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8254| Massey University / Riddet Institute| Postdoctoral Fellow| The Riddet Institute is a world-best research centre in food and nutritional sciences, providing fundamental scientific understanding and training for a new generation of science leaders. The Institute integrates partner organisations (Massey University (host), Auckland and Otago Universities, AgResearch and Plant & Food Research) and disciplines, leading a “NZ Inc” approach to food research, and generates knowledge and capability that transforms the New Zealand food industry.We are seeking a high-achieving researcher to become part of a wider team working across several research institutions on a project entitled ‘New Zealand Milk Means More (NZM3)’. The researcher will be responsible for understanding the consumer messaging element of the project.Applicants must hold a PhD in either Consumer Behaviour, a Psychology speciality appropriate to the project, Health Promotion or any other relevant discipline and demonstrate past experience in qualitative and quantitative research with human participants. Applicants must clearly specify why they are the best candidate for the project. Interviews are likely to be in March 2019 with a start date by end of September 2019.Understanding consumer perception of nutrition and wellbeing messaging aligned to dairy productsMain Supervisor: Professor Joanne Hort, Director of FEAST and Principal Investigator in the Riddet Institute, Massey University, Palmerston North, New Zealand The postdoctoral fellow will form part of a multidisciplinary team with expertise in understanding consumer engagement with dairy. The researcher will join the Food Experience and Sensory Testing lab at Massey and will be based in the Riddet Institute in Palmerston North, Massey University, New Zealand with some fieldwork overseas. Key markets for New Zealand dairy products are China and potentially the US. The project aims to develop an understanding of current consumer perception of the contribution of dairy products to nutrition and wellness and the types of messaging that conveys this information in a way the consumer understands. Taking this as a base the researcher will then be involved in developing appropriate nutritional and wellness messaging for the new findings from research, including clinical studies, involved in the wider NZM3 programme. The researcher will hold a PhD in Consumer Behaviour, a Psychology speciality appropriate to the project, Health Promotion or any other discipline relevant to this project and demonstrate past experience in qualitative and quantitative research with human participants. They will have excellent English language capability and communication skills as working with human participants and integrating with other researchers will be a key part of the role. Past experience in nutrition or health promotion is desirable but not essential.The salary will depend on experience but will be in the range for postdoctoral fellows at Massey University. The appointment will be for a term of four years.Applicants please send your CV including a statement of your research interests and goals and at least two referees, plus your university transcripts when uploading your application to the following website: https://masseyunicareers.nga.net.nz/?jati=EE3E195A-29CC-624A-2D27-A4D120A6753DEmail enquiries regarding further details on the position are encouraged and can be sent to [email protected] close: 28 February 2019 Reference number: OP_RI_268_12/18For further information and to apply online, visit: http://masseyunicareers.nga.net.nz
8260| National Oceanography Centre| Post-doctoral Research Assistant| Post-doctoral Research AssistantNational Oceanography Centre, SouthamptonSalary £28,200 - £32,430 (Band 6)Full Time (37 hours per week)Fixed Term (3 years)About the role:We are looking for a Post-doctoral Research Assistant to join the Marine Autonomous and Robotic Systems (MARS) Group at the National Oceanography Centre in Southampton, UK.You will join the Natural Environment Research Council (NERC)-funded Oceanids C2 project team, working closely with both engineers, post-doctoral researchers and PhD students. You will contribute to leading research into the use of autonomous marine robots in some of the most extreme environments on Earth. Working with both oceanographers and engineers, you will research algorithms for the autonomous control of the NOC long-range fleet, as well as developing components of the autonomous piloting framework and suitable knowledge representations. These might range from the validation of autonomous system behavior to prototype path planning algorithms for AUVs and the application of machine learning techniques. The results of this work will be deployed and tested both in the lab and within full-scale ocean environments, before being used to further world-leading marine science.This is a full time Fixed Term appointment for three years offered on NERC terms and conditions and is open to internal and external candidates.About you:We are looking for a researcher with a PhD or equivalent experience in Robotics, AI, data-science or a closely related discipline. The ideal candidate will enjoy the practical application of their knowledge to operating robots in challenging real-world environments and the interdisciplinary nature of marine robotics research. You will be actively involved in software development; proficiency with a programming language (e.g. C++, Python, Java) and experience writing software for AI/Robotics applications is essential. You will have strong research and communication skills, and enjoy communicating your research to people from a wide range of science and engineering backgrounds. You will have a close attention to detail, and a commitment to producing high quality, well-tested, reliable software, suitable for deployment in high-risk ocean environments.Other information:The starting salary for this position will be between £28,200 and £32,430 per annum (Band 6). Depending upon skills and experience, additional allowances may be available for exceptional candidates. This role may involve periods of travel both within the UK and internationally, and occasional work at sea for which additional allowances are paid. Please note for this role we are not able to sponsor candidates who require a right to work in the UK.About us:The National Oceanography Centre (NOC) is a national research organisation, delivering integrated marine science and technology from the coast to the deep ocean and is one of the top five institutions of its kind in the world. With sites in Liverpool and Southampton, it is the UK’s leading centre for sea level science, coastal and deep ocean research and technology development. Benefits:In return for your talents, we offer a competitive remuneration package, including a RCUK pension scheme, 30 days annual leave with a further 14 Public/local days off and free car-parking. How to apply: To apply, please submit an up-to-date CV and cover letter on our website at https://careers.noc.ac.uk/vacancy/postdoctoral-research-assistant-374041.html. If you are unable to apply online, please contact the NOC Careers Team at [email protected] For general enquiries regarding this role, please contact Dr. Catherine Harris via [email protected] date: 20 January 2019
8287| Leipzig University, Department of Dermatology| Postdoctoral researcher| We are looking for a talented and highly motivated candidate for a Postdoc for our newly founded research group. We are dealing with Wound healing and scarring in our project and trying to decipher molecular switches for patterning skin healing in the direction of full regeneration vs. fibrotic tissue repair. For this we use wild type and transgenic mice with large wounds on their backs where wound healing proceeds with a combination of fibrosis and neogenic hair follicle formation ( a hallmark of regeneration) depending on Wnt-Signalling and not fully understood cell to cell signaling.For this position we expect the following tasks to be performed:1. Experimental Design, writing of protocols, reports, Papers, preparation of presentations and Posters.2. Basic methods of cell and molecular biology: PCR, Western Blot, ELISA, cloning, plasmid generation, isolation of DNA and RNA, cDNA synthesis, primer design, plasmid design, in vitro cell culture.3. Histological investigations and microscopy: preparation of cells and tissue for microscopy investigation, fixation, cutting, embedding, staining, microscopy (bright field, phase contrast, fluorescence, confocal), image analysis, quantification in images, image processing.4. Data processing, preparation of tables and graphics for data analysis, data analysis, statistical analysis, potentially bioinformatics Analysis.5. Isolation of cells from different tissues through digestion, preparation of single cell suspensions, staining for MACS and FACS, cell sorting with MACS and FACS.6. Animal experiments: genotyping, wounding, tissue collection from wounds, skin, mucosa, organs and peripheral blood, injections (subcutaneous, intraperitoneal, potentially intracardial and intravenous).These are the relevant requirements for the position:Education: PhD or equivalent. Background is not relevant.Passion for science, curiosity and fascination for research and innovation as well as appreciation for challenges are the main requirements for the Position.Flexibility and the ability to work in a team are expected.Experience and/or disposition for establishing methods and cooperation (national/international) is desired.Language: the lab and the work environment are international. A good/excellent conversational and written English is required. German is desired but not a requirement for the Position. IT requirements: Microsoft Office, statistics programs (Graphpad, SPSS), potentially work with bioinformatics software, publicly available databases, pathway analysis, from advantage but not required programming.Please if interested, contact me and send my your CV, cover letter and, if available, reference letters to my e-mail
8271| University of Liverpool, Faculty of Health and Life Sciences & Faculty of Science and Engineering| Medical Research Council Skills Development Fellowship Quantitative Early – Career Skills Training (QUEST) Programme| Expressions of interest, and subsequently applications are invited for a Medical Research Council (MRC) Skills Development Fellowship (SDF) to be held at the University of Liverpool, a world-class centre for developing researchers in priority skills areas of importance to modern health and biomedical research. Skills Development Fellowships are 3-year research and training postdoctoral fellowships that will support capacity building in specific MRC priority areas. A SDF is suitable for both very early career researchers (e.g. having just finished their PhD, or about to) or for more established researchers who wish to transform their career through delivering an ambitious research programme alongside targeted training opportunities to gain or enhance quantitative skills applied to biomedicine.The University of Liverpool seeks to recruit outstanding postdoctoral scientists who are looking to establish their own independent research career. This prestigious award will provide a salary plus running expenses for 3 years, and enable the appointee to establish their own research programme at the University of Liverpool. We are seeking candidates with a qualification in one or more of three quantitative disciplines (statistics, applied mathematics, computer science), who may have had little or no exposure to health research. Suitable candidates will need to deliver a research programme of relevance to one or more of our identified scientific themes of stratified medicine, infection, regenerative medicine and/or public health. Fellows will receive relevant training and supervision in at least two of the quantitative skills areas of statistics, computer science and applied mathematics, whilst being part of a team undertaking world-leading research in one of the biomedical areas described. More information on all of these research areas can be found on our Fellowships website: http://liverpoolmrcsdf.uk/index.html . We encourage applications for our Fellowships from across the global community and all appointments are made solely on merit. The University of Liverpool is committed to promoting equality and diversity, including the Athena SWAN charter for promoting women’s careers in STEMM subjects (science, technology, engineering, mathematics and medicine) in higher education. The University has a Silver Award for its commitment to gender equality in the workplace and we welcome applications from a diverse range of backgrounds. Job Ref: 010700/FPOST Expression of Interest by 31st January 2019 to [email protected] Date for applications: 17th May 2019For full details and to apply online, please visit: https://recruit.liverpool.ac.uk
