Research Associate

University of Leicester

About the role
As a Research Associate in the Respiratory Science department, you will be working both collaboratively and independently as part of a research team. Your research will involve studying the cellular and molecular mechanisms associated with lung diseases such as asthma, IPF and COPS. You will be using and establishing cellular models in order to uncover novel signalling pathways involved in the pathogenesis of lung diseases.
About you
As a Research Associate, you will have a PhD or equivalent in the field of Cell Biology, or the equivalent professional qualification and experience. You will have good knowledge and experience in Asthma and/or COPD related laboratory-based research as well as evidence of contribution to peer-reviewed journal papers or equivalent. Alongside this, you have experience of training undergraduate and post graduate students and excellent analytical problem skills.
Additional information

Informal enquiries are welcome and should be made to Dr Yassine Amrani, email: [email protected]
As part of the University’s ongoing commitment to professional development, this role will also be considered on a seconded basis for existing staff members. Please ensure this is discussed with your line manager prior to applying. More information regarding secondments can be found here .
The University of Leicester has been changing the world, and changing people’s lives, for 100 years. When you join us, you’ll become part of a community of Citizens of Change , which includes not only our staff and our current students but also thousands of Leicester graduates around the world.
As a diverse and forward-thinking employer, we embed the principles of equality, diversity and inclusion into everything we do. That includes not just our core missions of teaching and research, but also our support for staff, students and our local community through our values of Inspiring, Impactful and Inclusive through our values of Inspiring, Impactful and Inclusive.
We’re committed to the wellbeing of all our staff and to the sustainability of our environment, on our campus and beyond. We offer a competitive salary package, excellent pension scheme and a generous annual leave allowance, along with opportunities to develop your career in a supportive and collaborative environment.

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