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Imperial College London Invites Applications for President’s PhD Scholarship 2020

Applications are invited from high performing undergraduate or Master’s student with a strong desire to undertake a PhD programme at a world-class research institution, to receive full tuition fees and a generous stipend for a PhD place at Imperial College London. The President’s PhD Scholarships aims to provide opportunity up to 50 research students with great potential to work within their chosen research field with the support of an excellent supervisor.

Eligibility

  1. Applications are accepted from talented candidates of all nationality.
  2. Candidates must be among the highest achievers in their undergraduate cohort, and in receipt of, or due to receive a first class UK degree or equivalent.
  3. Candidates with a standalone Master’s qualification must have achieved a distinction or, where this has yet to have been achieved, be able to provide evidence of high performance that will lead to a distinction. They must also hold a first class UK undergraduate degree or equivalent (integrated Masters that form part of an undergraduate degree, e.g. MEng, MSci, M.Math, are assessed by Admissions as an undergraduate qualification when determining eligibility). Candidates with multiple standalone Master’s qualifications must have achieved a distinction in the one most relevant to their PhD study.
  4. Candidates with degrees from overseas institutions are strongly urged to determine if their scores/grades are equivalent to the relevant eligibility criteria.
  5. Prior to applying candidates must have made contact with a supervisor in an academic department at Imperial College London who has agreed to supervise their research project. Please note that supervisors are limited to supervise one scholar at any time. Please review the President’s PhD Scholarships – Unavailable Supervisors page for more information. Please note: current registered Imperial PhD students are not eligible to be considered for a President’s PhD Scholarship. The scheme is only open to new PhD applications.

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How to Apply

The scheme is open for 2020-21 scholarship applications.

There is not a specific scholarship application form.  You should submit your application for admission to study at Imperial through our online admissions system and your department will put you forward for the scholarship based on academic merit and potential.

  1. When prompted for a personal statement you must ensure that it consists of approx. 1000 words (maximum 2 pages) and outlines your academic and research achievements to date, explaining in brief your planned research project. The selection panel will not consider statements exceeding the 2-page limit. You may submit updated versions of this statement if required following application submission.
  2. To be considered for the President’s PhD Scholarship scheme, applicants must select this option in the funding section of the additional questions tab within the online application form.
  3. You must also meet any additional application requirements stated by your department of choice.

Eligible candidates will be advanced to the next review and selection process; please see the deadlines below.

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Deadline

Applications put forward for this scholarship scheme will be considered throughout the academic year.

  • Applicants who apply before 8 November 2019 and are awarded a scholarship will be notified by 4 February 2020. 
  • Applicants who apply before 10 January 2020 and are awarded a scholarship will now be notified by 31 March 2020.
  • Applicants who apply before 20 March 2020 and are awarded a scholarship will be notified by 29 May 2020

Salary

Successful candidates will receive the following financial support for up to 3.5 years:

  • Full funding for tuition fees
  • A stipend of £21,400 per annum to assist with living costs
  • A consumables fund of £2,000 per annum for the first 3 years of study
  • programme of bespoke opportunities and events delivered by the Graduate School

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OTHER OPPORTUNITIES

Applications are Invited for the International PhD Program (IMPRS-IEM), Germany

Commonwealth Split-site Scholarships are now open for PhD candidates

OIST Call For PhD Admission, Japan

Marie Skłodowska-Curie Funded 15 PhD Positions (Project InnovEOX)

Marie Skłodowska-Curie funded 15 PhD positions (TranSYS)

University of Manchester Presidential Research Fellowship Program

University of Manchester Presidential Research Fellowship: As a Presidential Research Fellow, you will support the Faculty’s mission to produce innovative research that benefits society in Manchester, the UK and across the globe. The University of Manchester recognized as a leading center of excellence across the biological, medical and health sciences.

Presidential Research Fellowship – Clinician
Faculty of Biology, Medicine, and Health
The University of Manchester

Candidates profile must match the project goal- “We welcome applications in areas that fit within our Faculty Research Domains and have links to our local NHS Trusts and Health Innovation Manchester (HIMn) Domains”

Please note you will be required to submit a research proposal with your application. Please read the guidance notes (link at the bottom of this page)

Inquiries about vacancy shortlisting and interviews:
Name: Katy Boyle
Email: FBMHfellowshipacademy@manchester.ac.uk
Technical support:
Email: universityofmanchester@helpmeapply.co.uk
Tel:      0161 850 2004
General inquiries:
Email: hrservices@manchester.ac.uk
Tel:      0161 275 4499

About The University of Manchester Presidential Research Fellowship Program in short

Job Reference : BM&H-14214
Location : Oxford Road, Manchester
Closing Date (DD-MM-YYYY) : 01/11/2019
Salary : Depending on clinical stage/experience
Employment Type : Fixed Term
Faculty / Organisational Unit : Biology, Medicine & Health
Hours Per week : Full Time and Part Time Posts available
Contract Duration : 2 Years from January 2020

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OTHER OPPORTUNITIES

Peking University Boya Postdoctoral Fellowship

Japan-ASEAN Postdoctoral fellowship 2020

Government of Ireland Postdoctoral Fellowship Programme 2020

Commonwealth Split-site Scholarships are now open for PhD candidates

The Commonwealth Scholarship and Fellowship Plan (CSFP) is one of the largest and most prestigious international scholarship schemes in the world. Commonwealth Split-site Scholarships are for PhD candidates from low and middle income Commonwealth countries, to spend up to 12 months at a UK university as part of their doctoral studies in their home country.

Targeted beneficiaries: High-quality graduates whose proposed research idea has a developmental focus and who have the potential to become influential teachers or researchers in their home countries.

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Commonwealth Split-site Scholarships are offered under six development themes:

1. Science and technology for development

2. Strengthening health systems and capacity

3. Promoting global prosperity

4. Strengthening global peace, security and governance

5. Strengthening resilience and response to crises

6. Access, inclusion and opportunity

ELIGIBILITY

 Be a citizen of or have been granted refugee status by an eligible Commonwealth country, or be a British Protected Person

 Be permanently resident in an eligible Commonwealth country.

 Be registered for a PhD at a university in an eligible Commonwealth country by the time your scholarship is confirmed.

 Ensure that an institutional or departmental link exists between your home university and your proposed UK university.

 Be available to start your academic studies in the UK by the start of the UK academic year in September/October 2020

HOW TO APPLY :

You must make your application directly to the CSC using the CSC’s online application system.

Supporting documentation: Your application must include the following supporting documentation by 16:00 (GMT) on 27 November 2019

  • Proof of citizenship or refugee status: copy of your valid passport (or national ID card) showing your photograph, date of birth, and country of citizenship or refugee status– uploaded to the online application system
  • Full transcripts detailing all your higher education qualifications including to-date transcripts for any qualifications you are currently studying (with certified translations if not in English) – uploaded to the online application system
  • Supporting statement from your supervisor at your home country university, including details of current institutional links, submitted directly by your supervisor to the online application system (supervisors will be sent an email request).
  • Supporting statement from your proposed supervisor at a UK university, including details of current institutional links, submitted directly by your supervisor to the online application system (supervisors will be sent an email request).
  • Reference from at least one other individual – submitted directly by the referee to the online application system (referees will be sent an email request)

Application deadline: Your application must be submitted by 16:00 (GMT) on 06 November 2019 at the latest

Enquiries?

If you have any queries about applying for a Commonwealth Split-site Scholarship, you can Contact here.

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PhD and Postdoctoral Positions in Chemistry @ United Kingdom

Cardiff University, UK

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[1] PhD in Chemistry: Organic synthesis and study of small, O- and S-doped polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons as chromogenic materials

Eligibility criteria:
Residency UK Research Council eligibility conditions apply
Academic criteria:
A Master’s degree in a field such as organic chemistry is required.

Funding
The successful candidates will receive a 36 month, full-time employment contract as per Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions (MSCA) regulations for early stage researchers.
Application deadline 31 October 2019

[2] PhD in Chemistry: Development of Innovative Printed Irreversible Electrochromic Systems for application in sustainable low-cost smart labels

Eligibility criteria
Residency
UK Research Council eligibility conditions apply
Academic criteria
A Master’s degree in a field such as materials/organic chemistry would be a suitable background for this position. Those with knowledge of photochemistry are also welcomed.

Funding
The successful candidates will receive a 36 month, full-time employment contract as per Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions (MSCA) regulations for early stage researchers.
Application deadline 31 October 2019

[3] KESS2 East PhD in Chemistry: Developing non-insecticide control of codling moth and related pests using the synthetic moth sex pheromones for South Wales fresh food production

Eligibility criteria
Residency
UK Research Council eligibility conditions apply
Academic criteria
Applicants for research PhDs will be expected to have one or both of the following:
-a first degree, normally with class 2:1 or equivalent in a relevant subject
-a relevant master’s degree qualification or equivalent.

Application deadline 30 November 2019

Funding details
Tuition fee support; Full UK/EU tuition fees
Maintenance stipend
Doctoral stipend matching UK Research Council National Minimum

University of Manchester, UK

Research Associate in Atomically-Thin Membranes

Job Reference : S&E-14566
Location : Oxford Road, Manchester
Closing Date (DD-MM-YYYY) : 17/10/2019
Salary : £32,816 to £40,322 per annum depending on experience
Employment Type : Fixed Term
Faculty / Organisational Unit : Science & Engineering
Division : Department of Physics & Astronomy
Hours Per week : Full time
Contract Duration : Starting as soon as possible for 12 months

Eligibility: You should have already submitted your PhD dissertation in Physics or Chemistry. As an essential requirement, you must have experience in device micro-fabrication in clean room environment and precision electrical measurements.

Research Associate in Modelling Transport Processes in Unsaturated Porous Media

Job Reference : S&E-14612
Location : Oxford Road, Manchester
Closing Date (DD-MM-YYYY) : 21/10/2019
Salary : £32,816 per annum
Employment Type : Fixed Term
Faculty / Organisational Unit : Science & Engineering
Division : 
Hours Per week : Full time
Contract Duration : 12 months from commencement of contract

Qualifications
• You must hold or be about to obtain, a relevant PhD (or equivalent) in soil physics, geochemical modelling, contaminant transport modelling, or reservoir engineering applications.

Research Associate x 3 posts

Job Reference : S&E-14331
Location : Oxford Road, Manchester
Closing Date (DD-MM-YYYY) : 30/09/2019
Salary : £32,236 to £39,609 per annum depending on experience
Employment Type : Fixed Term
Faculty / Organisational Unit : Science & Engineering
Division : Organic Chemistry Group
Hours Per week : Full time
Contract Duration : Fixed term from September 2019 until 31 August 2021

Eligibility: You will have a PhD or equivalent in chemistry, with a proven track record in catalysis, organic and/or organometallic chemistry.