8250| Ludwig Boltzmann Institute for Rare and Undiagnosed Diseases (LBI-RUD)| Senior Postdoctoral Scientist/Deputy Group Leader (Immunology)| We are looking for an outstandingSenior Postdoctoral Scientist/Deputy Group Leader (Immunology)to join the research group of Assoc. Prof. Dr. Kaan Boztug at the Ludwig Boltzmann Institute for Rare and Undiagnosed Diseases (LBI-RUD) in Vienna, Austria. Together with the Lab Head and Director of LBI-RUD, Kaan Boztug, you will be leading defined projects focusing on deciphering the molecular basis of human immune dysregulation, and contribute to coordination and advancement of the group’s research projects. The successful candidate will work within the framework of the newly ERC-funded “iDysChart” project.iDysChart – Charting key molecules and mechanisms of human immune DysregulationFailure/disorders of the immune system to protect itself can result in autoimmunity and autoinflammation as observed in many human diseases. This interesting project aims at i) identifying novel monogenic causes of autoimmune/autoinflammatory diseases, enabling elucidation of fundamental mechanisms, ii) creating a network-level understanding of molecular pathways of immune dysregulation and iii) employing chemical and genetic screens to complement human disease gene discovery in predicting the core human immune dysregulome and investigating potential avenues for therapeutic modulation.Previous projects of our working group have already led to the identification of novel disease-causing genes in patients with autoimmune disorders (van Rijn et al., Gastroenterology 2018; Ozen et al., NEJM 2017; Salzer et al., Nat Immunol 2016; Dobbs et al., NEJM 2015). The iDysChart project will particularly focus on deciphering key principles of human autoimmunity and autoinflammation by studying model diseases including very early-onset IBD, monogenic autoimmune disorders, such as systemic lupus erythematodes (SLE), and systemic autoinflammatory disorders.The research group/instituteAssoc. Prof. Dr. Kaan Boztug is a leading immunologist and rare diseases researcher and director of the Ludwig Boltzmann Institute for Rare and Undiagnosed Diseases (LBI-RUD). Recently, he received a prestigious ERC Consolidator Grant with a project duration of five years to decode disorders of the human immune regulation.Our research focuses on the identification of rare monogenic disorders of the immune system and hematopoiesis to explain pathophysiological manifestations in humans. In the context of this work, we apply a combination of state-of-the-art genetic and genomic technologies including next generation sequencing, and a wide range of cellular and molecular techniques to elucidate novel pathways important for immune system homeostasis.The group works in a fully equipped molecular biology laboratory in a shared environment with cell culture, multi-color flow cytometry, as well as all equipment needed for state-of-the-art genomic investigations such as SNP arrays and deep sequencing, which are immediately accessible in-house.The LBI-RUD is currently situated in the CeMM Research Center for Molecular Medicine of the Austrian Academy of Sciences with state-of-the-art laboratories and technology platforms, and is strategically located next to one of the world’s largest university hospitals in the heart of the city. The institute is deeply integrated with its renowned partner institutions, namely the CeMM Research Center for Molecular Medicine of the Austrian Academy of Sciences, the Medical University of Vienna, and the Children’s Cancer Research Institute of the St. Anna Children’s Hospital, and, therefore perfectly situated to benefit from strong translational research long established by leading-edge research groups. The success of the institute is also reflected by the fact that, as of now, half of its Principal Investigators have been awarded an ERC Grant.RequirementsYou have experience in directing and supervising research staff (postdoc level), are exceptionally well organized, efficient and have excellent oral and written communication skills in English (knowledge of German is a plus). You are a proactive and independent scientist with a strong scientific track record in Immunology or a similar field obtained through postdoctoral training, as evidenced by scientific publications in high impact factor journals. In addition, you have an excellent work ethic and outstanding interpersonal skills. You are able to connect different scientific disciplines, and have a keen affection to and experience in scientific project management. Why you want to join our team: You want to pursue meaningful research at the highest level in an inspiring and international working environment. You want to be part of the next generation of scientists who shape the future of medicine and value our numerous possibilities for personal and professional growth. You appreciate our young and dynamic working atmosphere and the possibility to join our cultural, social and sports activities. You appreciate the help and assistance we offer to all our employees, their spouses and family members in terms of visa and relocation procedures, dual-career and childcare services, and others. Why we want you to join our team: You are a proactive and independent thinker with a strong background in Immunology or a related field.You are enthusiastic and passionate about science. You are motivated to find innovative, creative and free-spirited solutions to open research questions. Applications should be in English and should contain the following information: cover letter, CV, publication and – if applicable – funding track record, and names and contact details of three referees. Please summarize in one paragraph (max ½ page) what you believe is your single greatest research or technical development achievement to date and why. Please submit your application in a single PDF file to: [email protected] using the reference code #DGL/KB19 in the header. Salary and conditions are commensurate with experience according to FWF salary schemes (http://www.fwf.ac.at/en/research-funding/personnel-costs)For more information, please visit the LBI-RUD website: www.rare-diseases.atCommitment to DiversityWe believe that diversity and a multicultural work environment are clear advantages for successful research and are therefore committed to attract, develop, and advance the most talented individuals regardless of their gender, race, sexual orientation, religion, age, disability status or any other dimension of diversity. We are happy to provide help and assistance to all our employees, their spouses and family members in terms of visa and relocation procedures, dual-career and childcare services, and others.
8279| Medical Research Council, The National Centre for the Replacement, Refinement & Reduction of Animals in Research| Programme Manager – North West of England and Yorkshire| Programme Manager – North West of England and Yorkshire NC3Rs, Liverpool, Manchester and SheffieldFixed Term, 2 years£37,769 to £44,396 (plus London allowances) You will work with scientists from a range of disciplines and levels, those working under the Animals (Scientific Procedures) Act (including project and personal licence holders), animal care and veterinary staff, and senior administrators. The role will involve working with the institutions to identify priority 3Rs areas to focus on, including opportunities for cross-institutional sharing of best practice within and between institutions. You will be raising awareness and disseminating the work of the NC3Rs, including funding opportunities, events, online training resources, publications and guidelines. Also providing expert advice on opportunities to implement the 3Rs in specific programmes of research, including input into project licence applications, as well as identifying opportunities for institute-wide activities such as tissue sharing.Application of the 3Rs plays an essential role in achieving scientific excellence. The NC3Rs supports the development and uptake of new research tools and models with reduced reliance on the use of animals and/or improved animal welfare and its activities are divided between its role as a 3Rs research funder and programmes led by its own team of scientists. Further information can be found at www.nc3rs.org.uk You will need:• A PhD in a biological science with significant post-doctoral experience or other relevant experience in the biosciences sector• An understanding of the issues around the use of animals in research • Experience of delivering effective scientific advice and support• The ability to collaborate and effectively network with stakeholders from a diverse range of roles and levels of seniorityChoosing to come to work at the NC3Rs (part of UKRI) means that you will have access to a whole host of benefits from a defined benefit pension scheme and excellent holiday entitlement to access to employee shopping/travel discounts and salary sacrifice cycle to work scheme.For full details of this post and to complete an online application, visit https://mrc.tal.net/vx/lang-en-GB/appcentre-1/candidate/postings/1108 and upload your CV along with a covering letter stating why you are applying for this role. Please quote reference number NC3Rs 999.Closing date: 1 February 2019
8281| University College Dublin, School of Computer Science| UCD Post-Doctoral Research Fellow Level 1, UCD School of Computer Science (Temporary 34 months post)| Applications are invited for a Post- Doctoral Research Fellow 1 in the UCD School of Computer Science. This is a temporary post.This is a research focused role, where the candidate will conduct a specified programme of research in information visualisation and human-data interaction. They will be supported by research training and development under the supervision and direction of Dr David Coyle and Dr Abey Campbell.The primary purpose of the role is to further develop your research skills and competences, including the processes of publication in peer-reviewed academic publications, the development of funding proposals, the mentorship of graduate students along with the opportunity to develop your skills in research led teaching.Fixed Salary: €35,324 per annumAppointment on the above range will be dependent upon qualifications and experience.Closing Date: 17.00hrs (Local Irish Time) on 25th January 2019.Applications must be submitted by the closing date and time specified. Any applications which are still in progress at the closing time of 17:00hrs (Local Irish Time) on the specified closing date will be cancelled automatically by the system. UCD are unable to accept late applications.Prior to application, further information (including application procedure) should be obtained from the Work at UCD website: https://www.ucd.ie/workatucd/jobs/. UCD do not require assistance from Recruitment Agencies. Any CVs submitted by Recruitment Agencies will be returned.
