Scholarship in CF Microbiology, Imperial College London


Scholarship in CF Microbiology, Imperial College London

Imperial College London invites applications for a prestigious Postdoctoral Research Associate position in CF Microbiology. This scholarship opportunity is part of a multidisciplinary project funded by LifeArc, aimed at investigating the antimicrobial properties of Glatiramer Acetate (GA) combined with antibiotics for treating cystic fibrosis (CF) and chronic lung infections.

Scholarship Overview:

  • Type: Post Doctoral
  • Deadline: 3 April, 2024
  • Location: United Kingdom
  • Eligible Countries: International Students (All Countries)
  • Number of Awards: Not specified
  • Value of Award: Full Scholarship
  • Duration of Award: 2 Years
  • Eligible Field of Study: Unrestricted

Responsibilities: As a Postdoctoral Research Associate, your responsibilities will include:

  • Developing and optimizing Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) for drug synergy testing.
  • Creating complex culture conditions to simulate the CF lung environment.
  • Identifying suitable methodologies and ensuring data validity.
  • Taking initiative in research planning and effectively communicating findings.
  • Project management, supervision, and maintaining accurate experimental records.
  • Submitting publications to leading journals and attracting external research funding.


To be eligible for this scholarship, candidates must have:

  • A PhD in microbiology or a closely related field.
  • Demonstrable interest in clinical respiratory infection, preferably cystic fibrosis.
  • Evidence of conducting relevant research.


Successful candidates will receive:

  • Full-time fixed-term contract for 2 years.
  • Candidates who have not yet been awarded their PhD will be appointed as Research Assistants within a specified salary range.
  • For enquiries, contact Jane Davies (j.c.davies@imperial.ac.uk) or Luke Allsopp (l.allsopp@imperial.ac.uk).

Application Process

Interested applicants should submit their CV and covering letter via the online HR portal. Technical issues with the application can be addressed to sjobs@ic.ac.uk. The Group has strong links with the Centre for Bacterial Resistance Biology at Imperial College London. Imperial College provides significant support for postdocs’ personal and scientific development through its Postdoc and Fellows Development Centre.


How To Apply: Use the link below to apply: Apply Here

Source: Imperial College London


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