Research Fellow Future Biomanufacturing Research Hub (2 Posts)

Job Reference : S&E-13791
Location : Oxford Road, Manchester
Closing Date (DD-MM-YYYY) : 07/10/2019
Salary : £40,792 – £50,132 per annum (according to experience)
Employment Type : Fixed Term
Faculty / Organisational Unit : Science & Engineering
Division : Manchester Institute of Biotechnology
Hours Per week : Full Time
Contract Duration : 4 years (With Possible Extension)

Position 1: Upstream Bio-Process scale up interfacing with Metabolic Engineering

Position 2: Techno-economic analysis of new sustainable biomanufacturing processes

Cardiff University, UK

PhD in Chemistry: Study and analysis of international intellectual property rights and business strategies for the economically and environmentally sustainable introduction of novel materials and smart labels into high volume in packaging

Eligibility criteria
Residency
UK Research Council eligibility conditions apply
Academic criteria
A Master’s degree in a field such as materials science, chemistry, engineering or business are suitable backgrounds for this position.

Funding
The successful candidates will receive a 36 month, full-time employment contract as per Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions (MSCA) regulations for early stage researchers.

Application deadline 31 October 2019

PhD in Chemistry: Photogating frameworks: Spatially-controlled molecular diffusion in microporous materials

Eligibility criteria
Residency
Open to all UK/EU students without further restrictions
Academic criteria
Eligible candidates should have, or expect to obtain, a minimum of an upper second-class first degree (2:1) or European equivalent and a Masters in Chemistry.
First-hand experience in a relevant area of chemistry such as synthetic chemistry, supramolecular chemistry, porous materials, photochemistry or photocrystallography is highly desirable including familiarity with vibrational spectroscopies (IR and Raman) and X-ray crystallography.

Funding details
Tuition fee support; Full UK/EU tuition fees
Maintenance stipend
Doctoral stipend matching UK Research Council National Minimum

Application deadline 27 September 2019

PhD in Chemistry: Development of materials that change their electrical conductivity at a specific temperature

Eligibility criteria
Residency
UK Research Council eligibility conditions apply
Academic criteria
A Master’s degree in a field such as organic chemistry would be a suitable background for this position.

The successful candidates will receive a 36 month, full-time employment contract as per Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions (MSCA) regulations for early stage researchers.

Application deadline 31 October 2019

PhD in Chemistry: Organic synthesis and study of chromogenic polymeric materials based on polythiophenes responsive electrical stimuli

Eligibility criteria
Residency
UK Research Council eligibility conditions apply
Academic criteria
A Master’s degree in a field such as organic chemistry is required.

Funding: The successful candidates will receive a 36 month, full-time employment contract as per Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions (MSCA) regulations for early stage researchers.

Application deadline 31 October 2019

University of Southampton, UK

PhD Studentship: Synthesis of new Chromophors to use in Optoelectronic applications

A highly motivated hard/working student with a strong background in Synthetic Organic Chemistry is required.

The project is funded for 3.5 years and welcomes applicants from the UK and EU who have or expect to obtain at least an upper second class degree in Chemistry. Funding will cover fees and a stipend at current research council rates per annum (201920 rates are £15,009).

Closing Date:  Monday 31 August 2020

University of Liverpool, UK

Postdoctoral Research Associate in Theoretical Chemistry

Qualification: You should have expertise in electronic structure calculations and at least one of the following areas (i) high throughput calculations (ii) calculation of exited states in molecules (iii) quantum dynamics (iv) cheminformatics or data science. You regularly write computer codes to solve some of the daily research problems and have some experience with high performance computing.

Salary and Deadline
£34,805 – £40,322 pa ; 01-Oct-2019 23:30

Postdoctoral Research Associate (2 posts)

Qualification: You should have a PhD in Chemistry, Physics, Materials Science, Engineering, Computer Science, or a relevant STEM discipline, such as Biology. The key desirable technical skills for the computational post, over and above a specific chemistry background, are high-throughput computation/modelling, programming, and machine learning.

Salary and Deadline
£34,805 – £40,322 pa 16-Oct-2019 23:30

Postdoctoral Research Associate In Chemistry (Porous Liquids)

Qualification: You should have a PhD in Chemistry or Materials Science, Engineering, or a related STEM discipline. The key desirable skills for this post, over and above a specific chemistry background, include expertise in organic synthesis, ideally as applied to functional organic materials, and knowledge of supra-molecular chemistry and/or porous materials.

Salary and Deadline
£34,188 – £39,610 pa; 27-Sep-2019 23:30

Imperial College London, UK

Research Assistant/Associate in Electrochemical Engineering

Essential requirements
-Theoretical knowledge and practical experience of electrochemical systems is essential;
-Skills of modelling and design of (electro-)chemical reactors and processes are essential.
-Knowledge of a computer language such as COMSOL Multiphysics and/or Matlab is preferable.

Closing date 29 September 2019

Salary£35,477.00 – £47,579.00 per hour

Research Assistant/Associate

Essential requirements
• Understanding of the physics and chemistry of, and experience in synthesising, colloidal dispersions is essential.
• Knowledge and experience of 3D inkjet printing are desirable.
• Theoretical knowledge and practical experience of electrochemical systems are preferable.

Closing date 29 September 2019

Salary £35,477.00 – £47,579.00 per hour

Research Assistant/Associate

Essential requirements
-The role requires process analysis, including the production and optimisation of flowsheets.
-You will have advanced computer skills, including flowsheeting (such as ASPEN), and Matlab or other programming language suitable for mathematical modelling of chemical reactions.

Salary £35,477 – £47,579

Closing date 2 October 2019

University of Cambridge, UK

PhD Studentship: Super-Resolution Imaging of Supramolecular Host-Guest Complexes

Applicants should have (or expect to obtain) the equivalent of a UK first class or upper second-class honours degree (and preferably a Masters) in chemistry or other relevant discipline. Applicants should have experience in biophysics, physical chemistry, optics, photonics or related disciplines. Experience with single-molecule fluorescence techniques, hardware automation and programming (ImageJ, MATLAB, etc.) would be advantageous

CLOSING DATE 30 September 2019

Research Assistant/Associate (Fixed Term)

The successful candidate will have a strong background in chemical reaction engineering, fluid dynamics and synthesis and characterisation of nano-materials, including a PhD (or close to completing a PhD) in a relevant area. Experience with working with flow systems, microfabrication and process engineering will be advantageous.

SALARY £26,243-£30,395 or £32,236-£39,609

CLOSING DATE 2 October 2019

University of Leeds, UK

Research Fellow in in Particle Aerosol Deposition of High Temperature Dielectrics

You will have a PhD (or close to completion) in physics, materials science, engineering, chemistry, or a closely allied discipline, with a strong experimental background in particle manufacture and characterisation, and knowledge of the influence of microstructure and defect chemistry on the properties of ferroelectric ceramics.

Salary: £33,797 to £40,322 p.a.

Closing Date: Tuesday 08 October 2019

Research Fellow in Discovery of Organic Reactions on Water

You will have a PhD (or have submitted your thesis before taking up the role) in Chemistry, a strong background in synthetic methodology development and experience in performing and optimising organic reactions.

Salary: £33,797 to £40,322 p.a.

Closing Date: Saturday 05 October 2019

Durham University, UK

Post Doctoral Research Associate

We are seeking an experienced Postdoctoral Researcher with expertise in relatively straightforward synthetic organic chemistry, crystallization, soft materials chemistry and molecular dynamics calculations.

Closes midday on : 30-Sep-2019

Salary Grade 7 (£33,199 – £35,210)

OTHER OPPORTUNITIES

Postdoctoral Research Fellow Positions @ Queen Mary University of London

Postdoctoral Research Fellow Positions @ Queen Mary University of London

Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) is one of the UK’s top research universities, ranked fifth for world-leading and internationally excellent research. The Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2020 ranked Queen Mary 110th in the world. Queen Mary University London has 8 Nobel Prize-winning staff and alumni. It has vacant postdoctoral positions in various departments.

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Postdoctoral Research Assistant
Department: Barts Cancer Institute, Queen Mary University London
Salary: £34,220-£39,125 per annum inclusive of London Allowance (Grade 4)
Reference: QMUL19920
Location: Charterhouse Square
Date posted: 18-Sep-2019
Closing date: 25-Oct-2019
Essential requirements for this post include a PhD in a relevant biological subject and an undergraduate degree in a biological subject. Significant research laboratory experience in cell and molecular biology is essential. Experience in the field RNA biology, genomics and bioinformatics would be an advantage.

Postdoctoral Research Assistant
Department: School of Biological & Chemical Sciences
Salary: £34,220 – £40,194 per annum (Grade 4) (Grade 4)
Reference: QMUL19885
Location: Mile End
Date posted: 19-Sep-2019
Closing date: 19-Oct-2019
The ideal candidate should have a PhD (or equivalent qualification/experience) in computational chemistry, physics and/or materials science. Previous experience in code development is highly desirable. For specific details about the project, please email Dr Crespo-Otero (r.crespo-otero@qmul.ac.uk).

Postdoctoral Research Assistant in Models and Observations of Externally Photoevaporating Protoplanetary Discs
Department: School of Physics & Astronomy
Salary: £31,613 – £34,220 (Grade 4)
Reference: QMUL20036
Location: Mile End
Date posted: 10-Sep-2019
Closing date: 19-Oct-2019
Applicants should have a PhD or equivalent qualification/experience in Astrophysics or related subject as well as a good working knowledge of recent developments in exoplanet science and plant formation.  Experience working with observational data and CASA software would be an advantage.

Postdoctoral Research Assistant
Department: Barts Cancer Institute
Salary: £34,220-£40,194 per annum inclusive of London Allowance (Grade 4)
Reference: QMUL20061
Location: Charterhouse Square
Date posted: 18-Sep-2019
Closing date: 16-Oct-2019
Essential requirements for this post include a PhD in a relevant biological subject and an undergraduate degree in a biological subject. Significant research laboratory experience in in vitro cell culture, basic molecular biology techniques including cloning, protein and gene expression analysis and basic computing skills are essential. Experience in the field of cancer biology and in vivo work would be highly desirable although not essential. Experience in the analysis of big proteomic/metabolomics and genomic datasets and appropriate publication records would be an advantage.

Postdoctoral Research Assistant on Machine Learning in Wireless Communications
Department: School of Electronic Engineering & Computer Science
Salary: £34,220 (Grade 4)
Reference: QMUL19851
Location: Mile End
Date posted: 12-Sep-2019
Closing date: 11-Oct-2019
The candidate should have completed a PhD or equivalent degree in one of the following: Computer Science, Electric/Electronic Engineering, Math, Physics, and have experience in conducting studies with machine learning algorithms and solutions for wireless data analysis, as well as experience conducting studies with wireless communications or software defined radio. It would be desired for the candidate to have basic knowledge in wireless system or millimeter-wave system, and to have familiarity with the current literature and methods in RF/Microwave system simulations.

Postdoctoral Research Assistant
Department: Barts Cancer Institute
Salary: £34,220-£40,194 per annum inclusive of London Allowance (Grade 4)
Reference: QMUL19843
Location: Charterhouse Square
Date posted: 11-Sep-2019
Closing date: 11-Oct-2019
The successful applicant with a degree in a relevant analytical discipline (Mathematics, Computer science, Bioinformatics, or Biochemistry with a bioinformatics component). Essential requirements for this post include exprerience in the analysis of proteomics datasets derived from mass spectrometry using a range of software and scripting languages. Experience managing biological databases would be an advantage.

