Position Title: UKDRI Postdoctoral Scientist in Proteomics
Company: MRC Protein Phosphorylation and Ubiquitylation Unit, University of Dundee and UK Dementia Research Institute
Location: Dundee, Scotland, UK
Summary of position: We are seeking a postdoctoral researcher with expertise in the latest cutting-edge mass spectrometry techniques and a keen interest in neurodegenerative disease research to undertake collaborative studies with groups based within the UK Dementia Research Institute (UK DRI – http://ukdri.ac.uk/). The UK DRI brings together expertise from six leading UK universities to research the key questions in neurodegenerative disease and accelerate the development of treatments.
The work will focus on undertaking high sensitivity quantitative proteomic analysis including analysis of post-translational modifications in isolated brain cells, to better understand aetiology of Alzheimer’s and other neurodegenerative conditions. The post-holder will also coordinate mass-spectrometry based proteomics for all seven UK DRI centres, liaising with external expert labs and the wider proteomics community to provide the most relevant techniques to address a given problem.
Summary of Skills, Experience and Qualifications: Significant experience in designing and executing proteomic workflows as well as hands on expertise in operating instruments such as Orbitrap Lumos, Exploris and/or Bruker timsTOF is essential. Experience of managing a collaborative or multisite research project or multiple concurrent streams of research is desirable.
Job Reference: SLSC0879
Closing Date: Friday, June 11, 2021
Salary: Grade 8 (£41,526 - £49,553)
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Contact information: Dr Sam Jackson, UK DRI (email@example.com)