8295| University College Dublin, UCD School of Architecture, Planning and Environmental Policy| 011144 - UCD Post-doctoral Research Fellow Level 1, UCD School of Architecture, Planning and Environmental Policy (Temporary, 2 Years)| Applications are invited for a Post- Doctoral Research Fellow 1 in UCD School of Architecture, Planning and Environmental Policy. This is a temporary post.The project's objectives are to undertake an integrated analysis of packaging use from manufacturers, through distributors and retailers, to consumers, and to determine if existing statistics accurately represent this chain of use and the degree of reuse or recycling. Comparison will be made with methodologies from across the EU to propose recommendations for future data collection. The project will also examine consumer behaviour and the role of incentives/disincentives. The project would suit an individual with an interest in, and ability to work, with statistics, ideally with a working knowledge of industrial processes and/or business or consumer recycling behaviour.Salary: €37,223 - €43,029 per annum Appointment on the above range will be dependent upon qualifications and experience.Closing Date: 17.00hrs (Local Irish Time) on 15th February 2019.Applications must be submitted by the closing date and time specified. Any applications which are still in progress at the closing time of 17:00hrs (Local Irish Time) on the specified closing date will be cancelled automatically by the system. UCD are unable to accept late applications.Prior to application, further information (including application procedure) should be obtained from the Work at UCD website: https://www.ucd.ie/workatucd/jobs/. UCD do not require assistance from Recruitment Agencies. Any CV's submitted by Recruitment Agencies will be returned.
8275| University of Limerick, Physical Education and Sport Sciences| Post-Doctoral Researcher in Physical Activity and Health: Policy Evaluation Network| TITLE OF POST: Post-Doctoral Researcher in Physical Activity and Health: Policy Evaluation Network LOCATION: Department of Physical Education and Sport Sciences, University of LimerickREPORTS TO: Professor Catherine Woods, Chair of Physical Activity and Health CONTRACT TYPE: Specific purpose contract (36 months)SALARY SCALE: €36854-€47728Further Information for applicants and application material is available online from:Web: http://www.ul.ie/hrvacancies/QUALIFICATIONS: A doctoral degree (level 10 NFQ) in Physical Activity and Health, Exercise Science, Physical Education, Health Science or other similar health related area (or near completion)UNIVERSITY OF LIMERICK:The University of Limerick (UL) with over 13,000 students and 1,300 staff is an energetic and enterprising institution with a proud record of innovation and excellence in education, research and scholarship. The dynamic, entrepreneurial and innovative values which drive UL’s mission and strategy ensures that we capitalise on local, national and international engagement and connectivity. We are renowned for providing an outstanding student experience and conducting leading edge research. UL is situated on a superb riverside campus of over 130 hectares with the River Shannon as a unifying focal point. Outstanding recreational, cultural and sporting facilities further enhance this exceptional learning and research environment. OVERALL PURPOSE OF THE JOB: As part of the Joint Programming Initiative on a Healthy Diet for a Healthy Life (JPI HDHL), 28 research institutes from seven European countries and New Zealand have combined their expertise to form a Policy Evaluation Network (PEN). PEN’s vision is to provide Europe with tools to identify, evaluate and benchmark policies designed to directly or indirectly address physical inactivity, unhealthy diets and sedentary behaviour while accounting for existing health inequities. PEN will examine the content, implementation and impact of lifestyle policies across Europe and will build on existing knowledge from DEDIPAC (Determinants of Diet and Physical Activity) and the INFORMAS (International Network for Food and Obesity/ non-communicable diseases Research, Monitoring and Action Support) framework. With seven inter-related work packages (WPs), PEN will provide an overview of the ‘best’ public policies most likely to sustainably reduce physical inactivity, unhealthy diets and sedentary behaviour. It will realise the first steps in a bespoke policy monitoring and surveillance system for Europe and refine our knowledge of appropriate research designs and methods for the quantification of policy impact. It will contribute to our understanding of how to achieve successful transnational policy implementation of these evidence-based or evidence-grounded policies in different cultural, demographic or socio-economic settings with particular focus on vulnerable groups. Finally, PEN will provide three worked examples of policy in practice. Three case studies will illustrate how best to evaluate the implementation and impact of policy in order to yield the best results for a healthy diet for a healthy life for European citizensThe successful applicant will be expected to:• Work with Prof. Catherine Woods and the project team to conduct a specified programme of research. This will entail use of both quantitative and qualitative research methods, literature reviews and intervention evaluation. • Have experience of working with local, national and international stakeholders in terms of understanding physical activity policy, its development, implementation and evaluation. • Liaise with both internal and external project stakeholders including Government departments and academic partners/collaborators from across Europe and globally.• Contribute to the Department’s research performance by publishing in high quality journals and presenting research at national and international scientific conferences.• Perform research collaboratively and individually. • Assist in identifying future research priorities and target funding initiatives.• Engage in appropriate training and professional development opportunities as required by Professor Woods or the Faculty to develop research skills and competencies.• Engage in the wider research and scholarly activities of Professor Woods’ Physical Activity and Health research group, including post graduate supervision and capacity building.• Carry out administrative work to support the programme of research and any additional duties as may reasonably be required within the general scope and level of the post. Essential knowledge/experience/skills• Doctoral degree (level 10 NFQ) in physical activity for health (PAH), exercise science, physical education, political science with an emphasis on health policy or other similar health related area (or near completion, please give date of Viva).• Experience in quantitative and qualitative research methods. • Evidence of publication in high impact peer-reviewed journals and/or presentation of work at national or international conferences.Desirable Criteria:• Knowledge of PA policy, its development, implementation and evaluation.• Experience in conducting PAH complex intervention development/evaluation and/or research on the determinants and correlates of physical activity.• Proficiency in conducting systematic literature reviews.• A track record of conducting individual and/or collaborative research projects with a variety of research partners.• Evidence of working with stakeholders at the local, national or international level for the promotion of population levels of physical activity.• Demonstrate a capacity to work independently and within a project team to achieve results. • Demonstrate a record of success in leadership and/or project management. • Experience of conducting research with real world impact. • Experience of supervision of postgraduate or undergraduate research students• Evidence of identifying research priorities, sources of funding and pursuing the process of securing funds. Personal qualities• Excellent interpersonal, communication and presentation skills • An ability to win the confidence of stakeholders, researchers and research partner representatives• Attention to detail and thoroughness in work practices and an ability to work to deadlines• Highly motivated with excellent organizational skills.Please note your application must include:• A complete curriculum vitae with email contact details of two referees (file 1.) • A letter of motivation and a 2-3 page statement of research accomplishments and future research goals (file 2.) • A full list of publications with up to three ‘best papers’ highlighted with reasons (include hyperlinks) (file 3.) • A completed online application form.Further Information for applicants and application material is available online from:Web: http://www.ul.ie/hrvacancies/The closing date for receipt of applications is Friday 25th January 2019. Applications must be completed online before 12 noon on the closing date.
8293| University of Oxford, MRC Weatherall Institute of Molecular Medicine| Postdoctoral Research Assistant in Haemopoietic Stem Cell Niche Biology| Grade 7: £32,236 - £39,609 per annum Project: Study of human haemopoietic stem cells and their niche.We are seeking a talented, motivated high-calibre Postdoctoral Research Assistant to join Professor Paresh Vyas’s laboratory (https://www.imm.ox.ac.uk/research/units-and-centres/mrc-molecular-haematology-unit/research-groups/vyas-group-normal-and-malignant-haematopoiesis-lab). This position will focus on purification of human haemopoietic stem cells, defining the cells that comprise the bone marrow niche, and to begin dissection of the two-directional signalling between these two cells populations.Working as an individual and as part of a team, you will study flow-sorted normal human marrow samples and extensively study single cell populations. You will use state-of-the-art methods to characterise the molecular properties of these cells and function in vitro and in vivo (using gene editing approaches to generate novel humanised models). You will present to journal clubs and laboratory meetings. This position will allow you become expert in haemopoietic stem cell biology, niche biology and use of gene editing to develop new tools to study stem cell function.You will have a PhD in a relevant discipline with a strong publication record in peer-reviewed journals. Previous experience in molecular biology techniques such as CRISPR/Cas-9 mediated gene editing, Next Generation Sequencing, culturing primary cells (ideally haemopoietic cells) and working with in vivo murine models are essential. You will have the ability to work both as a team member and independently, with excellent organisational and communication skills.The post is available fixed-term until 31 March 2021, funded by NIHR Oxford Biomedical Research Centre,Applications for this vacancy are to be made online. To apply for this role and for further details, including a job description, please click on the link below:- https://www.recruit.ox.ac.uk/pls/hrisliverecruit/erq_jobspec_version_4.jobspec?p_id=138831 You will be required to upload a CV and supporting statement as part of your online applicationThe closing date for this position is 20 February 2019. Interviews will be held in early March. Committed to equality and valuing diversity