Postdoctoral Research Assistant
Department: Blizard Institute
Salary: £34,220 – £40,194 per annum (Grade 4)
Reference: QMUL19895
Location: Whitechapel
Date posted: 09-Sep-2019
Closing date: 09-Oct-2019
Applicants must have a PhD and peer-reviewed publications in the fields of genetics, gene regulation, development and/or genome evolution. Expertise in cell culture and molecular biology is essential. Experience in genome-wide profiling methods (RNA-seq, ChIP-seq) and in animal handling is highly desirable. Bioinformatics skills and past experience with CRISPR would be advantageous.

Postdoctoral Research Assistant in Experimental Particle Physics
Department: School of Physics & Astronomy
Salary: £31,613-£34,220 (Grade 4)
Reference: QMUL19994
Location: Mile End
Date posted: 10-Sep-2019
Closing date: 09-Oct-2019
Applicants should have, or be about to gain, a PhD in experimental particle physics or similar field and have experience of active participation in test-beam, detector operations or construction work for a particle or nuclear physics experiment or equivalent. Strong hardware skills are essential and a good knowledge of C++, Python, or LabView is desirable. The post will be located at the Queen Mary Mile End Campus in London but may require travel to other locations in the UK during and overseas.

Postdoctoral Researcher in Behavioural Genetics/Epigenetics
Department: School of Biological & Chemical Sciences
Salary: £31,613 – £38,084 (Grade 4)
Reference: QMUL18848
Location: Mile End
Date posted: 03-Sep-2019
Closing date: 03-Oct-2019
The Department of Biological and Experimental Psychology at Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) is seeking to recruit a Postdoctoral Researcher with expertise in the analysis of epigenetic and genetic data. We are looking for highly motivated and ambitious candidates, with several years of experience in the analysis of molecular data (PhD or equivalent qualification/experience in a relevant field). The candidate should have experience working with (epi)genomics data as well as an understanding of basic epigenetics/genetics processes.

Postdoctoral Research Fellow
Department: Wolfson Institute of Preventive Medicine
Salary: £33,615 per annum, inclusive of London Allowance (Grade 4)
Reference: QMUL19700
Location: Charterhouse Square
Date posted: 19-Aug-2019
Closing date: 30-Sep-2019
This post sits within the Wolfson Institute, Barts and The London School of Medicine and Dentistry, part of Queen Mary University of London. Applicants should hold a PhD degree (or equivalent) in Epidemiology or Medical Statistics or a related discipline with demonstrated experience in computational and statistical analysis. 

Postdoctoral Research Assistant
Department: School of Biological & Chemical Sciences
Salary: £34,220 – £40,194 per annum (Grade 4) (Grade 4)
Reference: QMUL19945
Location: Mile End
Date posted: 19-Sep-2019
Closing date: 26-Sep-2019
This is a BBSRC funded post, available in the group of Dr Guy Hanke at Queen Mary University of London (QMUL). Applicants should have a PhD (or equivalent experience/qualification) in plant physiology, biochemistry or genetics or a related discipline. Experience of the following is desirable but not essential:
-Chlorophyll fluorescence techniques
-High resolution microscopy
-Working with Arabidopsis
-Protein and nucleic acid analysis

Postdoctoral Research Assistant
Department: Barts Cancer Institute
Salary: £34,220 per annum inclusive of London Allowance (Grade 4)
Reference: QMUL19787
Location: Charterhouse Square
Date posted: 28-Aug-2019
Closing date: 25-Sep-2019
Essential requirements for this post include a PhD in a relevant biological subject and an undergraduate degree in a biological subject. Significant research laboratory experience in molecular biology, tissue culture and microscopy is essential. Experience in the field of centrosomes and microtubule cytoskeleton and appropriate publication records would be an advantage

Postdoctoral Research Assistant – “Networking Archives” Project
Department: School of English & Drama
Salary: £33,615 – £35,459 (Grade 4)
Reference: QMUL19553
Location: Mile End
Date posted: 30-Jul-2019
Closing date: 23-Sep-2019
The successful candidate will hold a PhD (or equivalent) in a relevant area which will have been awarded before the start of the role. Relevant subject areas include but are not limited to: early modern studies; English literature; political history; intellectual history; book history; digital humanities; comparative literature.

Postdoctoral Research Assistant
Department: School of Biological & Chemical Sciences
Salary: £37,411 – £44,015 (Grade 5)
Reference: QMUL19737
Location: Mile End
Date posted: 22-Aug-2019
Closing date: 22-Sep-2019
The ideal candidate for this position will either have, or be working towards a PhD in Cell biology, Biochemistry or related field and have an interest/knowledge in human cell division. Experience in Molecular Biology, CRISPR/CAS9 system, human cell line generation for inducible protein expression, protein purification would be desirable

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PhD and Postdoctoral Positions @ Eindhoven University of Technology (TU/e)

Linus Pauling Postdoctoral Fellowship 2020

Phd and Postdoctoral Positions @ Kiel University

PhD and Post-Doctoral positions | Life Sciences|University of Dunde|UK

PhD and Post-Doctoral positions, University of Dunde: The School of Life Sciences at the University of Dundee is a world-class academic institution with a reputation for the excellence of its research, its high-quality teaching and student experience, and the strong impact of its activities outside academia.

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Postdoctoral Research Assistant – Cancer Cell Biology of Targeted Protein Degradation
Unit: Biological Chemistry and Drug Discovery
Job Reference: SLSC0638
Closing Date: Thursday, September 26, 2019
Salary: Grade 7 (£32,817 – £40,322)
Candidate requirements:
• PhD with outstanding academic track record and at least one first authored publication in an internationally recognised peer-reviewed journal.
• Strong background in cell biology, molecular biology and biochemistry is essential.
• Experience with mammalian cells tissue culture, shRNA and CRISPR and other relevant genome editing technologies is essential.

Early Stage Researcher
Unit: Centre for Gene Regulation and Expression
Job Reference: SLSC0637
Closing Date: Friday, September 27, 2019
Salary: 
Living Allowance – EUR 54,858 per annum
Mobility Allowance – EUR 7,200 per annum
Family Allowance – EUR 6,000 per annum (if eligible)
Eligibility and requirements:
– Not having a doctoral degree yet
– A strong background in Biology, Biochemistry, Chemistry, Medicine or related fields according to the individual research projects

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Positions in Microbiology
Unit: Molecular Microbiology
Job Reference: SLSC0643
Closing Date: Sunday, October 13, 2019
Salary: Salary not specified
Eligibility and requirements:
-have a PhD in microbiology or another relevant discipline.

Postdoctoral Research Assistant
Unit: Medical Research Council Protein Phosphorylation and Ubiquitylation Unit
Job Reference: SLSC0645
Closing Date: Sunday, October 13, 2019
Salary: Grade 7 (£32,817 – £40,322)
Candidate requirements:
– PhD with an outstanding track record and at least one first authored publication in an internationally recognised peer-reviewed journal.
– Strong background in any one of Cell Signalling, Neurobiology, Molecular Biology, and Biochemistry would be preferable.

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DMPK Project Lead
Unit: Drug Discovery Unit
Job Reference: SLSC0647
Closing Date: Thursday, October 17, 2019
Salary: Grade 8 (£41,526 – £49,553)
The School of Life Sciences at the University of Dundee is looking for a highly motivated DMPK project lead (DPL) with a PhD in Pharmacology, Pharmaceutical sciences or another related discipline. 

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Research Associate Positions @ University of Bristol, UK

Bristol is one of the most popular and successful universities in the UK, ranked in the world’s top 50 in the QS World University Rankings 2020. Bristol is at the cutting edge of global research. Multiple Postdoctoral research associate positions of different duration in different disciplines are available in the University of Bristol, UK.

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Postdoctoral Research Associate in Cell Therapies
Job number: ACAD104169
Division/School: School of Cellular and Molecular Medicine
Contract type: Open Ended
Working pattern: Full time
Salary: £33,199 – £37,345 per annum
Closing date for applications: 23-Sep-2019

Research Associate
Job number: ACAD104204
Division/School: Bristol Veterinary School
Contract type: Fixed Term Contract
Working pattern: Full time
Salary: £33,797 – £38,017 per annum
Closing date for applications: 25-Sep-2019

Research Associate
Job number: ACAD104199
Division/School: School of Cellular and Molecular Medicine
Contract type: Open Ended
Working pattern: Full time
Salary: £33,797 – £38,017
Closing date for applications: 06-Oct-2019

Research Associate
Job number: ACAD104187
Division/School: School of Biochemistry
Contract type: Open Ended
Working pattern: Full time
Salary: £33,199 – £37,345 per annum
Closing date for applications: 14-Oct-2019

Research Associate
Job number: ACAD104190
Division/School: School of Physiology, Pharmacology & Neuroscience
Contract type: Fixed Term Contract
Working pattern: Full time
Salary: £33,199 – £37,345 per annum
Closing date for applications: 15-Sep-2019

Research Associate
Job number: ACAD104188
Division/School: Bristol Medical School
Contract type: Open Ended
Working pattern: Full time
Salary: £33,199-£37,345 per annum
Closing date for applications: 30-Sep-2019

Research Associate (maternity cover)
Job number: ACAD104167
Division/School: Bristol Veterinary School
Contract type: Fixed Term Contract
Working pattern: Part time
Salary: £33,797 – £38,017 per annum
Closing date for applications: 22-Sep-2019

Research Associate / Computational Postdoc
Job number: ACAD104047
Division/School: School of Cellular and Molecular Medicine
Contract type: Open Ended
Working pattern: Full time
Salary: £33,199 – £37,345 per annum
Closing date for applications: 02-Dec-2019

Research Associate / Senior Research Associate (OH-DART)
Job number: ACAD104208
Division/School: Bristol Medical School
Contract type: Open Ended
Working pattern: Full time
Salary: £33,797 – £38,017 per annum (Grade I) / £38,017 – £40,322 per annum (Grade J)
Closing date for applications: 24-Sep-2019

Research Associate / Senior Research Associate in Composites Non-Destructive Evaluation (NDE)
Job number: ACAD104201
Division/School: School of Civil, Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering
Contract type: Open Ended
Working pattern: Full time
Salary: Grade I £33,199 – £37,345 Grade J £37,345 – £42,036
Closing date for applications: 29-Sep-2019

Research Associate / Senior Research Associate in Radar Systems and Wireless Imaging
Job number: ACAD104193
Division/School: School of Computer Science, Electrical and Electronic Engineering and Engineering Maths
Contract type: Open Ended
Working pattern: Full time
Salary: £33,199 – £42,036
Closing date for applications: 02-Oct-2019

Research Associate in Advanced Gallium Nitride and Other Wideband Gap Semiconductor Electronic Materials/Devices
Job number: ACAD104178
Division/School: School of Physics
Contract type: Open Ended
Working pattern: Full time
Salary: £33,199 – £37,345 per annum
Closing date for applications: 13-Oct-2019

