Research Associate/Fellow (fixed term)

Closing Date
Wednesday, 29th November 2017
Job Type
Life Sciences
£26495 to £29799 per annum, (pro rata if offered a job share) depending on skills and experience (£29799 with relevant PhD).

Applications are invited to the above role to have specific responsibility for research, for developing research objectives and proposals for a research project focused on the analysis of the effect of novel polymers on immune cells. The person appointed will be expected to plan and conduct work using approaches or methodologies and techniques appropriate to the type of research, and will be responsible for writing up their work for publication.

The person appointed will have the opportunity to use their initiative and creativity to identify areas for research, develop research methods and extend their research portfolio.

Candidates must hold a PhD or equivalent in a relevant subject area, have excellent oral and written communication skills and have high analytical ability to analyse data, interpret reports, evaluate and criticise texts and bring new insights. It is essential that candidates have practical experience in a range of techniques including eukaryotic cell culture, western blotting, confocal analysis, qPCR, flow cytometry and cytokine quantification. 

This full time fixed-term post is available from the 1st January 2018 to 31st May 2018. This post is open to a job share. 

Informal enquiries may be addressed to Please note that applications sent directly to this email address will not be accepted.

The School of Life Sciences was recently awarded an Athena Silver SWAN Award, in recognition of our commitment to supporting and advancing women’s careers in the life sciences (STEMM). You can read more about this initiative at

Informal enquiries may be addressed to Luisa Martinez-Pomares, email Please note that applications sent directly to this email address will not be accepted.

The University of Nottingham is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.