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Research Associate – University of Manchester

The University of Manchester is looking for an interested candidate for the position of Research Associate in Super-resolution microscopy and immune Cell Biology.

Position Requirements:

  • You should have a PhD or equivalent level of professional qualification and experience
  • Experience in cell or molecular biology and/or fluorescence microscopy is essential.
  • Previous experience in studying immune cells and/or using super-resolution fluorescence microscopy is especially desirable but full training is available.
  • The University of Manchester values a diverse workforce and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.
Employer University of Manchester
Posted 17-Feb-2016
Location Manchester, UK
Discipline NA
Salary £30,738 to £37,768 per annum
Official Notice


  • The 3 Research positions are available for a period of 3 years and are funded by the Wellcome Trust, in super-resolution fluorescence microscopy of human immune cells.
  • The project will be based in Prof. Dan Davis’s laboratory in The University of Manchester, and involves using super-resolution fluorescence microscope technologies (PALM, STORM, STED and others) to study fundamental aspects of molecular recognition by human Natural Killer cells and macrophages.
  • See for example: Lagrue et al, Blood, 2015, Cartwright et al, Nat Comm, 2014, Brown et al, Plos Biology, 2011; Sowinski et al, Nat Cell Biol, 2008, and The Compatibility Gene, Penguin Books, 2014, and our web page: http://www.davislab.ls.manchester.ac.uk/

Enquiries about the vacancy, shortlisting and interviews: Informal enquiries can be made to Professor Daniel M Davis, Director of Research for the Manchester Collaborative Centre for Inflammation Research. Tel: +44 (0)161 275 5019 Email daniel.davis@manchester.ac.uk General enquiries: Email: hrservices@manchester.ac.uk Tel: 0161 275 4499 Technical support: Email: universityofmanchester@helpmeapply.co.uk Tel: 01565 818 234 This vacancy will close for applications at midnight on the 12 March 2016.

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