Research Associate in Digital Capture and Twinning of Physical Prototypes
Job number: ACAD104182
Division/School: School of Civil, Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering
Contract type: Open Ended
Working pattern: Full time
Salary: £33,199 – £37,345
Closing date for applications: 30-Sep-2019

Research Associate in Integrated Revision Control and Management of Digital and Physical Prototypes
Job number: ACAD104183
Division/School: School of Civil, Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering
Contract type: Open Ended
Working pattern: Full time
Salary: £33,199 – £37,345
Closing date for applications: 30-Sep-2019

Research Associate in Machine Learning
Job number: ACAD104172
Division/School: School of Mathematics
Contract type: Fixed Term Contract
Working pattern: Part time
Salary: £33,199 – £37,345 per annum pro rata
Closing date for applications: 24-Sep-2019

Research Associate in WASH and Environmental Health
Job number: ACAD104216
Division/School: School of Civil, Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering
Contract type: Open Ended
Working pattern: Full time
Salary: 33,797 to 38,017 per annum
Closing date for applications: 10-Oct-2019

Research Associate in the Aggarwal Group
Job number: ACAD100757
Division/School: School of Chemistry
Contract type: Fixed term contract staff
Working pattern: Full time
Salary: £33,199 – £37,345 per annum
Closing date for applications: 08-Oct-2019

Research Associate or Senior Research Associate in FPGA and embedded systems, with application to network system and sub-systems
Job number: ACAD103569
Division/School: School of Computer Science, Electrical and Electronic Engineering and Engineering Maths
Contract type: Open Ended
Working pattern: Full time
Salary: Competitive salary starting at £33,797 per annum
Closing date for applications: 15-Dec-2019

Research Associate or Senior Research Associate in Quantum Engineering Technology (QET) Laboratory
Job number: ACAD103591
Division/School: School of Computer Science, Electrical and Electronic Engineering and Engineering Maths
Contract type: Fixed Term Contract
Working pattern: Full time
Salary: £33,797-£38,017 (Grade I), £38,017-£42,792 (Grade J)
Closing date for applications: 15-Dec-2019

Research Associate/Senior Research Associate (Qualitative)
Job number: ACAD104209
Division/School: Bristol Medical School
Contract type: Fixed Term Contract
Working pattern: Part time
Salary: £33,797 – £38,017 per annum (Grade I) / £38,017 – £42,792 per annum (Grade J)
Closing date for applications: 25-Sep-2019

Research Associate/Senior Research Associate – High-Fidelity Composite Aero-Structures Testing & Hybrid Testing
Job number: ACAD104165
Division/School: School of Civil, Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering
Contract type: Open Ended
Working pattern: Full time
Salary: £33,199 – £42,036
Closing date for applications: 29-Sep-2019

Research Associate/Senior Research Associate in Quantum Computing Theory
Job number: ACAD103776
Division/School: School of Mathematics
Contract type: Open Ended
Working pattern: Full time
Salary: Grade I – £33,797- £38,017, Grade J – £38,017- £42,792 per annum
Closing date for applications: 30-Nov-2019

Research Associate/Senior Research Associate/Research Fellow in Software Defined Network & Network Virtualization, High Performance Networks
Job number: ACAD102382
Division/School: School of Computer Science, Electrical and Electronic Engineering and Engineering Maths
Contract type: Open ended contract staff
Working pattern: Full time
Salary: Competitive salary starting at £33,797 per annum
Closing date for applications: 15-Dec-2019

Research Associate: Human Aspects of Trust in Distributed Ledger Technologies
Job number: ACAD104210
Division/School: School of Computer Science, Electrical and Electronic Engineering and Engineering Maths
Contract type: Open Ended
Working pattern: Full time
Salary: £33,199 – £37,345
Closing date for applications: 03-Oct-2019

Research Fellow in Primary Care Mental Health
Job number: ACAD104177
Division/School: Bristol Medical School
Contract type: Open Ended
Working pattern: Full time
Salary: £43,267 – £48,677 per annum
Closing date for applications: 29-Sep-2019

Senior Research Associate
Job number: ACAD104191
Division/School: Bristol Veterinary School
Contract type: Open Ended
Working pattern: Full time
Salary: £37,345 – £42,036 per annum
Closing date for applications: 06-Oct-2019

Senior Research Associate
Job number: ACAD104181
Division/School: School for Policy Studies
Contract type: Fixed Term Contract
Working pattern: Full time
Salary: £37,345-£42,038 per annum, pro rata
Closing date for applications: 29-Sep-2019

Senior Research Associate
Job number: ACAD103715
Division/School: School of Mathematics
Contract type: Open Ended
Working pattern: Full time
Salary: £37,345 – £42,036 per annum
Closing date for applications:20-Sep-2019

Senior Research Associate / Research Associate in QET Labs
Job number: ACAD103545
Division/School: Academic Faculties
Contract type: Open Ended
Working pattern: Full time
Salary: Grade I – £33,199 – £37,345, Grade J – £37,345 – £42,036 (Salary depending on experience)
Closing date for applications: 11-Nov-2019

Senior Research Associate/Research Fellow in Software Defined Network & Network Function Virtualisation for Quantum Key Distribution Networks
Job number: ACAD104142
Division/School: School of Computer Science, Electrical and Electronic Engineering and Engineering Maths
Contract type: Open Ended
Working pattern: Full time
Salary: £38,017 – £42,792 (Grade J), £44,045-£49,553 (Grade K)
Closing date for applications: 15-Dec-2019

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University of Cambridge International PhD Programme in Molecular Biology

The Laboratory of Molecular Biology (LMB), University of Cambridge is one of the birthplaces of modern molecular biology and it continues to be a prolific source of new ideas, discoveries and inventions. To date, the LMB’s scientists have earned twelve Nobel Prizes, as well as numerous other prestigious scientific awards. Every year the LMB International PhD Programme offers 20-30 new graduate students from the UK and all over the world the opportunity to engage in cutting-edge research.

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October 2020 entrance:
The PhD projects available for studies leading to a University of Cambridge PhD degree commencing 1 October 2020 are listed below.

  1. Radu Aricescu: Supra-molecular architecture of synaptic receptors
  2. David Barford: Structure of yeast chromosome segregation
  3. John Briggs: Structural Biology of HIV-1 assembly
  4. Andrew Carter: Viral transport by the dynein/dynactin motor and Building a minimal contractile machine
  5. Jason Chin: Encoded cellular synthesis of non-natural polymers
  6. Gerry Crossan: Developmental origin of germ cell tumours
  7. Benjamin Falcon: Selective cell vulnerability in neurodegenerative disease
  8. Julian Gough: Systematic Cell Reprogramming and Personal genomics
  9. Ingo Greger: Role of glutamate receptor dynamics in synaptic plasticity
  10. Ramanujan Hegde: Membrane protein biogenesis and quality control
  11. Philipp Holliger: Synthetic Genetics
  12. Gregory Jefferis: Neural Circuits for Sex and Memory in the Fly
  13. Jan Löwe: Structure and function of the Divisome
  14. Kate McDole: How the embryo gets its shape: mechanobiology meets development
  15. Harvey McMahon: The molecular origins of Parkinson’s Disease
  16. Garib Murshudov: Statistics and machine learning for map interpretation
  17. Kelly Nguyen:Molecular mechanism of telomere maintenance
  18. Lori Passmore: Mechanisms of molecular machines
  19. Felix Randow: How cells attack bacteria invading their cytosol
  20. Jing Ren: Developmental assembly of the serotonin system
  21. Katja Röper: Kidneys in a dish
  22. Christopher Russo: Studying the physics of cryo-EM to design and build new microscopes for biology
  23. Julian Sale: How structured DNA drives epigenetic variation
  24. William Schafer: Probing the structure and function of neural connectomes
  25. Marta Shahbazi: Pluripotent stem cell fate decisions in a 3D context
  26. John Sutherland: How did translation arise?
  27. Rebecca Taylor: Investigating transmissible protein aggregates in C. elegans
  28. Marco Tripodi: From cognition to action
  29. Roger Williams: Feast, famine and repair
  30. Joseph Yeeles: Building the replisome

The LMB, University of Cambridge welcomes applications from highly qualified students of all nationalities.

Eligibility:

  • At least a 2i honours degree or an equivalent standard from an overseas university (e.g. CGPA 3.5/4.0) in a relevant subject. For more information please refer to the University of Cambridge page.
  • Two outstanding academic references, preferably one from senior university staff at your most recent university and one from a senior scientist who has supervised your practical research. Again for more information please refer to the University of Cambridge page.
  • Fluency in the English language – if English is not your first language we require a recent language test equivalent to the IELTS (International English Language Testing System) and scores equivalent to at least 7.0 overall with not less than 7.0 in speaking, listening and writing, and 6.5 in reading. Please use this link to determine if you need to complete a language test and to check witch tests are acceptable by the University.

Key dates for applicants:

2nd September 2019: Applications open
9th October 2019: US Gates Scholarship applications close
3rd December 2019: General applications (UK, EU and overseas applicants) close
3rd December 2019: Deadline for receipt of supporting documents and references (for general applications)
Week commencing 9th December 2019: Interview shortlisting
Week commencing 16th December 2019: Shortlisted candidates invited to interview
23rd December 2019 – 3rd January 2020: LMB Postgraduate Office Christmas closure
13th – 17th January 2020: LMB Recruitment Days
10th February 2020: Successful applicants notified

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Other opportunities

Marie-Sklodowska-Curie funded 15 PhD positions (ETN ‘4D-REEF’)

Marie Skłodowska-Curie Funded 15 PhD Positions (Project InnovEOX)

Marie Skłodowska-Curie funded 15 PhD positions (TranSYS)

Fully Funded PhD Positions @ Bournemouth University

Embarking upon a research degree at Bournemouth University is one of the most exciting stages of your academic career. It’s a voyage of discovery – so Bournemouth University wants to make sure you have as much support as possible during what promises to be a life-changing experience. Bournemouth University is proud to be offering a broad range of fully-funded PhD studentship opportunities, strongly aligned to our key Fusion themes and BU2025 core strategic investment areas: Assistive Technology, Animation, Simulation & Visualisation, Sustainability & Low Carbon Technology and Medical Science.  

Who is eligible to apply for a BU Studentship?

The PhD Studentships are open to UK, EU and International students. Candidates for a PhD Studentship should demonstrate outstanding qualities and be motivated to complete a PhD in 4 years and must demonstrate:

  • A 1st class honours degree or a Master’s degree with distinction or equivalent Grade Point Average (GPA)
  • An IELTS (Academic) score of 6.5 minimum (with a minimum 6.0 in each component) for candidates for whom English is not their first language

In addition to satisfying minimum entry criteria, BU will look closely at the qualities, skills and background of each candidate and what they can bring to their chosen research project in order to ensure successful completion.

Applicants will be asked to submit an online application form and a proposal (approximately 1500 words) outlining their understanding of the project for which they are applying, the approach they would envisage taking and what qualities they will bring to the research community.

