Senior Research Associate
Employer:University of Portsmouth
Published:Mon 18/06/2012 12:18 PM
Closing date:Fri 06/07/2012 12:18 PM
Working pattern:Full Time, Temporary position
Salary:£25,000 - £34,999
A postdoctoral position, funded by the BBSRC, is available to work with Dr Anthony Lewis ( http://www.port.ac.uk/research/ibbs/pharmacologyandclinicalimmunology/ionchannelresearchgroup/ ) on the biophysics, regulation and physiology of a novel family of two-pore outwardly rectifying potassium channels. The project will involve ion channel characterisation using electrophysiology, molecular biology and pharmacology, yeast genetics, microbiology and microscopy.
The research will be conducted in a newly refurbished laboratory within the New St Michaels Building at the University of Portsmouth. The Ion Channel Research Group forms part of the Institute of Biomedical and Biomolecular Sciences ( http://www.port.ac.uk/research/ibbs/ ) in which there are more than 30 principal investigators forming a critical mass of experts with diverse research interests including biomolecular structure, molecular medicine, neurophysiology, genetics, biomaterials and biotechnology and neuro-oncology. Research in the Institute of Biomedical and Biomolecular Sciences was rated world class in the latest RAE, with significant world-leading research in all areas.
Applicants must have a PhD and research experience in electrophysiology and molecular biology. Experience in microbiology and microscopy techniques is desirable but not essential.
Informal enquiries may be made to Dr Anthony Lewis, Division of Pharmacology, School of Pharmacy and Biomedical Sciences ( firstname.lastname@example.org ).