8282| The Institute of Cancer Research| Post-Doctoral Training Fellow - Computational Chemist/Molecular Modeller| The Institute of Cancer Research, London, is one of the world’s most influential cancer research institutes, with an outstanding record of achievement dating back more than 100 years. We provided the first convincing evidence that DNA damage is the basic cause of cancer, laying the foundation for the now universally accepted idea that cancer is a genetic disease. Today, The Institute of Cancer Research (ICR) leads the world at isolating cancer-related genes and discovering new targeted drugs for personalised cancer treatment.Under the leadership of our Chief Executive, Professor Paul Workman FRS, the ICR is ranked as the UK’s leading academic research centre. Together with our partner The Royal Marsden, we are rated in the top four cancer centres globally.The ICR is committed to attracting, developing and retaining the best minds in the world to join us in our mission – to make the discoveries that defeat cancer.The Cancer Research UK Cancer Therapeutics Unit, part of the Division of Cancer Therapeutics, is a multidisciplinary 'bench to bedside' centre, comprising around 160 staff dedicated to the discovery and development of novel therapeutics for the treatment of cancer. The CR-UK Cancer Therapeutics Unit’s exciting goal is to discover high quality drug candidates for validated biological targets and to progress these candidates to clinical trial. All the scientific disciplines are in place to make this possible, including medicinal chemistry, biology, drug metabolism and clinical specialists.A Post-Doctoral Training Fellow position in computational chemistry and molecular modelling is now available in our In Silico Medicinal Chemistry group. The successful candidate will be expected to learn and apply in silico medicinal chemistry techniques that impact across the CR-UK Cancer Therapeutics Unit portfolio of drug discovery projects. The candidate will provide close support to scientists in our Hit Discovery and Structural Design Team, and contribute to expand the capabilities of the In-Silico medicinal chemistry group.Applicants must have a PhD, which may be in an area of molecular modelling, computational chemistry, or cheminformatics, with experience of application of computational techniques in drug discovery projects. Alternatively, applicants may have a PhD in medicinal chemistry or drug design with appropriate experience in the use of computational techniques.KEY DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES• Work collaboratively within multidisciplinary project teams to design compounds with improved potency, selectivity, functional activity and ADMET properties.• Apply a full-range of computational techniques to address questions in drug discovery programs.• Develop new computational techniques, and implement state-of-the-art procedures to expand capabilities of the in silico medicinal chemistry group at the ICR, and improve the impact of computer aided drug design on drug discovery.• Effectively communicate with project teams and senior staff both in formal and informal meetings.• Publish or present original work and/or literature reviews at conferences and/or in peer reviewed journals, while maintaining an up to date knowledge of literature and recent developments within the field of computational chemistry. • Provide guidance to scientists from different disciplines to enable them to use computational tools appropriately and effectively.• All staff must ensure that they familiarise themselves with and adhere to any ICR policies that are relevant to their work and that all personal and sensitive personal data is treated with the utmost confidentiality and in line with the General Data Protection Regulations.Informal enquiries are welcome and can be made to Dr Mirco Meniconi ([email protected]). Applications must be submitted online, via the e-recruitment system – please visit https://www.icr.ac.uk/careers
8246| The Institute of Cancer Research, Cancer Thearapeutics| Postdoctoral Training Fellow (Synthetic and Medicinal Chemistry)| The Institute of Cancer Research, London, is one of the world’s most influential cancer research institutes, with an outstanding record of achievement dating back more than 100 years. We provided the first convincing evidence that DNA damage is the basic cause of cancer, laying the foundation for the now universally accepted idea that cancer is a genetic disease. Today, The Institute of Cancer Research (ICR) leads the world at isolating cancer-related genes and discovering new targeted drugs for personalised cancer treatment.Under the leadership of our Chief Executive, Professor Paul Workman FRS, the ICR is ranked as the UK’s leading academic research centre. Together with our partner The Royal Marsden, we are rated in the top four cancer centres globally.The ICR is committed to attracting, developing and retaining the best minds in the world to join us in our mission – to make the discoveries that defeat cancer.A postdoctoral position in synthetic organic chemistry applied to the discovery and optimisation of new drugs to treat cancer is now available in a collaborative project led by Dr Swen Hoelder. The successful candidate will be located in well-equipped laboratories in Sutton, South London and will apply their synthetic organic chemistry knowledge to prepare molecules of interest as anticancer agents. In addition, the successful candidate will be expected to learn and develop skills in medicinal chemistry, as well as a broader understanding of drug discovery.Knowledge, experience and achievement in synthetic chemistry are essential. The successful applicant will have ample opportunity to develop additional skills in post. This is an ideal opportunity for enthusiastic, committed chemists to make an important contribution to improved therapies for cancer patients, while gaining experience and training in drug discovery skills in an institute with a track record of success.Further information can be found in the job description below.Additional information about the team is available on the following website: https://www.icr.ac.uk/our-research/research-divisions/division-of-cancer-therapeutics/medicinal-chemistry-4-(including-structural-chemistry)To apply, please click on the 'Apply' button and follow the instructions.
8278| University of Gothenburg, Department of Marine Sciences| Postdoctoral researcher| The University of Gothenburg has 38 000 students and 6 000 employees, and is one of the largest Universities in the Nordic countries. Strong research and study programs attract scientists and students from around the world. The advertised positions are within the department of Marine Science, located at the main campus in Gothenburg and at the two marine research laboratories at Tjärnö and Kristineberg (www.marine.gu.se). Two positions are currently being advertised in this research project funded by the Swedish Research Council Formas.Job assignmentsIndustrial aquaponics is a high-density agricultural technique that combines elements of both aquaculture and hydroponics in a synergistic production technology that utilizes fish wastes as plant fertilizer, thus reducing input and waste disposal requirements of both systems.Technological advances are increasingly moving aquaponics away from small-scale production into industrial environments by focusing on improved macro- and micronutrient recovery. Improvements in engineering design have been able to significantly increase output capacities and have now made industrial aquaponics applications a commercial reality. One method for instance, is the use of decoupled aquaponics systems in which sludge digesters utilize microbial communities to efficiently reuse solid wastes. Although many of the largest facilities worldwide are still in arid regions, this technology is also becoming more popular in Europe as design advances have increasingly made aquaponics not just a water-saving enterprise, but also an energy and waste reduction system. Although some systems are focused primarily on production, others also include an educational mandate, particularly those in urban environments where micro-farming and vertical-growth greenhouses have become popular. As growth parameters differ between fish and plants, the microbiome plays a significant role in remineralization and bioavailability of nutrients in aquaponic systems. Although technical specifications for pH, microbial remineralization and nitrification processes have received much research attention, relatively few studies have characterized other types of bacterial assemblages that either inhibit or stimulate fish and plant growth. For instance, biocontrol of microbes is an important consideration for both producers and consumers, given that the use of disinfection chemicals or antibiotics to control pathogens, or probiotics and phytogenics to stimulate growth, can have profound effects on microbial populations and hence plant and animal health throughout a closed system.Beneficial microbes are important at all stages of production and can be enhanced by the addition of probiotics as they are crucial to the functioning of biofilters and sludge digesters. They serve important functions in improve fish gut health and to reduce the spread of pathogens in the aquaculture component, as well as in promoting plant growth and rooting. To-date, there is considerable discipline-specific literature in aquaculture, hydroponics and bioengineering that can help inform and enhance microbial performance in aquaponics. However, there is limited understanding of linkages in the microbiome among compartments of aquaponics systems.The position is part of a project examining the role of microbial populations in recirculating aquaculture systems (RAS), in anaerobic digesters and in hydroponics (HYP) units with the goal of better understanding conditions that will maximise beneficial transfers of microbes and their products among components of decoupled aquaponics systems. There are many different approaches to examining these aspects of production, from the use of next-generation sequencing to map microbial communities, or biochemical analyses to characterize how microbes improve nutrition for fish and plants. Hence the specific scientific background of the candidate is less important than their interest in the topics and demonstrated qualifications in their respective field.We are seeking a candidate who is independent and self-motivated given that details of the project can be adjusted based on the candidate’s skills and interests. The candidate will be working in a multidisciplinary team of engineers, pathologists, food scientists, modellers and policy-makers involving several international research groups, thus exemplary teamwork and communication skills as well as the ability to travel are essential. The candidate will be expected to lead their project but i) develop and discuss their ideas with team members and the PI; ii) to initiate and carry out their work within a collaborative environment but with limited supervision; iii) write well-formulated reports and academic articles.The candidate will be responsible for running applied experiments in several different labs internationally, thus requiring flexibility for extended stays in various locations; further international travel will also be necessary to participate in meetings, working groups, conferences and visits with industry partners. Candidate must possess a PhD in molecular biology, microbiology, biochemistry, veterinary medicine, bioengineering, biotechnology, cell biology or related disciplines. It is not a requirement that the candidate has experience with aquaponics or prior experience in hydroponic crop production (commercial greenhouse facilities) and/or the operation of recirculating aquaculture systems, but such experience would be useful. Please note clearly on your application if you have any relevant skills such as technical operation of aquarium / aquaculture tanks, hydroponics or irrigation systems, or prior work in the operation of multiphase bioreactors.See website for application details. Employment termsA start date is required prior to May 15, 2019, but the exact start date for this position is negotiable depending on the availability of a suitable candidate. The post-doctoral fellow will be hired for a two-year period to lead this project. Extent: 100 %. Application procedureThe application must include:A CV and short cover letter that describes how the applicant meets the selection criteriaFull text of three accepted peer-reviewed manuscriptsName and contact details of three refereesRegulations for the evaluation of qualifications for academic positions are given in Chapter 4, Section 3 - 4 of the Higher Education Ordinance.Contact informationFor further information about the position, please contact Alyssa Joyce: [email protected] to applyIn order to apply for a position at the University of Gothenburg, you have to register an account in our online recruitment system. It is the responsibility of the applicant to ensure that the application is complete in accordance with the instructions in the job advertisement, and that it is submitted before the deadline.