Please note:

  • Current BU Doctoral students are not eligible to apply for a Studentship
  • Current MRes/MPhil students can apply, subject to satisfactory completion of their Research Degree prior to being able to take up the award
  • PhD Studentships cannot be used to support BU staff to complete doctoral programmes

How to apply for a BU Studentship?

There are individual application deadlines for each Studentship, which are detailed on each studentship page.

Vacant Positions

[1] Faculty of Science & Technology

[2] Faculty of Management

[3] Faculty of Media & Communication

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University of Canterbury Doctoral Scholarship 2020

15 PhD positions (ESR) Under Marie Curie Innovative Training Network, Horizon 2020 Programme

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DIGS-BB PhD Programme @ Technische Universität (TU) Dresden, Germany

25 PhD positions, TALENT Programme @ University of Copenhagen, Denmark

17 PhD and Post-doc positions @ University of Bergen, Norway

Ph.D. Programme in biosciences, chemistry@Vienna Doctoral School – Molecules of Life, Austria

Marie Skłodowska-Curie Funded 15 PhD Positions (Project InnovEOX)

10 Funded PhD Positions in University of Antwerp

16 PhD and Postdoc Positions @ Lund University

51 Funded PhD positions @ Katholieke Universiteit Leuven (KU Leuven), Belgium

Marie Skłodowska-Curie funded 15 PhD positions (TranSYS)

University of Oxford: Research Associate Positions in Chemistry and Biochemistry

The University of Oxford is a collegiate research university in Oxford, England. There is evidence of teaching as early as 1096, making it the oldest university in the English-speaking world. Multiple postdoctoral research associate positions are available in the Department of Chemistry at the University of Oxford.

Postdoctoral Research Associate – Combatting Antibiotic Resistance (MRC)

Chemistry Research Laboratory, Department of Chemistry, Oxford.
Grade 7: £32,236 – £39,609 p.a.
Vacancy ID :142383
Closing Date :20-Sep-2019

Postdoctoral Research Associate (CRUK)

Chemistry Research Laboratory, Department of Chemistry, Oxford.
Grade 7: £32,236 – £39,609 p.a.
Vacancy ID : 142384
Closing Date : 20-Sep-2019

Postdoctoral Research Associate in Physical Chemistry

Department of Chemistry, Chemistry Research Laboratory, Mansfield Road, Oxford
Grade 7: £32,236 – £39,609 p.a
Vacancy ID :142381
Closing Date :12-Sep-2019

Postdoctoral Research Associate in Synthesis and Molecular Electronics

Chemistry Research Laboratory, 12 Mansfield Road, Department of Chemistry, Oxford
Grade 7: Salary in the range £32,236 – £36,261 p.a.
Vacancy ID :142200
Closing Date :06-Sep-2019

Postdoctoral Research Associate in Organic Chemistry

Chemistry Research Laboratory, Department of Chemistry, Oxford
Grade 7: £32,236 – £39,609 p.a.
Vacancy ID :142204
Closing Date :04-Sep-2019

Postdoctoral Research Associate in Compartmentalisation via Liquid-Liquid Phase Separation in Cells

Department of Biochemistry, South Parks Road, Oxford
Grade 7: £32,236 – £39,609 p.a.
Vacancy ID : 142410
Closing Date : 18-Sep-2019

Postdoctoral Research Associate in Compartmentalisation via Liquid-Liquid Phase Separation in Cells

Department of Biochemistry, South Parks Road, Oxford
Grade 7: £32,236 – £39,609 p.a.
Vacancy ID :142408
Closing Date :18-Sep-2019

Postdoctoral Research Associate in the Biochemical and Structural Analysis of Bacterial Protein Transport

Department of Biochemistry, South Parks Road, Oxford
Grade 7: £32,236 – £39,609 p.a.
Vacancy ID :142349
Closing Date :16-Sep-2019

Postdoctoral Research Associate in Molecular Parasitology

Department of Biochemistry, South Parks Road, Oxford
Grade 7: £32,236 – £39,609 p.a.
Vacancy ID :142359
Closing Date :16-Sep-2019

Postdoctoral Research Associate in Cohesion Establishment in Mammalian Cells

Department of Biochemistry, South Parks Road, Oxford
Grade 7: £32,236 – £39,609 p.a. (pro rata)
Vacancy ID :142545
Closing Date :05-Sep-2019

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16 PhD and Postdoc Positions @ Lund University

Postdoctoral Fellowships 2020 @ Cornell University

20 Postdoc Positions @ University of Copenhagen, Denmark

Postdoctoral Fellowships @ Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (BGU), Israel

Linus Pauling Postdoctoral Fellowship 2020

Research Associate, Research Assistant, Research Fellow positions @ Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

7 Postdoctoral Scholar Positions @ University of California, Merced

13 Post-Doc and Research Assistant Positions @ University College Cork, Ireland

15 Research Associate Positions @ Cardiff University, UK

20 Research Associate Positions @ University of Birmingham, UK

Research Fellow (DIADEM) – School of Metallurgy and Materials – 82056 – Grade 7

Position Details 
School of Metallurgy and Material
Location: University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham UK 
Full time starting salary is normally in the range £30,395 to £39,609. With potential progression once in post to £42,036 a year. 
Grade 7 Full Time Fixed Term Contract up to 12 months 
Closing date: 15 September 2019

Research Fellow (automotive electromagnetic environment and radar simulation) – School of Engineering – 82062 – Grade 7

Position Details
School of Engineering
Location: University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham UK
Full time starting salary is normally in the range £30,395 to £39,609. With potential progression once in post to £42,036 a year.
Grade 7
Full Time
Fixed Term – up to 12 months; anticipated start date 1/1/2020
Closing date: 29 September 2019

Research Fellow – Cancer and Genomic Sciences – 81992 – Grade 7

Position Details
Cancer and Genomic Sciences
Location: University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham UK
Full time starting salary is normally in the range £30,395 to £39,609. With potential progression once in post to £42,036 a year.
Grade 7 
Full Time / Fixed Term Contract to 31 August 2022
Closing date 22 September 2019

Research Fellow Statistician – Institute of Applied Health Research – 81962 – Grade 8

Position Details
Institute of Applied Health Research
University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham UK
Full time starting salary is normally in the range £40,792 to £48,677. With potential progression once in post to £54,765 a year
Fixed term to 30 September 2024 
Part time working 0.50 FTE
Closing Date: 19th September 2019

Research Fellow (Network-based Machine Learning and Graph-based Algorithms) – Cancer and Genomic Sciences – 81918 – Grade 7

Position Details
Department: Institute of Cancer and Genomic Sciences
Location: University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham UK
Full time s
tarting salary is normally in the range £30,395 to £39,609. With potential progression once in post to £42,036 a year
Grade 7
Full Time / Fixed Term Contract for 41 months
Closing date: 12 September 2019
Interviews will be held on 3 October 2019 

Research Fellow – (Acute Care Interfaces) – Applied Health Research – 81838 – Grade 7

Position Details
Institute of Applied Health Research
College of Medical and Dental Sciences
University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham UK
Full time starting salary is normally in the range £30,395 to £39,609. With potential progression once in post to £42,036 a year.
Fixed term up to 30th September 2023
Closing Date: 5th September 2019

Research Fellow (Railway Digital Twin System Development) – School of Engineering – 81823 – Grade 7

Position Details
School of Engineering
Location: University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham UK
Full time starting salary is normally in the range £30,395 to £39,609. With potential progression once in post to £42,036 a year.
Please note, due to this post being externally funded the maximum amount available is £33,199 per annum.
Grade 7
Full Time
Fixed Term Contract up to 31 December 2020
Closing date: 29 September 2019
Please note, 2 positions are available

Research Fellow (SUSMAGPRO) – School of Metallurgy and Materials – 82025 – Grade 7

Position Details
School of Metallurgy and Materials
Location: University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham UK
Full time starting salary is normally in the range £30,395 to £39,609. With potential progression once in post to £42,036 a year.
Grade 7
Full Time
Fixed Term for up to 3 years
Closing date: 29 September 2019

Research Fellow in DNA Templated Synthesis – School of Chemistry – 81986 – Grade 7

Position Details
Area: School of Chemistry in the College of Engineering and Physical Sciences
Salary: Full time starting salary is normally in the range £30,395 to £39,609, with potential progression once in post to £42,036
Hours: Full time 
Duration: Fixed-term until 31 December 2023
Location: University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham, UK
Closing Date: 29 September 2019 

Research Fellow (Bioinformatics) – Cancer and Genomic Sciences – 82061 – Grade 7

Position Details
School of Cancer and Genomic Sciences
University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham UK
Full time starting salary is normally in the range £30,395 to £39,609. With potential progression once in post to £42,036 a year
Full time
Grade 7
Fixed term until 30th November 2020
Closing Date: 26th September 2019

Research Fellow – School of Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences – 51824 – Grade 6

Position Details
Research Fellow – 51824
School of Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences, 
University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham UK
Full time starting salary is normally in the range £30,395 to £39,609, with potential progression once in post to £42,036 
Grade 7
Full time
Closing date: 29th September 2019

Research Fellow – Metabolism and Systems Research – 80054 – Grade 7

Institute of Metabolism and Systems Research
Location: University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham UK
Full time starting salary is normally in the range £30,395 to £39,609. With potential progression once in post to £42,036 a year.
Grade 7
Full Time / Fixed Term Contract to 31 May 2022
Closing date: 22 September 2019

Research Fellow in PIMS – School of Psychology – 81994 – Grade 7

Position Details
Research Fellow in PIMS – School of Psychology – 81994 – Grade 7 – (190002GM)
Research Fellow in PIMS – 81994
School of Psychology
University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham UK
Grade 7. 
Part time 0.4 FTE. FTC for up to 12 months
Closing date: 22nd September 2019

Research Fellow – School of Biosciences – 81946 – Grade 7

Position Details
Research Fellow – 81946
School of Biosciences, University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham UK
Full time starting salary is normally in the range £30,395 to £39,609, with potential progression once in post to £42,036.
Grade 7
Full time/FTC for up to 3.5 years
Closing date: 18th September 2019

Research Fellow – Institute of Cancer & Genomic Sciences – 81208 – Grade 7

Position Details
Institute of Cancer and Genomic Sciences
Location: University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham UK
Full time starting salary is normally in the range £30,395 to £39,609. With potential progression once in post to £42,036 a year.
Grade 7
Full Time / Fixed Term Contract for 3 years
Closing date: 17 September 2019

Research Fellow – Brexit and UK Automotive – Birmingham Business School – 81802 – Grade 7

Position Details
Birmingham Business School
College of Social Sciences
University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham, UK
Full time starting salary is normally in the range £30,395 to £39,609. With potential progression once in post to £42,036 a year.  Please note – as this vacancy is funded by an external party the maximum salary that can be offered is grade 7, spine point 30 – £33,199
Grade 7
Fixed Term Contract for approx 31 months
Closing Date:  16 September 2019

Research Fellow – School of Biosciences – 81890 – Grade 7

Position Details
Research Fellow – 81890
School of Biosciences
University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham UK
Grade 7. Full time starting salary is normally in the range £30,395 to £39,609, with potential progression once in post to £42,036.
Full time/FTC for up to 4 years
Closing date: 29th September 2019

