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We are an interdisciplinary research centre which is committed to the highest quality scientific endeavour, with over 250 basic and clinical scientists working on ground breaking research.


We are always interested in recruiting staff at all levels.  The following link provides further information on current job vacancies at Queen's University Belfast: http://www.qub.ac.uk/sites/QUBJobVacancies/.  

If you are interested in Academic opportunities within the Centre, please send your CV to d.wylie@qub.ac.uk and we can arrange a time for you to discuss future opportunties with our Director.


Lecturer in Viral Immune Evasion, Ref: 18/106206

Job Purpose: to strengthen the academic base within the Centre for Experimental Medicine, to teach at undergraduate and postgraduate level, and to contribute to School and Centre administration/outreach activity.

The research focus of this role will be on innovative molecular approaches to investigate viral mechanisms of immune evasion and alteration of cell signalling (ideally on human viral infections, although outstanding research in other viral infection models will be also considered).

Closing date: 04-05-2018

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Clinical Research Fellow, Ref: 18/106262

The position will be assigned to the research team led by Dr Lorcan McGarvey within the Centre for Experimental Medicine and Belfast Health & Social Care Trust.

The successful applicant will manage high level clinical aspects of research projects in line with the objectives of BREATH (INTERREG VA). The position will involve working as an active member of the cross-border research consortium focused on developing innovative approaches to target new treatments for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).The primary focus of the clinical research fellow should thus be COPD.

Closing date: 21-03-2018

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Research Fellow, Ref: 18/106288

To be a highly productive and collaborative member of the dental research team in the Centre for Experimental Medicine. The position will involve working as part of an Arthritis Research UK-funded research project in collaboration with Professor Susan Brain in King's College London, to investigate a role for inflammasomes in orofacial pain. The project links basic immunology with ion channels, utilising both in vitro and in vivo models of inflammation and pain. Successful applicants will be responsible for independent research, supervision, planning, day-to-day lab management, collaborations and outreach. The post is available for one year.

Closing date: 20-03-2018

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Part-time Technician (18.5 hours per week), Ref: 18/106286

To provide specialist technical services to support research and teaching projects.

Closing date: 20-03-2018

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