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Postdoctoral Training Fellow – Papagyannopoulos Laboratory

Francis Crick Institute

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Francis Crick Institute

Postdoctoral Training Fellow

Contract Term:

This is a full-time, fixed term (4 year) position on Crick terms and conditions of employment.

Project summary

Much of our work focuses on neutrophils and their interaction with other immune cells. We study neutrophil biology at the biochemical, cell biological and organismal level. Our prior work identified mechanisms that enable neutrophils to drive atherosclerosis but also to distinguish between different pathogens and tune inflammation for efficient pathogen clearance

The project will involve a variety of techniques in the aforementioned areas to investigate novel roles for neutrophils in immunity and inflammation.

Postdoctoral Training Fellows are expected to lead their own projects, contribute to other projects on a collaborative basis (both in the lab and with external collaborators) and participate in training PhD students. The ability to work in a team is essential.

Key experience and competencies

The post holder should embody and demonstrate our core Crick values: bold, imaginative, open, dynamic and collegial, in addition to the following:

Excellent scientific written skills are necessary. The applicant should have already performed interesting and conceptually stimulating work that has resulted in a first author publication or in the process of being published.

This position is funded by the laboratory’s Crick core funding, and the applicant will be encouraged to apply for fellowships.

Essential

PhD in immunology, infection biology, biochemistry or cell biology or in the final stages of PhD submission
Good knowledge and experience in immunology or biochemistry.
Technical expertise in biochemical, cell biological and mouse work.
Track record of writing papers as evidenced by publications or submitted manuscripts in referred journals
Evidence of data presentation at scientific meetings
Experience with experimental design is absolutely essential
Ability to work independently and also capable of interacting within a group
Desirable

Experience in research with model biological system (mouse)
Experience in lymphocyte biology, cellular signalling pathways.
Experience in biochemistry and cellular biology
About Us:

At the Crick, we conduct research at the forefront of biomedical research. We combine rigour with an open and collaborative culture, and are outward-looking, reflecting our status as a partnership of six organisations aiming to pool knowledge, ideas and resources.

We have a wide research portfolio with no divisions or departments, bringing biomedical researchers together with clinicians, physical scientists and applied scientists from our pharmaceutical partners.

We aim to attract the most talented researchers and support them to tackle innovative research questions. Our science technology platforms provide our researchers with access to state-of-the-art technology and expertise.

We provide an excellent learning environment with dedicated education programmes in public engagement with science, education and personal development, and a postdoc training programme that prepares scientists for leadership roles in science.

All offers of employment are subject to successful security screening and continuous eligibility to work in the United Kingdom.

If you require a visa to work in the UK we will help support your application should you be successful

Find out what benefits the Crick has to offer:

For more information on our great pay and benefits package please click here: https://www.crick.ac.uk/careers-and-study/life-at-the-crick/pay-and-benefits

Equality, Diversity & Inclusion:

We welcome applications from all backgrounds. We are committed to providing equal employment opportunities, regardless of ethnicity, nationality, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, pregnancy, age, disability, or civil partnership, marital or family status. We particularly welcome applications from people who are Minority Ethnic as they are currently underrepresented in the Crick at this level.

Diversity is essential to excellence in scientific endeavour. It increases breadth and perspective, leading to more innovation and creativity. We want the Crick to be a place where everyone feels valued and where diversity is celebrated and seen as part of the foundation for our Institute’s success.

The Crick is committed to creating equality of opportunity and promoting diversity and inclusivity. We all share in the responsibility to actively promote dignity, respect, inclusivity and equal treatment and it is our aim to ensure that these principles are reflected and implemented in all strategies, policies and practices.

Read more on our website: https://www.crick.ac.uk/careers-and-study/life-at-the-crick/equality-diversity-and-inclusion

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