Research Fellow (Statistical Computing) – Cancer and Genomic Sciences – 81915 – Grade 7

Position Details
Department:  Institute of Cancer and Genomic Sciences
Location: University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham UK
Full time starting salary is normally in the range £30,395 to £39,609. With potential progression once in post to £42,036 a year.
Grade 7
Full Time / Fixed Term Contract for 3 years
Closing date: 12 September 2019
Interviews will be held on 3 October 2019

Research Fellow – Cancer and Genomic Sciences – 81927 – Grade 7

Position Details
Location: University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham UK
Full time starting salary is normally in the range of £30,395 to £39,609. With potential progression once in post to £42,036
Grade 7
Full time/ Fixed term contract for 3 years
Closing date: 26th September 2019
Interviews will take place between 23rd and 25th October 2019

Research Fellow – 81919 – School of Psychology

Position Details
Research Fellow – 81919
School of Psychology
Full time/FTC for up to 4 years
Grade 7. Full time starting salary is normally in the range £30,395 to £39,609. With potential progression once in post to £42,036 a year.
Closing date – 11th September 2019

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OTHER OPPORTUNITIES

16 PhD and Postdoc Positions @ Lund University

Postdoctoral Fellowships 2020 @ Cornell University

20 Postdoc Positions @ University of Copenhagen, Denmark

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Research Associate, Research Assistant, Research Fellow positions @ Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

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15 Research Associate Positions @ Cardiff University, UK

15 Research Associate Positions @ Cardiff University, UK

Cardiff University is a top-five university for research excellence in a beautiful, student-friendly capital city. Cardiff University is ranked 101-150 in the Academic Ranking of World Universities, an influential league table of global institutions. Listing the top 500 universities in the world, the ranking is recognised as a benchmark of international university performance.

Cardiff School of Biosciences

Research Associate, 8972BR

Qualifications and Education

Postgraduate degree at PhD level (or nearing completion / submission) in a related subject area or relevant industrial experience

Knowledge, Skills and Experience

An established expertise and proven portfolio of research and/or relevant industrial experience within the following research fields:
i. Organoids culture from mammalian tissues
ii. Knowledge of cell signalling and developmental biology
iii. Knowledge of cell/molecular biology techniques including cloning, protein expression and Western blots, immunohistochemistry, immunocytochemistry, genotyping, qRT-PCR.
iv. Knowledge of imaging approaches in development and differentiation.
v. Experience of statistical methods and data analysis

Salary: £33,199 – £39,609 per annum (Grade 6).  

Closing date: Saturday, 31 August 2019

Research Associate (ECSCRI) – Stem Cell Biology 8696BR

Qualifications and Education

  1. A degree in Biology or Biochemistry or Cell and Molecular Biology or Medicine.
  2. Postgraduate degree at PhD level (or nearing completion / submission) in stem cell biology and/or normal/malignant haematopoiesis is required.

Knowledge, Skills and Experience

  1. An established expertise and proven portfolio of research and/or relevant industrial experience within 3 of the following research fields:
    1. Stem cell biology in particular haematopoiesis
    2. Malignant haematopoiesis
    3. In depth molecular biology techniques (RNA-seq; epigenetics related methods; shRNA technology; lentivirus; CRISPR technology)
    4. Experience in animal work (e.g. transplantation and others)
    5. Advanced experience in flow cytometry

Salary: £33,199 – £39,609 (Grade 6).  Please note that it is not expected that we will appoint above grade 6.30, currently £33,199 per annum.

Closing date: Monday, 2 September 2019 

Cardiff School of Computer Science and Informatics

Research Associate 8964BR

Qualifications and Education 

Possess or be near the completion of a PhD in computer science or a related area, or have relevant industrial experience.

Knowledge, Skills and Experience 

Established expertise and proven portfolio of research and/or relevant industrial experience within the field of artificial intelligence.

  1. A strong background in linear algebra and statistics.
  2. Excellent programming skills.
  3. Knowledge of current status of research in specialist field.
  4. Proven ability to publish in relevant journals (e.g. Artificial Intelligence, Journal of Machine Learning Research) or top-tier conferences (e.g. International Conference on Machine Learning, Conference on Neural Information Processing Systems, International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence).
  5. Ability to understand and apply for competitive research funding.

Salary: Grade 6 scale, currently £33,199 – £39,609 per annum.

Closing date: Sunday, 22 September 2019

Data Scientist – Machine Learning Research and Development Associate 8943BR

Qualifications

An MSc degree (or equivalent, or above) in computer science, machine learning, data science, artificial intelligence or a related discipline.

Desirable Criteria

PhD in Machine Learning, Data Science, Statistics or a related discipline.

Expertise/Competence/Skills

  1. Systematic knowledge and practical experience of machine learning topics, such as classification, clustering and regression, data pre-processing.
  2. Solid knowledge and experience of a wide range of machine learning techniques, such as support vector machines, neural networks/deep learning, kernel methods, decision trees, ensemble learning.
  3. Excellent programming skills in a language, such as Python, R, Java, or Matlab.
  4. Proven good project management skills; the ability to be assertive and to drive the project forward, complete multiple tasks, meet targets and deliver outcomes and outputs expressed in the project plan.
  5. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills. Excellent command of written and spoken English.
  6. Evidence of strong problem-solving skills; should be inquisitive, curious and critical with a methodical approach to resolving novel problems and challenges.
  7. Ability to interface with people with commercial interests and from varied technical backgrounds.

SALARY AND PACKAGE: The starting salary will be between £34,189 and £38,460 per annum, depending on qualifications and experience. The project budget includes an additional £4,000 personal training and development budget.

Closing date: Friday, 13 September 2019

Research Associate 8583BR

Qualifications and Education

Postgraduate degree at PhD level (or nearing completion / submission) in a related subject area (e.g. computer science) or relevant industrial experience.

Knowledge, Skills and Experience

An established expertise and proven portfolio of research and/or relevant industrial experience within the following research fields:

i. Cybersecurity
ii. Internet of Things and/or Edge/Fog/Cloud Computing

  1. Technical experience of applied machine learning.
  2. Proven ability to publish in international journals and conferences.
  3.  Knowledge and understanding of competitive research funding to be able to develop applications to funding bodies.

Salary: £33,199 – £39,609 per annum (Grade 6)

Closing date: Friday, 13 September 2019

Cardiff School of Engineering

Research Associate 8966BR

The Magnetics and Materials Research Group is seeking an applicant for a post-doctoral research position to join a NIHR funded project developing a glove prototype to be used in the treatment of patients with Epidermolysis Bullosa (EB), a rare skin disease. The candidate should ideally have experience in materials fabrication and soft actuator design including a good working knowledge of 3D printing techniques.

Qualifications and Education

A PhD in the application or fabrication of actuators, or other relevant equivalent research experience

Desirable Criteria

  1. Evidence of collaborations with industry.
  2.  Proven ability to adapt to the changing requirements of the Higher Education community  
  3. Evidence of ability to participate in and develop both internal and external networks and utilise them to enhance the research activities of the School
  4. Experience of 3D printing techniques
  5. Knowledge of soft actuation techniques using silicone rubber or other elastomers
  6. An interest in smart textiles/fabrics

Salary: £33,199 – £39,609 per annum (Grade 6).

Closing date: Monday, 23 September 2019

Research Software Engineer (Research Associate) 8785BR

This post is to undertake specific tasks relating to the implementation and delivery of ‘Supercomputing Wales’ which is part-funded by the European Regional Development Fund through the Welsh Government (Case number 80900 for East Wales, Case number 80898 for West Wales and the Valleys).

Qualifications and Education

Postgraduate degree at PhD level (or substantial progress towards the award of a PhD) in a related subject area or relevant industrial experience.

Knowledge, Skills and Experience

  1. Substantial knowledge and experience of programming skills and software engineering techniques to support HPC-enabled research activities in CFD and engineering computing in general, with specific knowledge of
    1. Linux shell scripting
    2. Fortran, C or similar “CFD-code” language
    3. Parallel computing using MPI, OpenMP, Machine Learning
    4. GPGPU
    5. Experience with server hardware and software
       

Salary: £33,199 – £39,609 per annum (Grade 6)

Closing date: Sunday, 8 September 2019

Research Associate 8743BR

Applications are invited from a highly motivated scientist with proven intellectual and technical abilities to lead challenging research into theoretical and modelling aspects of the Turbulent/non-Turbulent interface in jets and plumes.

Qualifications and Education 

Postgraduate degree at PhD level (or evidence of nearing submission) in Engineering, Physics, Applied Mathematics or related topics.

Knowledge, Skills and Experience

  1. An established expertise and proven track record and/or relevant industrial experience within the following research fields:
    • DNS of turbulent flows
    • Physics of turbulent flows

Salary: £33,199 – £39,609 per annum (Grade 6). It is not anticipated that an appointment be made above £35,211 per annum (Point 32).

Closing date: Sunday, 1 September 2019

Research Associate 8948BR

Applicants are invited to apply for the position of Research Associate within the Cardiff School of Engineering. The main duty of this role is to conduct research within the Advanced High Voltage Engineering Research Centre into the impact of high frequency earthing and its impact on transmission systems.

Qualifications and Education

Postgraduate degree at PhD level in a related subject area or relevant industrial experience

Knowledge, Skills and Experience

An established expertise and proven portfolio of research and/or relevant industrial experience within the following research fields:

  • Earthing systems and designs
  • Earthing systems measurements
  • Earthing systems modelling and standard practices
  • Laboratory and filed testing on electrical systems

Salary: £33,199 – £39,609 per annum (Grade 6)

Closing date: Saturday, 14 September 2019

Cardiff School of Mathematics

Research Associate in Homogenisation of PDEs 8863BR

Applications are invited for the position of a postdoctoral Research Associate in Homogenisation of PDEs in the School of Mathematics at Cardiff University.

Qualifications and Education

  1. Postgraduate degree at PhD level (or nearing completion / submission) in a related subject area.

Knowledge, Skills and Experience

  1. An established expertise and proven portfolio of research and/or relevant industrial experience within the following research fields:
    1. PDEs
    2. Spectral Theory
    3. Homogenisation
  • Knowledge of current status of research in specialist field
  • Proven ability to develop understanding of complex problems and apply in-depth knowledge to address them
  • Proven ability to develop original techniques/methods in the specified research area
  • Proven ability to publish in high-quality journals
  • Knowledge and understanding of competitive research funding to be able to develop applications to funding bodies

Salary: £33,199 – £39,609 per annum (Grade 6)

Closing date: Saturday, 31 August 2019

School of Medicine

Research Assistant / Associate (Statistics) 8578BR

The Centre for Trials Research (CTR) at Cardiff University is the largest group of academic clinical trials staff in Wales, and has earned full UK Clinical Research Collaboration (UKCRC) registered status.

To be appointed at grade 5 we are looking for someone educated to graduate level in a mathematical or statistical subject.

To be appointed at grade 6 we are looking for someone educated to PhD level in a mathematical science or with substantial applied statistical methods and specialist knowledge of appropriate governance, systems and processes in relation to statistics in trials.

