MRC Discovery Associate in Single Cell Research


MRC Discovery Associate in Single Cell Research

Closing date : 24/04/2016
Reference : M&HS-07949
Faculty / Organisational unit : Medical & Human Sciences
School / Directorate : Institute of Inflammation and Repair
Division : Centre for Immune Mechanisms
Employment type : Fixed Term
Duration : from 01/08/2016 until 31/01/2018
Location : Oxford Road, Manchester
Salary : £30,738 – £37,768 per annum*
Hours per week : 1.0 FTE

This award will pump-prime researchers who are planning their independent careers in single cell analysis. As research associate you will be able to demonstrate competency in single cell approaches, such as single cell genomics and CyTOF, in the field of immunology.
You will be funded through the MRC Discovery Award held by the MCCIR and the Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health at the University of Manchester.
You will be provided with a salary commensurate with your experience and have an attractive start up package from which to launch successful external fellowship applications. Funding is available for 18 months in the first instance with the possibility of a further 12 months extension while awaiting the outcome of external fellowship applications.
The Institute of Inflammation & Repair 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 Institute received a Bronze Award in 2013 for their commitment to the representation of women in the workplace and we particularly welcome applications from women for this post. Appointment will always be made on merit. For further information, please visit

Enquiries about the vacancy, shortlisting and interviews:

Tracy Hussell

General enquiries:
Tel: 0161 275 4499

Technical support:
Tel: 01565 818 234

Date of external posting: Wednesday 23 March 2016

This vacancy will close for applications at midnight on the closing date. jobid=11255.

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