8268| King's College London, Physics| Research Associate in Physics| You have good mathematical and computer skills in programming and unix and an excellent working knowledge of electronic structure theory. A familiarity with electrochemistry is desirable. You are open minded and willing to work in a small team spanning King's College London and Imperial College: setting about transforming our ability to simulate corrosion at the atomic scale. This will be achieved by introducing methods that have not existed until now. You will help develop, deliver, and demonstrate the methods and computer codes that will make this possible. This will involve: developing open boundary molecular dynamics; building parameter sets to study the aqueous corrosion of Ti; computing key electrochemical quantities; investigating standard non-equilibrium electrochemistry results; building and applying a kinetic Monte Carlo code for localised corrosion; supporting the research of PhD students. We emphasise the team nature of this project. This post will be offered on a fixed-term contract for 36 months.This is a full-time post - 100% full time equivalent.The selection process will include competency based questions and a panel interview.To apply, please register with the King's College London application portal and complete your application online.See www.quantumcorrosion.org
8243| Crimson Interactive| Manager / Sr. Manager (International PhD.)| Job Title: Exciting opportunities for PhD holders!Location: Mumbai, GoregaonShift time: General ShiftJob DescriptionBe closely associated with the field of research by being an integral part of the publishing industry! Calling all PhD holders who are strongly inclined towards academic publishing and wish to be constantly aware of the newest research being conducted in the scholarly publishing industry. We offer deserving candidates an established platform to learn the know-how of academic publishing and work in a multi-cultural environment with people from different key research regions such as Japan, China, Korea, Taiwan, Germany, Brazil and Turkey and in diverse fields including medicine, life sciences, physical sciences, engineering, humanities, and economics.We offer you a platform that boasts an excellent brand name, top-notch visibility in the publishing industry, and an opportunity to learn as you work and grow with us professionally. Come, be part of an organization that believes in constant employee engagement, professional growth, and superlative appreciation for the deserving candidates. We are currently hiring!Opportunities (Role Descriptions): • Cater to a wide audience across the world in the field of academic publishing. • Manage an extensive client base in the field of academic publishing in countries including Japan, China, Korea, Taiwan, Turkey, Germany, and Brazil. • Handle a multitude of projects, both for individual clients as well as for corporate clients across the world. • Manage several digital assets and products related to author education in the domains of academic writing and publishing.• Set quality and training systems that ensure error-free manuscripts to meet international standards of publication and catering to the defined target audience: the author, the publisher, and the reader.If you are passionate about staying in touch with research publishing in some form or the other and are even slightly interested in any of the above descriptions, contact us now to know more!Skills Required:  Excellent academic and publishing knowledge + the curiosity to delve deeper into existing and upcoming research ideas and concepts.  Excellent inherent or acquired team management and project management skills. Good English language skills and grammar concepts, and the ability to identify and rectify punctuation errors.  Curiosity to learn and the ability to acclimatize to a fast-paced work environmentCandidates with prior experience in the academic publishing field will be given first preference! Desired Candidate ProfileBasic Requirements:• PhD in Life Sciences or Physical Sciences• Efficient and effective project management skills• Effective editing, writing, and communication skills • Extreme attention to detail and readiness to learn constantly• Effective time management skills• Dedicated client focus with the aim to deliver impeccable quality on time• Published scholarly papers in academic journals• Passionate about learning while working with language• Ability to take on responsibilities beyond defined role• Good online search and information verification skillsAdded Advantages:• Understanding of journal and publisher styles • Prior work experience in the academic publishing industry• Knowledge of the STM industrySelection Process:Round 1: Once shortlisted, you will be sent a pre-interview form for recording basic details and a preliminary in-house test related to the role we see you fit the most. Round 2: Qualified candidates will be scheduled for personal interviews.
8263| King's College London, King's Cancer and Pharmaceutical Sciences| Research Associate| This post will be offered on a fixed-term contract for 3 years.This is a full-time post - 100% full time equivalent.The post-doctoral researcher appointed to work on this project will be working on understanding the mechanisms underlying the anti-inflammatory and tissue repair activity of mesenchymal stromal cells in myocardial infarction. The project will utilise both in vitro and in vivo protocols. The successful candidate will join a group of researchers within the Ellison and the Dazzi labs. The researcher will be based at Guy’s and Denmark Hill campuses. The selection process will include a panel interview.For an informal discussion to find out more about the role please contact: Professor Francesco Dazzi - [email protected] To apply, please go to: https://bit.ly/2Sek8ON and register with the King’s College London application portal and complete your application online.Closing date: 4th February 2019.
8261| University of Canterbury, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Computational Design and Analysis Group| Post-Doctoral Fellow| • Full-time at 37.5 hours per week (1.0 FTE)• Fixed-term for 3 years• Salary NZD$70,000 per annumWhat You Will DoThe Computational Design and Analysis (CDA) group at the University Canterbury invites applications for a fixed-term, Postdoctoral Fellowship in the field of adaptive optics for space situational awareness (SSA) application. The successful candidate will join our CDA research group in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering to work under the supervision of the project's principal investigator, Dr. Stephen Weddell. This is a funded position for up to 3 years.The aim of this project is to assist with the research, design and development of a photometry-based space debris detection system for use with small to 1m class optical telescopes. Multi-object adaptive optics will be used to reduce the effects of atmospheric distortion for improved image resolution of satellite and large debris objects, without the use of artificial beacons. Using wavefront measurements from background stars, a machine learning platform will simplify tomographic reconstruction to estimate anisoplanatic turbulence, which is used to improve the resolution of near Earth object images over a wide field of view. Our simplified methodology will remove the need for a complex tracking system and reliance on laser guide stars for short-exposure point spread function measurements.You will be involved in the design, development, technology integration, and on-sky field work using up to 1m class telescopes at the University of Canterbury's Mt John Observatory and our collaborative group's facilities at the University of New South Wales (UNSW), Canberra. A well-equipped optical laboratory is available for use. The work team includes research staff and several postgraduate students, both in Christchurch, NZ, and Canberra, Australia.Who You AreYou will have a PhD in a relevant field such as physics, photonics, electrical engineering, computer engineering or a related discipline. You will have strong theoretical and experimental skills with hands-on experience with practical components, modules and instrumentation, i.e., lasers, amplifiers etc., and optics and related image processing.You will demonstrate an academic record of scientific excellence, independent research along with experience in programming languages, such as C/C++, Matlab, Python, and familiarisation with computer network and data storage, optical laboratory procedures, and instrumentation.Who You Will Work WithThe Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering is committed to excellence in teaching and research at the forefront of electrical and electronic, computer, and mechatronics engineering.We aim to continually improve our teaching and our internationally recognised research programme by attracting and retaining highly-skilled academic and support staff, expanding our facilities, and providing service to the engineering profession and to the community at large.For more about the Department, please visit: https://www.canterbury.ac.nz/engineering/schools/ece/Why UCThe University of Canterbury is committed to promoting a world-class learning environment through research and teaching excellence, and has a vision statement of "People Prepared to Make a Difference". You will have the opportunity to work alongside members of a diverse academic community and enrich your own professional and personal development.For information about the range of fantastic benefits that UC offers including flexible work practices, study opportunities and generous superannuation and leave provisions, please visit us: http://www.canterbury.ac.nz/joinusThe closing date for this position is: 30 January 2019 (Midnight NZ time)ApplyApplications for this position are submitted online and should include a cover letter (describing background, suitability for the position, your recent and future research projects), a curriculum vitae which includes a list of relevant research publications, and the names and contact details of two referees. Please ensure your application is uploaded as a single pdf file and that the file name is your surname only.We are happy to answer your queries in relation to the application process, please forward these to Rochelle Golby, Recruitment Advisor, [email protected] further information specifically about the role, please contact Dr Steve Weddell, [email protected] University of Canterbury is an EEO employer and actively seeks to meet its obligation under the Treaty of Waitangi.
8296| University of Plymouth| Postdoctoral Research Fellow, FIND Project (Agri-tec)| Role: Postdoctoral Research Fellow, FIND Project (Agri-tec)Ref: A6349Faculty of Science & EngineeringSchool of Biological and Marine SciencesSalary: £34,189 to £39,609 per annum - Grade 7Applications are invited for a Postdoctoral Research Fellowship commencing as soon as possible to work on the Fluorescence Imaging for Nutrition and Disease (FIND) project at the University of Plymouth until March 2020. This Agri-tec Cornwall project is ERDF funded and will involve the development of an image-based early warning system for plant disease.This role is funded through the Cornwall Agri-Tech project which is supported by an investment from the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF).The Research Fellow will, in collaboration with the PI and Cornish businesses, drive the development of an image-based early warning system for plant disease in the context of food production in Cornwall as part of the Fluorescence Imaging for Nutrition and Disease (FIND) project.Food security is one of the great global challenges of the 21st century. Development of technology to ensure safe, reliable and efficient food production will be key in rising to this challenge. Global crop losses caused by microbial pathogens can be as high as 25% or more. This project will develop an image-based system for routine monitoring of plant health and early diagnosis of disease in the context of Cornish Agriculture. The project will involve working closely with Cornish businesses.You will work within the legal constraints of any agreed non-disclosure agreement (NDA’s) and Intellectual property (IP) protection agreed between Delivery Partners and collaborating businesses.Please demonstrate how you meet the essential criteria outlined in the knowledge, qualifications, training and experience elements of the job description in your supporting statement. For an informal discussion to find out more about the role then please contact Dr. George Littlejohn by email [email protected] or by telephone on +44(0)1752 584487Closing date: Midnight Sunday 3rd February 2019Interviews: Expected to take place on 15th February 2019 and you will be notified if you have been shortlisted or not.This is a full time position working 37 hours a week until March 2020 due to funding. The University of Plymouth is committed to equality of opportunity, promoting a diverse and inclusive culture, demonstrated through our commitment to the gender equality Athena SWAN Charter and as a Stonewall diversity champion. All applications will be judged solely on merit, however, we particularly welcome applications from groups currently under-represented in the workforce, for example black and minority ethnic groups. University of Plymouth holds a TEF (Teaching Excellence and Student Outcomes Framework) Silver by the Office for Students.
