Postdoctoral Research Fellow

The University of Edinburgh

Fixed Term Contract: Full-Time – 35 hours per week

Fixed-Term Contract for 12 months

We are looking for a Postdoctoral Research Fellow to conduct research investigating how hormones control immune cell function in the womb and how this might affect women’s reproductive health.

The Opportunity:

The post will contribute to an MRC-funded research project investigating the impact of hormones on endometrial function and the establishment of endometriosis. The project will investigate how hormone imbalance alters endometrial function in health and disease. The research approach will combine hormone profiling with validated mouse models that use genetic and pharmacological approaches to manipulate hormone availability.

Your skills and attributes for success:

  • A PhD in immunology/cell biology, tissue repair or a related discipline completed or awaiting examination.
  • Expertise in in vivo models of immunology, reproductive biology or tissue repair
  • Expertise in generating and analysing imaging data.
  • Experience in generating and analysing flow cytometric data.
  • Experience of analysing hormone profiling data.
  • Excellent organisational skills and initiative.

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