Research Fellow

Queen's University Belfast
October 10 2017
Life Sciences, Biology
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type

Queen's University Belfast

Research Fellow

Ref: 17/105949

Centre for Experimental Medicine

School of Medicine, Dentistry and Biomedical Sciences

The successful candidate will be a highly productive, ambitious and collaborative member of the Infection Biology research team led by Prof Jose Bengoechea within the Centre. The two year position will involve working as part of a MRC-funded research programme in collaboration with AstraZeneca that seeks to establish first-in-kind host-directed therapeutics against the human pathogen Klebsiella pneumoniae. The project, at the interphase of microbiology and immunology, will utilise in vitro, and in vivo models of infection techniques and is based in a highly collaborative team. The post is a senior role in the team and as such, successful applicants will have responsibilities in independent research, supervision, planning, day-to-day lab management, collaborations and outreach. The post is suited to a highly ambitious individual, preferably with previous postdoctoral experience.

Anticipated interview date: Friday 17 November 2017

Salary scale: £32,548 - £35,550 per annum

Closing date: Tuesday 7 November 2017

Apply online at For further information or assistance contact Human Resources, Queen's University Belfast, BT7 1NN. Telephone (028) 9097 3044 or email on

The University is committed to equality of opportunity and to selection on merit. It therefore welcomes applications from all sections of society and particularly welcomes applications from people with a disability

Fixed term contract posts are available for the stated period in the first instance but in particular circumstances may be renewed or made permanent subject to availability of funding.


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