8273| Norwich Bioscience Institutes| Postdoctoral Scientist| Applications are invited for a Postdoctoral Scientist to join the Laboratory of Prof Nathalie Juge in the Gut Microbes and Health Programme at the Quadram Institute Bioscience (QIB). Background:The Juge Group focuses on investigating the molecular mechanisms mediating the interaction between gut bacteria and the mucus layer covering the gastrointestinal tract with a focus on mucin glycosylation. We use multidisciplinary approaches to investigate how gut bacteria utilise mucin glycans as nutrients or binding sites and adapt to changes in the mucosal environment in health and disease. The Group comprises five PhD students and five post-doctoral scientists and regularly hosts undergraduate students and visiting scientists. The Group has extensive collaborations on the Norwich Research Park and internationally.The role: The post-holder will contribute to the experimental work of a BBSRC-funded grant investigating the metabolism of sialic acid in gut bacteria. Specifically, they will carry out in vitro work (anaerobic cultures, in vitro colon model) and in vivo colonisation (mouse models) and contribute to microbiome analyses.The post-holder will work closely with other post-doctoral scientists and collaborators on the Norwich Research Park involved in the project. In addition to the proposed experimental work, the post-holder will contribute to the research by interacting with Research Scientists and PhD students in the Juge Group, writing up reports and publications, and presenting at relevant meetings and conferences. The post-holder will also be encouraged to join public engagement activities. In addition, they will benefit from regular BBSRC-sponsored training courses in career development and transferable skills. The ideal candidate: Candidates should possess a PhD in a relevant biological field (such as Biology, Biochemistry, Molecular Microbiology or Glycobiology). They should have in-depth knowledge of molecular microbiology and the gut microbiome. Experience of anaerobic microbial growth assays is essential, as are bioinformatics skills and experience of microbiome profiling sequencing and analysis. Experience of mouse work is desirable. All candidates should possess excellent communication skills, both written and verbal. They should also have excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to work well as part of a team. Additional information:Salary on appointment will be within the range £31,250 to £38,100 per annum depending on qualifications and experience. This is a full time post for a contract of 12 months.For further information and details of how to apply, please visit our web site https://jobs.quadram.ac.uk or contact the Human Resources team on 01603 450462 or [email protected] quoting reference 1003537.We are committed to equal opportunities and welcome applications from all sectors of society. The Institute supports equality of opportunity within the workplace and expects all employees to share and display these values. To support our commitment, we have a range of family, faith and diversity friendly working arrangements to help all staff achieve excellence in their area of work.As a Disability Confident employer, we guarantee to offer an interview to all disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria for this vacancy. About the Quadram Institute: The Quadram Institute is a new interdisciplinary research institute at the forefront of a new era in food and health research. Its mission is to understand how food and the gut microbiota are linked to the promotion of health and the prevention of disease. A partnership between Quadram Institute Bioscience (formerly the Institute of Food Research), the University of East Anglia, the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital and BBSRC, it brings together scientists and clinicians in a new state-of-the-art building. The Quadram Institute is based on the Norwich Research Park, one of Europe’s largest centres of life sciences and home of the John Innes Centre and The Earlham Institute. (https://quadram.ac.uk/).The closing date for applications will be 31st January 2019.The Quadram Institute Bioscience is a registered charity (No. 1058499) and is an Equal Opportunities Employer.
8265| MFPL Max F. Perutz Laboratories| Postdoctoral position in Cell Signaling| About usThe Baccarini lab (https://www.mfpl.ac.at/groups/mfpl-group/group-info/baccarini.html) focuses on signaling by intracellular kinase pathways. We have discovered that the kinases of the RAF/MEK/ERK pathway have essential functions in pathway cross-talk, based primarily on their ability to undergo protein-protein interactions with components of other signaling pathways (Desideri et al., Cell 2015; Catalanotti et al., NSMB 2009 and Zmajkovicova et al., Mol Cell 2013).We are looking for an enthusiastic scientist at the postdoctoral level who will join the team investigating the molecular and spatiotemporal context in which these interactions take place using innovative mass spectrometry approaches. The position is to be filled immediately and is initially for four years.You are a talented and motivated individual with a PhD degree and documented research accomplishments in Molecular Biology, Biochemistry, and/or Cell Signaling (first author papers or preprints). The ideal candidate will have experience with mass spectrometric approaches, will be able to work independently and as part of a team, and will have strong organizational, written and verbal communication skills.Join us for great quality of science and great quality of life - the Vienna Biocenter Campus (https://www.viennabiocenter.org/) is one of the main research hubs in Europe. We are supported by cutting edge technology services provided by both in house MFPL Facilities (https://www.mfpl.ac.at/research/scientific-facilities.html) and the Vienna BioCenter Core Facilities (https://www.viennabiocenter.org/facilities/). Our working language is English, both in the labs and in the on-campus day care center (https://www.viennabiocenter.org/facilities/child-care-center/). We are located near the center of Vienna, ranked as the city with the best quality of life in the world for 9 years in a row.Apply now!Send a curriculum vitae detailing current research interests, previous educational and research experience and contact details for three references to Manuela Baccarini ([email protected]). We will start reviewing the applications in January and we will continue until the position is filled.
8245| Technion - Israel Institute of Technology| Postdoc on water distribution systems analysis| Looking for Postdocs; MSc/PhD students (preferable graduates of: Civil and Environmental Engineering, Mathematics, Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, Physics, Industrial Engineering) for immediate hiring on an ISF (Israeli Science Foundation) project on:Dynamic Approach for Water Distribution Systems Clustering and AggregationIt is hard to overestimate the significance of water distribution infrastructure for modern day society sustainable existence and development. Management of water distribution system (WDS) that usually comprises thousands to tenth thousands of nodes and links is a complex problem, since its objectives include, in addition to supplying the water in the required quantities and quantities, sustaining conditions such as failure scenarios, detection of contamination intrusions sources, sensor placement, leakage minimization, etc. Consequently, to achieve save and resilient water supply, the efforts might be assigned (1) to obtain WDS representation in a simplified form that helps to gain insight into the system’s structure and the interaction of its components, (2) to change actual WDS structure to simplify its management without worsening the network performance. An effective and accurate method for WDS separation into clusters will be beneficial for both applications. To date, WDS clustering is based on static representation of the system. Though, it has been shown that dynamic approach to WDS operation results in drastically different system partitioning, which affects partition-dependent tasks. This opens a new and very perspective angle in WDS clustering study – a dynamic clustering approach. The main objective of the proposed research is to develop a generic method for WDS dynamic clustering, implement it for real-sized water networks, and investigate the method’s performance on benchmark clustering problems including optimal sensor placement, contaminant identification and seclusion, leakage detection and minimization, and WDS partitioning to district metering areas. Preliminary results show that dynamic system properties that form the basis of dynamic clustering provide crucial insights into system behavior requisite for appropriate actions following WDS contamination. As a result of the proposed study, new generic methodology for WDS dynamic clustering is expected to be developed featuring exploration, adaptation, and modification of dynamic clustering algorithms for their use in WDS in accordance to its specific characteristics, and automatic, self-organized algorithms for clustering update in response to changes in WDS operation.--------------------------------------------------------------------------For more information, please contact: Avi Ostfeld; [email protected]; Cell phone: +972-50-7726139; Skype name: ostfeld.avi; https://ostfeld.net.technion.ac.il/
8251| University of Zurich, Department of Evolutionary Biology and Environmental StudiesDepartement of Evo| Postdoc in experimental molecular evolution| A postdoctoral fellowship in evolutionary biology is available in the laboratory of Andreas Wagner at the University of Zurich. We are looking for a researcher to use directed evolution and deep mutational scanning of proteins and/or simple regulatory circuits to study how new protein functions originate in evolution. Lab members are a group with very diverse backgrounds and research projects, unified by their interests in evolution and life’s fundamental organizational principles. Ongoing work in the lab ranges from the directed evolution of proteins to laboratory evolution of microbes and computational analyses of regulatory networks (e.g., Bratulic et al. Nature Communications 2017; Aguilar-Rodríguez et al., Nature Ecology and Evolution 2017; Sprouffske et al. PLoS Genetics 2018). A sample of the laboratory’s research can be found at http://www.ieu.uzh.ch/wagner/.We are looking for an individual who has received his or her PhD within the last five years, who is highly self-motivated and can work independently on a project that he or she will help develop. The successful candidate will have a strong background in microbiological techniques and molecular cloning, including high-throughput techniques such as deep mutational scanning. Experience with fluorescent proteins and flow cytometry, as well as with computational analysis of high-throughput DNA sequence data will be a plus, as will be a research history in evolutionary biology. The position offers a highly competitive salary of up to three years on annually renewable contracts.The working language in the laboratory is English. German skills, although helpful, are not essential. Zurich is a highly attractive city in beautiful surroundings, with a multinational population, and many educational and recreational opportunities. To be considered, please send a single (!) PDF file merged from the following parts to [email protected]: CV including publication list, academic transcripts, a statement of research interests not exceeding three pages, and three academic references. Please include the word “EXPPDOC19” in the subject line. Applications will be considered until January 20, 2019. The position is available immediately.
