Research Associate/Fellow in Life Sciences
University of Nottingham Department of Life Sciences
United Kingdom

Research Associate/Fellow (Fixed term)

Closing Date
Wednesday, 2nd June 2021
Job Type
Life Sciences
£27511 to £30942 per annum (pro rata if applicable) depending on skills and experience (minimum £30942 with relevant PhD).

Applications are invited to the above role to support the principal investigator or research team in developing research objectives and proposals and conducting research in the area of chemotherapy-induced pain. 

The post holder will be expected to undertake independent research as well as working as part of a team. This will include using approaches or methodologies and techniques used in neuroscience research including molecular, cellular and whole systems approaches. The post holder will be responsible for writing up their work in order to contribute to published outcomes.

The role holder will have the opportunity to use their initiative and creativity to identify areas for research, develop research methods and extend their research portfolio.

We are seeking candidates with developing research skills, the ability to apply relevant research approaches and demonstrable experience in building relationships and collaborating with others both internally and externally.

Candidates must hold A PhD or be near to completion of a PhD or studying towards a PhD or equivalent in a relevant subject area.

This full-time (36.25 hour), fixed-term post is available from 2nd July 2021 to 28th February 2022. Job share arrangements may be considered.

Informal enquiries may be addressed to Professor Lucy Donaldson:

Please note that applications sent directly to this Email address will not be accepted.

The School of Life Sciences holds an Athena Silver SWAN Award, in recognition of our commitment to supporting and advancing women’s careers in the life sciences (STEMM). You can read more about this initiative at

Our University has always been a supportive, inclusive, caring and positive community. We warmly welcome those of different cultures, ethnicities and beliefs – indeed this very diversity is vital to our success, it is fundamental to our values and enriches life on campus. We welcome applications from UK, Europe and from across the globe. For more information on the support we offer our international colleagues, see our Moving to Nottingham pages.

For all successful international applicants, including EU/EEA applicants from January 2021, we offer an interest-free loan to help cover the cost of immigration-related expenses to the UK, including visas and the NHS surcharge. For more information download our Support with Immigration Expenses document.

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