IMPERIAL COLLEGE OF SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY & MEDICINE, LONDON, UK
DEPARTMENT OF BIOCHEMISTRY
POSTDOCTORAL RESEARCH ASSOCIATE
ANTI-INFLAMMATORY AGENTS OF PARASITES
Two positions are available immediately, funded by a Wellcome Trust Grant
aimed at elucidating mechanisms and isolating molecules secreted by
parasitic nematodes which suppress inflammation. The research programme
will focus on antagonists of chemokine-receptor interactions, and enzymes
which hydrolyse inflammatory mediators.
Postdoctoral Research Associate should have experience in biochemistry and
molecular biology and an interest in the immunology of infectious diseases.
The appointment will be on the RA1A scale, starting salary £19,869-£22,579
plus £2,134 London Allowance, at a point commensurate with experience.
Research Technician should have expertise in cellular immunology, and
experience in or an aptitude for molecular biology & biochemistry. The
appointment will be made up to Grade E, starting point £16,380 plus £2,262
Both appointments are for 3 years, with the possibility of renewal.
Applicants should submit a C.V. and the names and contact addresses/numbers
of two referees to Dr Murray Selkirk, Dept. of Biochemistry, Imperial
College of Science, Technology & Medicine, London SW7 2AY, United Kingdom.
Enquiries can be made by calling Dr Selkirk on 0207 594 5214 (44 207 594
5214 from outside the UK) E-mail m.selkirk at ic.ac.uk For further information
please see http://22.214.171.124/research/selkirk.html and
http://www.bc.ic.ac.uk for information on the Department.