8248| Victoria University of Wellington, School of Biological Sciences| Postdoctoral Fellow – Biochemistry| School of Biological SciencesWellington, New ZealandA postdoctoral position is available to conduct research on the evolution of enzymes and metabolic pathways, working with Associate Professor Wayne Patrick in the School of Biological Sciences at Victoria University. The appointee will lead experimental work on a project supported by the Marsden Fund, which is New Zealand's premier source of funding for fundamental research. The project aims to explore the interplay between the biochemical requirements of a cell and its evolutionary fitness. By using a combination of high-throughput and analytical approaches, we will determine how mutation and selection maximize cell growth, by optimizing metabolic flux, through altering individual enzyme activities.Prospective candidates should have a PhD in biochemistry, molecular microbiology or another relevant discipline. Laboratory experience with protein purification, enzyme kinetics and mutagenesis is essential. Further experience in metabolomics and/or the analysis of deep sequencing data would be beneficial. The preferred candidate will also have good organizational skills, the ability to work independently, strong communication skills, and the willingness to work in a dynamic and multidisciplinary environment.The position is full-time for three years.The successful candidate will be expected to commence in the role in March, 2019.As one of Wellington's largest and most established employers, and the number one university in New Zealand for research quality, Victoria University of Wellington provides opportunities for rewards, recognition and development. The University has a tradition of fostering international links in teaching and research, and delivering programmes of national and international significance through tertiary-leading academic performance and support services. Thinking about a future in a culture where innovation and diversity are highly valued? Think Victoria.Applications close Friday, 18 January 2019.Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand, is an EEO employer and actively seeks to meet its obligations under the Treaty of Waitangi.For more information and to apply online visit http://www.victoria.ac.nz/about/careers/current-vacanciesReference 2560.
8280| Medical Research Council, The National Centre for the Replacement, Refinement & Reduction of Animals in Research| Programme Manager – London| Programme Manager – LondonNC3Rs, LondonFixed Term, 2 years£37,769 to £44,396 (plus London allowances) There are two roles available, you will look after King’s College London and the Francis Crick Institute, or University College London, the Royal Veterinary College and the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine. You will work with scientists from a range of disciplines and levels, those working under the Animals (Scientific Procedures) Act (including project and personal licence holders), animal care and veterinary staff, and senior administrators. The roles will involve working with the institutions to identify priority 3Rs areas to focus on, including opportunities for cross-institutional sharing of best practice within and between institutions. You will be raising awareness and disseminating the work of the NC3Rs, including funding opportunities, events, online training resources, publications and guidelines. Also providing expert advice on opportunities to implement the 3Rs in specific programmes of research, including input into project licence applications, as well as identifying opportunities for institute-wide activities such as tissue sharing.Application of the 3Rs plays an essential role in achieving scientific excellence. The NC3Rs supports the development and uptake of new research tools and models with reduced reliance on the use of animals and/or improved animal welfare and its activities are divided between its role as a 3Rs research funder and programmes led by its own team of scientists. Further information can be found at www.nc3rs.org.uk You will need:• A PhD in a biological science with significant post-doctoral experience or other relevant experience in the biosciences sector• An understanding of the issues around the use of animals in research • Experience of delivering effective scientific advice and support• The ability to collaborate and effectively network with stakeholders from a diverse range of roles and levels of seniorityChoosing to come to work at the NC3Rs (part of UKRI) means that you will have access to a whole host of benefits from a defined benefit pension scheme and excellent holiday entitlement to access to employee shopping/travel discounts and salary sacrifice cycle to work scheme.For full details of this post and for details on how to apply, visit https://nc3rs.org.uk/our-vacancies Closing date: 1 February 2019
8270| Plymouth Marine Laboratory, PML Earth Observation science group| Marine Earth Observation Scientist| Full time (3 year appointment with anticipation of extension). PML is looking for a versatile remote-sensing scientist to work on new national and international research and development projects in the PML Earth Observation science group. Current projects focus on R&D in satellite data analysis and processing methods for monitoring water quality in coastal, transitional and open-ocean water bodies from the regional up to the global scale.Scientific areas include: high resolution remote sensing of coastal suspended particulates, eutrophication indicators and open-ocean observation of the ocean carbon cycle. The work will use 1 km and 300m optical satellite data from Sentinel 3 OLCI and 10-60m data from Sentinel 2 MSI in a cutting-edge computing environment including a recent £1M investment in a GPU-based processing clusterThe post is initially for three years, but given the on-going success of the PML EO group extension for longer duration is anticipated.Key deliverables• Research and development of scientific methods dealing with: different sensors, configurations, and atmospheric and biogeochemical retrieval algorithms.• EO product development and validation of water quality parameters and critical elements of the marine carbon cycle.• Spatial, temporal and other statistical analyses of EO data.• Scientific publication and reporting (including oral presentations) of results.The appointment will be made at Scientist grade and candidates would possess a PhD or equivalent experience in Earth Observation, limnology, oceanography or a similar numerical field (mathematics, statistics, computing, or physics). The successful candidates will need to demonstrate strong computing skills as appropriate for quantitative remote sensing R&D (most of our software is implemented in Python) as well as numerical and mathematical skills. The post holder will work both individually and in a team, as required, be self-motivated, with good communication skills, including in scientific writing.
8253| McGill University, Department of Psychiatry| Research Postdoctoral Fellowship| Dr. Brett Thombs (www.thombsresearchteam.ca/) of McGill University and the Scleroderma Patient-centered Intervention Network (SPIN; www.spinsclero.com), in partnership with Scleroderma Canada (www.scleroderma.ca), is seeking a postdoctoral fellow to coordinate the Scleroderma Support group Leader EDucation (SPIN-SSLED) Program. This is a two-year position supported by the Mitacs fellowship program (www.mitacs.ca/en). People with rare diseases face the same challenges as people with more common diseases, as well as additional unique challenges, but typically cannot access disease-specific professional support services. Peer-led support groups often fill this gap. Scleroderma, is a rare autoimmune connective tissue disease that causes significant disability and disfigurement. There are over 200 peer-led scleroderma support groups affiliated with the patient organization Scleroderma Canada and SPIN’s patient organization partners in the USA, UK, and Australia. Many patients, however, cannot access support groups. In other cases, support groups are not sustained due to factors that include demands on group leaders living with a burdensome disease and limited organizational and group management skills of group leaders. The SPIN-SSLED Program is an innovative 13-week training and educational program for scleroderma support group leaders that is delivered to support group leaders internationally via videoconference. The objectives of the SPIN-SSLED Program are to improve support group leader efficacy and, thus, to increase the effectiveness and sustainability of existing scleroderma support groups, reduce burden on support group leaders, and increase the availability of scleroderma support groups. SPIN recently completed a successful feasibility trial (https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT03508661?term=brett+thombs&rank=2) with positive results, including a high level of satisfaction with the program, substantially increased leader self-efficacy, and substantially reduced leader burden.The fellow will gain training in research designed in partnership with patients and patient organizations, which will directly impact support and quality of life outcomes for people with a devastating rare disease. The fellow will be responsible for coordinating a randomized controlled trial that will be conducted collaboratively between SPIN and Scleroderma Canada, to test the effectiveness of the SPIN-SSLED Program. The postdoctoral fellow will gain experience in the training and education of patient support group leaders, partnering with patient organizations from Canada, the USA, the UK, and Australia, the management of a large international trial, data analysis, manuscript development (including first-authored publications), dissemination of results via national and international conferences, grant writing, and the supervision of students and staff.Training Environment: SPIN is an international collaboration of over 150 members, including patients, patient organizations, researchers, and health care providers from 7 countries (Canada, USA, UK, France, Spain, Australia, Mexico) that is directed by Dr. Thombs. SPIN actively partners with > 20 Canadian and international patient organizations and maintains a cohort of > 1,800 patients from > 40 recruiting sites. The postdoctoral fellow will interact with SPIN’s international multidisciplinary team, which includes psychologists, rheumatologists, methodologists, and patient research partners from around the world. Dr. Thombs is affiliated with the McGill’s Departments of Psychiatry, Psychology, and Epidemiology, and the fellow will have the opportunity to participate in training activities, including seminars, in these departments and at the Jewish General Hospital. In addition to leading SPIN, Dr. Thombs is known for his expertise in research methodology, including trials, and he is leading an international team that is developing guidelines for reporting novel trials conducted in cohorts and using other routinely conducted data (www.researchintegrityjournal.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/s41073-018-0053-3). In the last 5 years, trainees under Dr. Thombs’ supervision have first-authored 56 peer-reviewed articles (plus 7 submitted for review) and have co-authored articles more than 120 times. The fellow will spend 25% of the fellowship onsite at Scleroderma Canada headquarters (Hamilton, Ontario) in order to gain hands-on experience working with a dynamic organization that partners with researchers to develop and disseminate tools, including the SPIN-SSLED Program, to support patients.Eligibility: Applicants should have a recent doctoral degree in a health-related field, such as health psychology, public health, or epidemiology, for example. The doctoral degree should be obtained by the date of hire. Location: Work time throughout the year will be divided between the McGill University and the Jewish General Hospital in Montréal, Québec (75%), and Scleroderma Canada in Hamilton, Ontario (25%). Applications from candidates for distance/remote fellowships may also be considered in certain circumstances. The fellow will be responsible for housing.To apply: Applicants should send (1) a cover letter explaining their interest in the fellowship and how working in this position would support their career goals, (2) a curriculum vitae, (3) an unofficial transcript, (4) reprints or preprints of published articles, and (5) contact information for three references to Ms. Claire Fedoruk ([email protected]). Only candidates who are selected for an interview will be contacted.
