, Uk

Protein Scientist at Qkine ltd


Qkine is looking for talented protein scientists to produce growth factors and develop next generation protein tools for regenerative medicine and stem cell applications.  Candidates are expected to hold a degree in biochemistry or a related scientific discipline  and have expertise in protein purification, cell-based activity assays and molecular cloning.



Contract Type: 12 month contract, full time

Deadline for applications: 1 September 2017

Location: Cambridge, UK

Postdoctoral researchers in innate immunity at Trinity College Dublin, Ireland


Four Postdoctoral Research positions in Prof. Andrew Bowie’s lab, School of Biochemistry and Immunology in Trinity College Dublin. Based in the TBSI, it is a global centre of excellence for Immunology research. Our research focuses on innate immune sensing and signalling mechanisms relevance to inflammation and autoimmunity.



Contract Type: 2-year contract

Deadline for applications: 31 August 2017

Location: Dublin, Ireland

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