Research Associate In Mucosal Immunology

Manchester, United Kingdom

Job Description

This is an opportunity for a highly motivated mucosal and parasite immunologist to work on a project, investigating mechanisms instructing myeloid cell function in the gut during and inflammation. You will be a Research Associate in the laboratory of Dr. John Grainger in The University of Manchester’s Lydia Becker Institute within the Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health. We are looking for an enthusiastic individual to plan and direct a research program exploring the local and long-range signals that contribute to monocyte/macrophage differentiation in the gut during infection and inflammation. You will be expected to develop and drive your own research project, pursue your research objectives in a rigorous and efficient manner and present your findings via peer-reviewed publications and oral presentations. Candidates must hold a PhD (or equivalent) (or expect to obtain one shortly) in immunology, with extensive theoretical and practical knowledge of non-lymphoid organ immunology and parasite immunology. Expertise in high parameter flow cytometry, in vivo models, particularly of gut infection and inflammation, primary immune cell isolation and computer programming experience are essential. Candidates should have a good publication record and hold a Home Office License. As an equal opportunities employer we welcome applicants from all sections of the community regardless of age, sex, gender (or gender identity), ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation and transgender status. All appointments are made on merit. Our University is positive about flexible working – you can find out more here Blended working arrangements may be considered

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