8284| Equality Group Global Ltd| Equality Group is seeking a post-doc to help develop an efficient and effective assessment tool which can measure cognitive diversity and cultural alignment across teams.| About the Project:Equality Group is seeking a post-doc to help develop an efficient and effective assessment tool which can measure cognitive diversity and cultural alignment across teams. They need someone who understands the range of existing assessment tools in this field and can evolve and adapt one to help promote diversity and inclusion within the private sector. It is essential that the data from the assessment tool can be proven to be statistically relevant.Often there is a perceived conflict between hiring more diversely and preserving "culture fit", which an assessment tool measuring both factors could help alleviate. At the same time, existing psychometric tools are fairly time intensive and limited in scope when applied to diversity and inclusion. The aim for the Equality assessment tool would be a test that takes no more than 10-15 minutes for individuals to complete. It would give insightful data on how cognitively diverse and culturally aligned an existing team is. This same test could then be given to any potential new joiners to understand how they contribute to the cognitive diversity and cultural alignment of the team. Candidate Profile:The ideal candidate would have experience with multiple psychometric and personality profiling tools and have studied one or more of Psychology, Neuroscience, Organisational Behaviour, Leadership development. We are seeking someone who can advise on the design, content and structure of the Equality assessment tool based on previous research and work. The individual does not need to be a diversity specialist and the technology development side of the tool will be managed by another consultant.About Equality GroupEquality Group harnesses the power of diverse leaders for Finance, Technology and Social Impact. They change the business landscape by widening the range of exceptional candidates and offering them unique leadership opportunities. Their consultancy service helps companies attract, retain and develop diverse talent, which the Executive Search service headhunts.
8267| Maastricht University, Data Science and Knowledge Engineering (DKE)| Postdoc in the History of Traditional Games| The Digital Ludeme Project (http://ludeme.eu) is a five-year research project funded by the European Research Council (ERC) that seeks to digitally model the world's traditional games throughout recorded history. This inter-disciplinary project aims to improve our knowledge of ancient games using modern AI and phylogenetic techniques, to chart their evolution and their role in the spread of mathematical knowledge across cultures, and to establish a new field of research called Digital Archaeoludology.As the project ends its first year, we are implementing a general game system and starting to populate our digital database of the world’s traditional strategy games. We now seek a historian, anthropologist, archaeologist, psychologist or cultural studies scholar with expertise in the history of games to complement the team.The successful applicant will play a leading role in developing the historical and cultural aspects of the research, ensuring that the appropriate data is collated and interpreted correctly, and advising the technical team on best practices and software requirements for achieving the project’s historical and cultural objectives. This will include helping to identify the world’s 1,000 most influential traditional strategy games and collating data on where, when and how they were played, which may involve field trips to museums, libraries, archives and archaeological sites worldwide; a generous travel budget is provided.The successful candidate will produce publishable results in leading conferences and journals, assist with the supervision of PhD students and play an active role in the day-to-day running of the project. Tasks will include coordinating project meetings, field trips, events such as international symposia and conferences, assisting with the pursuit of further research funding, and assisting with the curation of the project’s final exhibition at a European venue yet to be decided.REQUIREMENTSApplicants should have a PhD in a relevant field (History, Anthropology, Archaeology, Cultural Studies, Psychology, etc.) and a strong track record of research output and publication. Expert knowledge of the history of traditional games and/or mathematics is essential. Experience with computational or mathematical game analysis, phylogenetic studies, and/or experience coordinating research projects and conference-level events would be advantageous. Programming experience would be advantageous but is not essential.CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENTThe position is offered for the duration of the project (until 31 March 2023) with yearly evaluations. It will be located on-site at Maastricht, The Netherlands, at one of the world’s top new universities known for its international and multi-disciplinary focus.The salary and conditions of employment will be as set out in the Collective Labour Agreement of Dutch Universities (CAO), supplemented with local UM provisions. For more information on terms of employment, please visit our website http://www.maastrichtuniversity.nl > Support > UM employees, for a full-time contract of 38 or 40 hours/week at salary scale 10 (€2,640 to €4,166 gross per month) plus 8% holiday loading and an 8.3% year-end allowance. Non-Dutch applicants may be eligible for a favourable tax treatment (30% rule).EMPLOYEREstablished in 1976, Maastricht University (UM) is the most international university in the Nether- lands and renowned for its innovative, student-centred problem-based learning system. With approximately 16,300 students and 4,300 employees, UM offers a wide choice of Bachelors, Masters and PhD programmes, all of which are designed to integrate research and education. Research at UM is characterised by a multi-disciplinary and thematic approach.DEPARTMENTDepartment of Data Science and Knowledge Engineering (DKE)Founded in 1992 as part of the Faculty of Humanities and Sciences, today DKE broadly covers Data Science and Knowledge Engineering in research and teaching. DKE comprises three internationally respected research groups, having their focus on “Robotics, Agents and Interaction”, “Networks and Strategic Optimisation”, and “Biomathematics and Bioinformatics”. For further information, see https://www.maastrichtuniversity.nl/dkeADDITIONAL INFORMATIONPlease submit applications by January 31, 2019 as a single PDF document including:1. Letter of motivation and interest in the topic (1 page).2. CV including a summary of highlights and names of at least two academic referees with contact details (2 pages).3. Electronic copies of your two best/most relevant publications.Shortlisted applicants will be invited for interview at Maastricht in February 2019, or by Skype if needed. Starting date: April 2019 or as soon as the successful applicant is available. For more information, please contact Dr. Cameron Browne ([email protected]).
8298| Tufts University, Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy| Postdoctoral Position in Diet Quality and Health| Required/Preferred Education, Experience, Skills:Required education, experience and skills:Applicants must have a PhD/DrPH/ScD in nutrition, nutritional epidemiology, public health nutrition, public health, epidemiology or related fields; as well as a record of original, first-author, manuscripts in one or more of these areas. Candidates should have excellent written and oral communication skills, strong quantitative/analytical research skills, experience using STATA, SPSS, SAS, or R for both data management and analysis, and the ability to work well independently and as part of a team with collaborators.Preferred education, experience and skills:In addition, formal training is preferred in some combination of dietary assessment and analysis, systematic reviews/ meta-analyses, health indicators/metrics related to malnutrition, modeling diet-disease burdens, and/or epidemiology.Duties & Responsibilities:An outstanding candidate is sought to work on the development of novel metrics to qualify the healthfulness of food that will generate a “Healthy Food Index”. The postdoctoral fellow will work with the principal investigators, other project faculty, the Nutrition Advisory Committee and Tufts Nutrition Council and the rest of the research team to help achieve the project aim. She or he will focus on identifying, retrieving, and assessing key novel parameters for assessing food healthfulness; developing criteria and scoring algorithms for each of the metrics to be selected and for the overall dashboard of metrics; extracting and processing relevant results; preparing and managing the central database that will host project-specific information and results; contributing to dissemination efforts, including development of research content for a project-specific dedicated website; and leading of analyses, abstract preparation and presentation, and manuscript writing. The publication of research results in high-quality journals and national and international conferences is expected.The mentoring, research program, and training will be under the direction of Dr. Renata Micha, Research Associate Professor (https://nutrition.tufts.edu/profile/faculty/renata-micha); and Professor, Dr. Jeffrey Blumberg (https://nutrition.tufts.edu/profile/faculty/jeffrey-blumberg). Under their leadership, the post-doctoral fellow will also work with a multi-disciplinary team including public health experts, medical doctors, nutritionists, epidemiologists, biostatisticians/modelers, and decision scientists, and will also have the opportunity to interface with international experts and stakeholders. Major emphasis will be placed on leading original analyses and manuscripts, career development, and transition toward an independent research career. A competitive salary, benefits, and travel/educational opportunities in the interdisciplinary environment at the Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy are offered.In addition to this project, candidates will have the opportunity to participate in additional research given their experience, interests and available time, within the larger research team of Dean Dariush Mozaffarian. Examples may include collaborating on the development of a global dietary database (http://www.globaldietarydatabase.org) or conducting pooled epidemiological analyses (http://force.nutrition.tufts.edu).This position is anticipated to be for 1 year, with potential extension conditional on funding and performance. The ability to work in the US is required in order to apply for this position.Preferred starting date in late Winter/Spring 2019. Candidates from all over the world are encouraged to apply who should be willing to conduct their research work in the US, in the Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy at Tufts University, Boston.
8292| University College Dublin, School of English Drama and Film| UCD Post-doctoral Research Fellow Level 1 or 2, UCD School of English Drama and Film (Temporary, 2 Years)| Applications are invited for two full-time, two-year postdoctoral fellowships to join a team working on a European Research Council-funded project entitled ‘Settler and Indigenous Writing in the British-Controlled Southern Hemisphere, 1780-1870’ (SouthHem).SouthHem is a five-year (2016-2021) comparative study of the literary cultures of nineteenth-century British settlers, Indigenous populations, non-European diasporas, and mixed-race peoples in three transnational zones: 1. Australia and New Zealand (Oceania); 2. the Cape Colony and Natal (Southern Africa); and 3. Singapore, Penang, and Malacca (South-East Asia). The literatures considered in this context include writing in English, translations into English, transcriptions, and writing in languages of origin. Please see the project website for further details and current research case studies: http://www.ucd.ie/southhem.PD1 Salary: €37,223 - €43,029 per annumPD2 Salary: €44,266 per annumAppointment on the above range will be dependent upon qualifications and experience.Closing Date: 17.00hrs (Local Irish Time) on 13th February 2019.Applications must be submitted by the closing date and time specified. Any applications which are still in progress at the closing time of 17:00hrs (Local Irish Time) on the specified closing date will be cancelled automatically by the system. UCD are unable to accept late applications.Prior to application, further information (including application procedure) should be obtained from the Work at UCD website: https://www.ucd.ie/workatucd/jobs/. UCD do not require assistance from Recruitment Agencies. Any CV's submitted by Recruitment Agencies will be returned.

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