Post-doctoral position

An opportunity for a post-doctoral position is currently available at the University of Glasgow. The post is within the laboratory of Dr Tony Workman and requires experience in electrophysiology, in particular patch clamping. For further details use the link below


Research Associate Position Available - University of Glasgow

University of Glasgow

College of Medical, Veterinary and Life Sciences

Institute of Cardiovascular and Medical Sciences

Research Associate

Vacancy Ref: 049626

Salary (grade 7) : £35,845 - £40,322 per annum

We have an opportunity for a Research Associate to make a leading contribution to the British Heart Foundation Project grant “Pharmacological and dynamic-clamp narrowing of the calcium current window to inhibit human atrial early afterdepolarisations and atrial fibrillation”, working primarily with human atrial cells and tissues.

Specifically, the job requires expert knowledge in whole-cell-patch clamp or related electrophysiological techniques

Applicants will be qualified to SCQF level 12 (PhD) or alternatively possess the equivalent in professional qualifications and experience, with experience of personal development in a similar or related role(s).

This post is fixed term for 3 years.

Any further enquiries on this post may be directed to Dr Antony Workman via email

For more information and to apply online please follow the link:

Closing date: 3 March 2021

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post-doctoral position

Strathclyde Institute of Pharmacy and Biomedical Sciences (SIPBS) is seeking a post-doctoral research associate to join the cardiovascular and metabolic disease research group. The post is HRUK-funded and is available for one year initially with a further year's funding released subject to progress. You will join a vibrant cardiovascular research group based in SIPBS and will work on a translational project investigating CaMKII as a biomarker for cobalt-induced cardiotoxicity. The project is a co-investigation between Dr Susan Currie & Dr Roth Tate (SIPBS), Prof Helen Grant (Dept of Biomedical Engineering) and involves external clinical collaboration with Prof Dominic Meek (Queen Elizabeth University Hospital). The successful candidate will have a PhD in Physiology/Pharmacology or a related discipline and will have post-doctoral experience preferable in cardiovascular research. Possession of a Home Office Personal Licence is essential and experience in langendorff heart perfusion would be desirable. Closing date for applications is 19/05/2019 and formal interviews for this post will be held on 31/05/2019. Please visit the University of Strathclyde website to download the application form.


Post-doc position

A two year BBSRC-funded post-doctoral position is available at Robert Gordon University to study the role of GPR55 in cellular metabolism and energy homeostasis. Please see the attached advert and direct any initial enquiries you may have to Professor Cherry Wainwright



PhD position

Post Title:

Demonstrator/PhD studentship


3 years


Pharmacology & Therapeutics, Trinity College Dublin,

Closing Date:

Until position is filled


€16,000 per annum plus fees

A 3 year Demonstrator/PhD studentship, funded by the School of Medicine is available within the Department of Pharmacology and Therapeutics, Trinity College Dublin. The successful candidate will join a dynamic research team, which is focussed on the role of protein phosphatases and their endogenous inhibitors in vascular disease.

The PhD project will investigate the role of novel small molecule inhibitors of PP2A on permeability of the brain microvasculature. A part of the studentship also involves assisting the 2nd year pharmacology course coordinator.

The position will be funded at €16,000 per annum plus academic fees and the successful applicant will register for a PhD within the Department of Pharmacology & Therapeutics at TCD. The ideal candidate will have a primary degree (minimum 2.1 honours or equivalent) in a biomedical or related science. We are looking for an enthusiastic person who has good communication skills, an ability to work within a multidisciplinary team, and is interest in developing their teaching skills. The studentship will commence September 2018. Informal enquiries can be made to Dr Paul Spiers (; +353-1-8962146).