Postdoctoral Fellowship to work on cutaneous lupus

Location
United Kingdom
Posted
Feb 01, 2018
Closes
Jul 02, 2018
Organization Type
University and College
Hours
Full Time
Are you an experienced skin and hair biology researcher who would like to be involved in an intensive project in SLE?

Do you have a PhD in Immunology or Molecular Biology?

Applications are invited for a postdoctoral fellowship in the research group of Dr Ed Vital to work on cutaneous lupus.You will work on different projects dealing with the stratification of inflammatory skin diseases.  Your work will include functional studies, in vitro skin equivalents and 3d co-cultures.

You must be able to work independently and be able to demonstrate project management skills.  Due to the intensive, time-limited nature of this work, you will need to have direct experience of work in skin biology.

You will hold a PhD in immunology or molecular biology with extensive research experience in working with human skin and in particular in laser capture micro-dissection of skin biopsies and co-culture of human skin cell types.

The post is available immediately for 9 months. You will work at Chapel Allerton Hospital and the Wellcome Trust Brenner Building at St James University Hospital.

To explore the post further or for any enquiries you may have, please contact:Dr Edward Vital, Associate Professor and Honorary Consultant Tel: +44 (0)113 343 24483, email: e.m.j.vital@leeds.ac.uk.

 

Further Information 

The University of Leeds is committed to providing equal opportunities for all and offers a range of family friendly policies. The University is a charter member of Athena SWAN and holds the Bronze award. The School of Medicine gained the Silver award in 2016.  We are committed to being an inclusive medical school that values all staff, and we are happy to consider job share applications and requests for flexible working arrangements from our employees.