(a) Research Assistant (Statistics)
Essential Criteria

Qualifications and Education. A degree in a relevant discipline, or equivalent experience

Knowledge, Skills and Experience Knowledge of research methods and techniques in statistics. Proven ability to analyse complex information and summaries appropriately. Specialist knowledge of appropriate trial governance, systems and processes in relation to statistics. Experience of working with a range of non-statisticians

Desirable Criteria   PhD in a relevant discipline

(b) Research Associate (Statistics)
Essential Criteria
Qualifications and Education Postgraduate degree at PhD level in a related subject area or relevant experience

Knowledge, Skills and Experience An established expertise and proven portfolio of research and/or relevant experience within statistics. Specialist knowledge of appropriate governance, systems and processes in relation to statistics in trials. Proven ability to publish in national journals. Proven ability to be successful in competitive research funding

Desirable Criteria
Ability to supervise research students. Evidence of collaborations with industry, NHS or social care. Proven ability to adapt to the changing requirements of the Higher Education community. Evidence of ability to participate in and develop both internal and external networks and utilise them to enhance the research activities of the Centre. A commitment to high-quality patient and public involvement. Fluency in Welsh, written and oral

Salary: £27,025 – £31,302 per annum (Grade 5) or
            £33,199 – £39,609 per annum (Grade 6)
Closing Date: Sunday, 8 September 2019

Clinical Research Fellow 8663BR

The successful candidate will be undertaking clinical research in Rheumatology concerning biomarkers and treatment of inflammatory arthritis.

Essential Criteria

Aspiring to a clinical academic career. Eligible for higher clinical training (Evidence of completion of core medical training competencies). Evidence of previous experience of teaching undergraduate medical students. Basic understanding of research principles. Full General Medical Council Registration. Completion of Core Medical Training competencies. Motivation to do either a MSc in Medical Education or a higher degree in basic science translational research in Rheumatology. Undergraduate medical degree, MBBCH or equivalent  

Desirable Criteria

Membership of Royal College of Physicians Experience in Clinical Rheumatology. Evidence of high academic distinction and potential (initial honours degree, multiple undergraduate prizes). Undergraduate research project, postgraduate research  with high attainment. Introductory research experience at BSc or MSc (first or 2:1 in BSc).

Salary: £32,570 – £56,395 per annum (Clinical Grade D1 scale)
Closing date: Sunday, 15 September 2019

School of Psychology

Research Associate – Computational modelling of memory in sleep 8989BR

Seeking an outstanding scientist for a 2 year Research Associate post on computational modelling of how memory reactivation during both REM and NonREM phases of sleep differentially impacts on consolidation.

Essential Criteria

Qualifications and Education

  1. PhD in either computational modelling of learning. A PhD in a Bioinformatics or Computer Science discipline, which covers the required skills will be considered.

Knowledge, Skills and Experience

An established expertise and proven portfolio of research and/or relevant industrial experience within the following research fields: (a)Computational modelling of learning and memory, (b) Matlab or python programming. Knowledge of current status of research in the specialist field computational modelling of learning and memory, Proven ability to publish in international journals

Desirable Criteria

An established expertise and proven portfolio of research and/or relevant industrial experience within the following research fields: Computational Modelling of learning and memory, Cognitive neurosciences, Statistical modelling of sequential data, Hidden Markov models and deep learning 

Relevant professional qualification(s). Proven ability to work without close supervision. Proven ability to adapt to the changing requirements of the Higher Education community. Evidence of ability to participate in and develop both internal and external networks and utilise them to enhance the research activities of the School.

Salary: £33,199 – £39,609 per annum (Grade 6).  It is not expected to appoint above £33,199 per annum, salary point 30.

Closing date: Saturday, 14 September 2019

Research Associate in MRI of Cerebral Oxygen Metabolism 8971BR

The Cardiff University Brain Research Imaging Centre seeks a creative and experienced MRI research scientist to join its team, working on a new award from the EPSRC to develop MRI methods to efficiently map cerebral vascular and oxygen metabolic function. 

Essential Criteria

Qualifications and Education

  1. A first class or good second-class degree in a relevant discipline, for example: Physics, Engineering, Bioengineering, Neuroscience, Physiology
  2. A post-graduate degree at PhD level (or soon to be awarded) in a relevant subject area, for example, FMRI methods development, MR Physics / Engineering

Knowledge, Skills and Experience

  1. An established portfolio of research involving significant development and application of relevant MRI methods (e.g. FMRI, ASL, imaging metabolic function, biophysical modelling of brain function).
  2. In-depth knowledge of quantitative FMRI methods and the challenges in their development.
  3. Strong scientific computing skills for data and image analysis, such as, shell-scripting, coding e.g. Matlab and use of image analysis and/or statistical packages.
  4. Proven ability to publish in high-quality journals and in a timely manner.
  5. Proven ability in effective and persuasive communication including: excellent written and oral presentation skills, supervising others’ work, motivating individuals and working in a multidisciplinary team to communicate complex information to individuals from a range of disciplines (clinical and non-clinical colleagues)
  6. Proven ability to establish effective collaborations both inside and outside one’s primary institution
  7. Proven ability to demonstrate creativity, innovation and to work without close supervision

Desirable Criteria

  1. Experience of performing respiratory challenges (e.g. hypercapnia and hyperoxia) in human participants.
  2. Experience of procedures for ‘Good Clinical Practice’ in research with human participants
  3. Expertise in MRI pulse sequence programming (especially Siemens IDEA)
  4. Understanding of cerebrovascular physiology
  5. Knowledge of respiratory physiology and the effects of altered blood gases on cerebral physiology
  6. Experience of recruiting cohorts of volunteers, for example across different age groups and designing and conducting MRI experiments on human participants, involving close interaction with those participants
  7. Experience of operating an MRI scanner
  8. Machine learning techniques (e.g. deep learning, neural networks)

Salary:£33,199 – £39,609 per annum (Grade 6).  It is not expected to appoint above grade 6.32, £35,211 per annum.

Closing Date: Saturday, 14 September 2019

Research Associate 8977BR

Seeking to recruit a bright and motivated Postdoctoral Researcher for an exciting new project studying the neural mechanisms, that is, theta oscillations, of curiosity-based memory using EEG. The project is funded via a Sir Henry Dale Fellowship from Wellcome and the Royal Society.

Essential Criteria

  1. PhD in Psychology and initial expertise as postdoctoral researcher 

Knowledge, Skills and Experience

  1. An established expertise in EEG recording using BrainVision Recorder and in EEG analysis of ERPs with BrainVision Analyzer and EEProbe as well as time-frequency analysis of theta oscillations using BrainVision Analyzer and EEGlab 
  2. Experience in setting up and running a lab for memory enhancement by means of theta neurofeedback training using BioGraph Infinity software 
  3. Experience in teaching of cognitive and psychophysiological methods and supervision of Bachelor and Master Theses on the topic of theta oscillations and theta neurofeedback training for the enhancement of memory and cognitive control 
  4. Proven ability to publish findings of diverse analysis methods in international journals and in cooperation with international research partners 
  5. Experience in working with a clinical sample of children as research participants (7-18 years) 
  6. Experience in lesion tracing in MRI native space on T1-wighted images

Desirable Criteria

  1. Strong interest and experience in theta oscillations underlying memory and cognitive control 
  2. Proven ability to demonstrate creativity in designing new experiments using E-Prime 
  3. Experience with online testing using SoSci Survey 
  4. Proven ability to be successful in competitive research funding 
  5. Proven ability to work without close supervision 
  6. Evidence of ability to participate in and develop both internal and external networks and utilise them to enhance the research activities of the School.

Salary  £33,199 – £39,609 per annum (Grade 6).  It is not expected to appoint above £33,199 per annum, salary point 30.
Closing Date: Saturday, 31 August 2019

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The University of Leicester is a public research university based in Leicester, England. The main campus is south of the city centre, adjacent to Victoria Park. Leicester is ranked 167th in the world and 25th in the UK. The Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings lists the best global universities based on core missions including teaching, research, knowledge transfer and international outlook.

Research Associate

Vacancy ID:1323
Location: Other
Department: Department of Engineering
Vacancy terms: Full-time, fixed contract for 28 months from 1 November 2019
Salary details:Grade 7 – £34,189 to £39,609 per annum
Hours per week: 37.5

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Eligibility:

With a relevant PhD (or equivalent) you will have demonstrated expertise and research potential in Nanomaterials, Coatings or Corrosion. You will be able to demonstrate the ability to initiate, develop and deliver high-quality research with an excellent record of research achievement, underpinned by a record of publication in high-quality peer-reviewed journals. A key part of this role is to be able to identify areas of research collaboration as including industrial collaborations. Good communication skills are key along with the ability to plan, organise, implement and deliver programmes of work.

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Research Associate

Vacancy ID:1323Location:OtherDepartment:Department of EngineeringVacancy terms:Full-time, fixed contract for 28 months from 1 November 2019Salary details:Grade 7 – £34,189 to £39,609 per annumHours per week:37.5Advert closes midnight on:08 Sep 2019In this role you will work on the EU H2020 Project ‘GeoHeX: Advanced material for cost-efficient and enhanced heat exchange performance for geothermal application”. The project is part of Cambridge-based Materials Innovation Centre (MatIC) which is a long-term strategic partnership between TWI and the University of Leicester, focusing on novel materials development, materials characterization, an…More Info

Research Associate – Impact Deposits

Vacancy ID:1314
Location:Leicester
Department:Geography, Geology & Environment
Vacancy terms:Full Time, fixed term contract for 18 months
Salary details:Grade 7 – £34,189 to £39,609 per annum
Hours per week:37.5
Advert closes midnight on:09 Sep 2019

Eligibility:

With a PhD in a relevant area or equivalent experience, you will have experience in, or aptitude for, research in computer-aided (digital) shape-analysis or clast-shape characterization. Alongside this, you will have experience and knowledge of sedimentary or pyroclastic logging and process interpretation of pyroclastic or impact-ejecta lithofacies. You will have experience publishing in peer-reviewed journals, as well as strong research skills in SEM imaging and geochemical analytical techniques. In addition, you will be able to manage your own time, be able to work well in a team and have excellent communication skills. 

Research Associate

Vacancy ID:1315
Location:Leicester
Department:Museum Studies
Vacancy terms:Full time, fixed term contract for 12 months or until the return of the postholder (maternity cover)
Salary details:Grade 7 – £34,189 to £39,609 per annum
Hours per week:37.5
Advert closes midnight on:31 Aug 2019

Eligibility:

You will have a wide range of research skills and experience of researching the social impacts and value of museums through team-based approaches.  You will have the ability to work with a wide range of people and an ability to be proactive as well as responsive. This role requires a self-starter who is able to plan, organize and self-manage, bringing with them resilience, flexibility, and adaptability.

