This project will investigate the relationship between danger signals, post-tranlational events and the regulation of NLRP3 inflammasome in macrophages to establish novel mechanisms that control the inflammatory response and the role these play in health and disease. The work will take place in the group of Dr Gloria Lopez-Castejon at the University of Manchester.
This is a fixed Term position Starting September 2020 or thereafter for 10 months.
If you are interested in this position and would like to know more about the project please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
To submit your application please go to: https://www.jobs.manchester.ac.uk/displayjob.aspx?jobid=19036&utm_campaign=google_jobs_apply&utm_source=google_jobs_apply&utm_medium=organic.
Hold (or expect to hold shortly) a PhD or equivalent in Immunology, cell biology, or a relevant
BSc (hons) in a biological discipline
Extensive and up-to-date theoretical and practical knowledge in inflammation
Excellent technical skills in cell, molecular biology, and biochemistry
Extensive experience in analytical techniques (e.g. flow cytometry (cell staining and data
Experience on in vitro cell analysis by different imaging techniques (Fixed cells and live
Proven ability to use initiative to efficiently plan, optimise and progress project and
Extensive IT skills
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills and ability to work with colleagues at all
Good written and spoken English
A willingness to contribute to the work of others by offering practical and intellectual help
Experience supervising lab students and other staff
Have published, or be about to publish, high quality research in a relevant field
Have experience of studying inflammatory pathways, in particular those related to the NLRP3
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