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Research Fellow – AR2136MR
School of Medicine
Vacancy Description
School of Medicine, Salary: £32,548 - £35,550 per annum, Fixed Term: 24 months, Start: 4 February 2019 or as soon as possible thereafter
The School of Medicine at the University of St Andrews invites applicants for a 24 month post-doctoral Research Fellow position in the area of cancer immunology. The research involves conducting experiments to identify the overall immunopeptidome of extracellular vesicles from breast cancer cells, with a particular focus on identifying tumour associated or tumour specific antigenic peptides.

You should hold a PhD with research experience in immunology, with knowledge of cell culture, mass spectrometry of proteins and bioinformatic handling of large protein datasets. You should preferably also have prior publications in international peer-reviewed scientific journals.

The project is funded by a 24 month grant from Breast Cancer Now, and will be conducted primarily in the laboratory of Dr Simon Powis in the School of Medicine, and with Dr Sally Shirran in the Mass Spectrometry Facility in the Biological Sciences Research Complex.

For informal enquires or further information email Dr Simon Powis (sjp10@st-andrews.ac.uk).

The University is committed to equality for all, demonstrated through our working on diversity awards (ECU Athena SWAN/Race Charters; Carer Positive; LGBT Charter; and Stonewall). More details can be found at http://www.st-andrews.ac.uk/hr/edi/diversityawards/.

Interviews will be held in the week commencing 19 November 2018 or shortly thereafter

Please quote ref: AR2136MR

Closing Date: 31 October 2018

Further Particulars: AR2136MR FPs.doc

School of Medicine
Salary: £32,548 - £35,550 per annum
Fixed Term: 24 months
Start: 4 February 2019 or as soon as possible thereafter