Research Associate

Vacancy ID:808
Location:Leicester
Department: Department of Engineering
Vacancy terms: Full-time fixed term contract for two years with possible extension, subject to funding
Salary details:Grade 7 – £34,189 to £39,609 per annum
Hours per week:37.5
Advert closes midnight on 22 Aug 2019

Eligibility:

You will be a highly motivated individual with a strong background in advanced microstructural characterization techniques by using electron microscopy. Prior experience and expertise in high-end scanning electron microscopy, focused ion beam and/or transmission electron microscopy are essential, preferably with a working understanding of atom probe tomography.

Good communication skills are essential, and you must be enthusiastic about working with scientists and industry experts from complementary disciplines. 

Research Associate (Bioinformatician)

Vacancy ID:1215
Location:Leicester
Department:Genetics and Genome Biology
Vacancy terms:Full Time – Fixed Term Funding available until 31/12/2022
Salary details:£34,189 – £39,609 per annum
Hours per week:37.5
Advert closes midnight on:03 Sep 2019

Eligibility:

To be successful in this role you will be a highly motivated individual with a strong background in biomedical research or data management, having experience and knowledge of working in this field. You will have a technical, technology/engineering or scientific degree and a PhD in Bioinformatics or computer science (or soon to be completed).You will also have skills in at least one of Perl, PHP and/or Python and the ability to learn new programming skills as required with experience of deploying and maintaining relational databases such as MySQL or PostGres.

Research Associate in Computational NMR Structural Biology

Vacancy ID:877
Location:Leicester
Department:Leicester Institute of Structural and Chemical Biology/Molecular and Cell Biology
Vacancy terms:Fixed term contract until 02 January 21 (Research Associate) or 30 September 2019 (Software Developer) with possible extension
Salary details:Grade 7 £34,189 to £39,609 per annum
Hours per week:37.5
The position will be open until filled, with rolling assessment conducted monthly.

With extensive experience in either NMR spectroscopy and NMR structure determination or a relevant area of software development you must be have extensive skills and experience in programming. Experience in the dissemination of research results for publications and presentations would be desirable. 

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Research at the University of Bath is improving lives and changing the world we live in. The University of Bath is now established as a top 10 UK university with a reputation for research and teaching excellence.

BIOLOGY & BIOCHEMISTRY

Research Associate (fixed-term post)

The department of Biology & Biochemistry, University of Bath is currently looking for a postdoctoral researcher to join the Hunt lab (www.vickyhuntlab.org).  

The lab is looking for a highly motivated, organized candidate who is capable of working well in a team and independently. Applications are welcome from candidates with a Ph.D. in any relevant field including RNA biology, immunobiology, molecular biology, and parasitology. Previous experience with CLIP-seq or a similar technique is preferred. Experience working with nematodes or parasites is desirable but not necessary.

Salary Starting from £33,797, rising to £40,322

Reference CC7039 Closing date Sunday 22 September 2019

Research Associate in Microbiology (Fixed Term)

The department of Biology & Biochemistry, University of Bath is seeking to appoint a highly motivated individual to work with us on a project around urethral catheterization and conduct laboratory work, assist with data analysis, and contribute to the publication of study findings.

Suitable candidates will hold a PhD in a relevant subject area, preferably microbiology or a subject with a major component of biology and/or molecular biology. Candidates with qualifications in related disciplines such as chemistry who have gained relevant experience in microbiology are also encouraged to apply.

Salary Starting from £33,199, rising to £39,609

Reference: CC6980, Closing Date: 05/09/2019

CHEMISTRY

Research Associate in bioremediation of pollutants in soil (fixed-term role)

Applications are invited for a postdoctoral Research Associate to study microbial metabolism of pollutants in soil with the usage of advanced mass spectrometry tools.

The successful candidate will have, or expect to have very soon, a PhD in Chemistry, Biochemistry, Microbiology, Environmental Science or a related discipline and experience in spectroscopic techniques.

SalaryStarting from £33,199, rising to £39,609

Reference: CC6968, Closing Date: 28/08/2019

MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES

CerTest Research Associate in Statistics of Aerospace Composites

CerTest – full title ‘Certification for Design – Reshaping the Testing Pyramid’ – is a Programme Grant by the UK Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC).

Candidate should hold a PhD in computational statistics or applied mathematics and have substantial experience with Bayesian sampling methodologies in high dimensions (in areas such as uncertainty quantification or imaging) as well as having a broad statistical modelling knowledge.

Salary Starting from £33,199, rising to £39,609

Reference: CC6943, Closing Date: 30/09/2019

Research Associate (fixed-term role)

Applications are invited for a Research Associate position in the Department of Mathematical Sciences at the University of Bath. The position is funded as part of the “Simons Foundation Collaboration on Special Holonomy in Geometry, Analysis and Physics”. 

The applicant will have a good first degree (or equivalent) in Mathematics and a PhD in Mathematics, or an equivalent level of professional qualifications and experience.  You must have a demonstrable research track record in Geometry, Topology or Geometric Analysis or closely related areas in Mathematical Physics.

SalaryStarting from £33,797, rising to £40,322

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Research Associate (fixed-term post)

Candidates must have a PhD or be close to completing a PhD in a field related to the theme of the position, ideally with deep knowledge in at least one of the following: stochastic analysis, theory of SPDEs, regularity theory for PDEs, mathematical physics, interacting particle systems, and you must show enthusiasm for learning more on these subjects.

Applications are invited for a 1-year postdoctoral Research Associate position in Department of Mathematical Sciences at the University of Bath.

SalaryStarting from £33,199, rising to £39,609

Reference: CC6941, Closing Date: 27/08/2019

MECHANICAL ENGINEERING

CerTest Research Associate (Fixed Term)

CerTest Research Associate in Analysis and Testing of Aerospace Composites 

The core research challenges in CerTest are strongly multidisciplinary, and will be addressed by a world leading interdisciplinary team of academics and postdoctoral researchers, supported by a group of PhD studentships carried out in close collaborations with the industrial partners.

You should hold a PhD in solid mechanics and have a good understanding of structural and material failure.

Salary Starting from £33,199, rising to £39,609

Reference: CT6933, Closing Date: 30/09/2019

CerTest Research Associate (Fixed Term)

CerTest Research Associate in Modelling of Aerospace Composites

You should hold a PhD in Engineering or Applied Mathematics with a strong grounding in the fundamentals of finite element analysis (FEA) and including a basic understanding of non-linear mechanics.  

Salary Starting from £33,199, rising to £39,609

Reference: CT6934, Closing Date: 30/09/2019

Research Assistant/Associate in Radial Turbine Optimization (Fixed Term)

The Institute of Advanced Automotive Propulsion Systems (IAAPS) at the University of Bath is recruiting a Research Assistant/Research Associate to undertake research work for a Radial Turbine Optimization project.

Applicants should possess a suitable degree in subject area of direct relevance for the project and have research experience. Applicants must have experience of turbomachinery parametric design optimization using CFD coupled to algorithms in Matlab. Experience of delivery and involvement in major collaborative research programmes would also be highly beneficial. Candidates should be self-motivated and possess project management and technical communication skills.

Salary Starting from £26,715, rising to £39,609 Per Annum, for the duration of the contract and depending on the position offered

Reference CF7032 Closing date Tuesday 17 September 2019

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Applications are invited for Newton-Bhaba Fund PhD Placement Programme 2019-20

Newton Bhabha Fund aims to develop individual capacity of PhD scholars by offering short-term (two to four months) placements at UK or Indian higher education or research institutions. It is jointly funded by the UK Government Newton-Fund and the Department of Science and Technology (DST), Department of Biotechnology (DBT) and public-funded Indian Higher Education Institutes (HEIs) that have expressed interest through British Council’s ‘Expression of Interest’ process to collaborate as delivery partners

Applications are invited in the following subjects:

• Biological and Medical sciences including Life Sciences, Biotechnology, Botany, Zoology, Microbiology, Biochemistry, Medicine, Pharma and Veterinary Sciences
• Engineering and Physical sciences including Physics, Chemistry, Engineering, Physical Mathematics, Earth and Atmospheric Sciences, Big Data and Manufacturing
• Environment, Food and Agriculture Sciences
• Public Health and Well-being Public-funded Indian Higher Education Institutions (HEIs) can consider those disciplines that would align to the six priority areas of the Newton-Bhabha Fund. These may include Physical Sciences, Fundamental Sciences and Social Sciences.

ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA

For Indian national applicants:

The scheme is open only for Indian scholars enrolled at Indian HEIs with the following criteria:

1. INSPIRE PhD Senior Research Fellows (SRFs) of Batch 2016 are eligible to apply for a STEM and Life Sciences subject
2. PhD Scholars (other than INSPIRE Fellows) who have qualified through national level test and are pursuing PhD in mid second or third year of Life Sciences are eligible to apply. They also need to clear one of the following national level tests: CSIR/UGC-NET, GATE, BET, ICMR-NET, ICAR-NET. Please upload a certificate of the national level test passed as a supporting document.
3. PhD scholars pursuing PhD in second or third year from public funded Indian HEIs (other than INSPIRE and those pursuing Life Sciences) in above mentioned priority areas are eligible to apply.
4. Women scholars pursuing PhD in public funded HEIs are strongly encouraged to apply. For both Indian and UK scholars: • Applicants should have a valid passport before applying. • Applicants are required to submit their PhD thesis only after completion of the placement. Please refer to the detailed eligibility criteria in Annex 1.

For UK national applicants:

a) The scheme is open only for UK scholars pursuing their PhD at a UK home institution in area of STEM and Life Sciences.
b) Scholars from England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland are also eligible to apply.
c) Applications will be considered from scholars from all institutions which are strong in research in the priority sectors described in the previous section.

Funding arrangements for Indian scholars The British Council will cover the following items:

• Indian scholars’ bench fees in the UK : Maximum GBP 5000, where the UK host university cannot waive the bench fees (or consumables costs). The UK host supervisor can apply for this bench fees by stating the amount in the endorsement letter. In addition, applicant has to enter this amount in his/her application form. Amount stated in the application form will be considered for funding.
• Indian scholars’ stipend in the UK – GBP 1300 per month to cover meals, accommodation, domestic travel, etc. DST / DBT/ Indian HEIs to cover the following items:
• Indian scholars’ visa fees
• Indian scholars’ international return airfares (economy class) as per Government of India (GOI) norms
• Indian scholars’ travel insurance as per Government of India norms

Funding arrangements for UK scholars

The British Council will fund the travel grant maximum up to GBP 900 to cover the following items as part of Newton-Bhabha Fund:
• UK scholars’ travel – international return airfare (economy class) • visa fees to India
• travel insurance (if required) DST / DBT will cover the following items: • UK scholars’ arrival allowance in India – INR 10,000
• UK scholars’ stipend in India – INR 31,000
• Basic one-time medical insurance of INR 9000
• For their own convenience, UK scholars need to arrange their accommodation either in the host institution or off-site before departing to India. DST/DBT will release accommodation allowance @ 8 %, 16 % or 24 % of stipend (INR 31000) based on the class of city as per Government of India norms.
• UK scholars will be exempt from tuition fees, experiment fees and basic teaching material costs. Costs beyond the above arrangements will be borne by the scholars themselves.

Deadline: 8th oct 2019

for more details visit official website