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Research Fellow in Synthetic Organic Chemistry ,Queen’s University Belfast, Ireland, UK

Job purpose : The work encompasses the development of synthetic methods to selectively functionalise aminoglycosides for the preparation of therapeutically relevant bioconjugates. In addition to contributing to the group’s research effort, the successful applicant will be expected to contribute to the day to day running of the King’s Medicinal Chemistry laboratory and closely interact with …

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Research position,Paterson Institute for Cancer Research,UK

The Paterson Institute is one of Europe’s premier cancer research centres core funded by Cancer Research-UK, the largest independent cancer research organisation in the world. They are seeking an outstanding individual with a demonstrated record of significant achievement and the ability to establish a vigorous and ambitious independent research programme.  The programme should complement and …

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Postdoctoral Chemist to join the Experimental Neuroimaging Group, Gray Institute for Radiation Oncology and Biology,UK

One of the primary goals of the research in Dr. Nicola Sibson’s laboratory is to develop novel targeted contrast agents, in close collaboration with Professor Ben Davis in the Department of Chemistry, for use with magnetic resonance imaging. These agents have demonstrated enormous potential for identifying neurological disease acutely when it is undetectable by conventional, …

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PhD Studentship: Improving the Quality of International Migration Statistics, UK

Job Description: In order to fully understand the causes and consequences of international movements in Europe, researchers and policy makers need to overcome the limitations of the various data sources, including inconsistencies in availability, definitions and quality. At present, there has been little research on bringing together multiple sources of data to provide better pictures …

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Postdoctoral Research Scientist position with theIntrinsic Radiosensitivity Group, Gray Institute for Radiation Oncology and Biology,UK

Applications are invited for a Postdoctoral Research Scientist position with theIntrinsic Radiosensitivity Group headed by Professor Gillies McKenna. The primary goal of this group is to identify the mechanisms of tumour resistance to radiation with the goal of sensitizing cells to radiation by blocking mechanisms that control cell survival. This post will explore the mechanism …

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Postdoctoral Fellowship In Role Of The ATR-Chk1 Checkpoint Signalling Pathway In Cancer Formation And Therapy,The Beatson Institute For Cancer Research,UK

The ATR-Chk1 pathway is a key regulator of DNA damage responses and genome stability in vertebrate cells.  You will join a team carrying out research to understand the role of the ATR-Chk1 pathway in cancer formation, therapy, and tissue homeostasis using a combination of conventional and chemical genetic approaches.  The project will involve the application …

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Post Graduate Scholarships,University of Plymouth,UK

The University of Plymouth is pleased to announce the availability of scholarships for international students who wish to study postgraduate taught degree courses. There are three scholarships available for September 2010 entry, as follows: International Student PGT Scholarship International Student Merit Scholarship Vice Chancellor’s International Student Scholarship Eligibility criteria: You are eligible to apply for …

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The Dominic Marrocco Chair in Entrepreneurship,Bournemouth University,UK

The Business School at BU enjoys unprecedented levels of growth and is increasing its international reputation as a provider of thought leadership and contemporary business education. Under the leadership of Professor Thomas Lange, the transformation of the Business School has been rapid, including a strongly-developing academic research culture, which keeps the School’s activities relevant. Benefiting …

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Research Fellow In History,Department of History,University of Sussex,UK

An opportunity exists for a post-doctoral researcher to join the ESRC-funded project, ‘The Living Standards of Working Households in Britain, 1904-1960, on a fixed-term basis. This is a £1.14m project run jointly from the Departments of Economics and History at the University of Sussex, by Dr Ian Gazeley and Andrew Newell. Dr Michael Hawkins is …

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Research Fellow in Economics,University of Sussex ,UK

An opportunity exists for a post-doctoral researcher to join the ESRC-funded project, ‘The Living Standards of Working Households in Britain, 1904-1960, on a fixed-term basis. This is a £1.14m project run jointly from the Departments of Economics and History at the University of Sussex, by Dr Ian Gazeley and Andrew Newell. Dr Michael Hawkins is …

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PhD Studentship: SPICE – design of a 20km pipe, UK

Job Description: The SPICE project – Stratospheric Particle Injection for Climate Engineering – will investigate the effectiveness of Solar Radiation Management (SRM) using stratospheric particles. Details can be found at http://www2.eng.cam.ac.uk/~hemh/climate/Geoengineering_RoySoc.htm . Particles are to be injected into the stratosphere at heights upwards of 18km from a tethered balloon. The tether will carry anchoring forces …

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PhD Studentship: Mistuning in Turbocharger Turbine Blades, UK

Job description: Low emission legislation is pushing the operating conditions of turbochargers into regions where failures of turbocharger turbine blade due to vibration are becoming commonplace. The understanding of the failure modes is key to improving the design process to avoid these problems. The principles of the complex modes encountered in blade vibration are not …

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Post Doctoral Research Fellow (Fixed term)Genome Damage and Stability Centre School of Life Sciences, University of Sussex ,UK

Applicants are invited to apply for a postdoctoral fellowship in the area of DNA repair. This research project will focus on understanding molecular mechanisms of DNA repair in eukaryotes. In particular, we would like to address the biochemical/molecular mechanisms of action of a novel DNA repair complex. Applicants must have extensive experience in using biochemical …

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