Research Career Development Fellowships in the Molecular and Cellular Function Division

University of Manchester

Manchester, UK

Posted 9/20/2022

The Molecular and Cellular Function Division within the School of Biological Sciences at the University of Manchester, UK invites applications from early career researchers who wish to be sponsored for external fellowships to become an independent group leader.

We are looking for outstanding early career scientists that are addressing fundamental aspects of molecular, cell or developmental biology. Applicants working on advanced imaging, cutting edge molecular approaches, or cross-disciplinary research are particularly welcome, but we encourage applications from across the spectrum of molecular, cell or developmental biology.

The Molecular and Cellular Function Division offers a rich and supportive environment, with access to cutting edge core facilities in imaging, genomics and proteomics, to name a few, as well as access to extensive animal facilities. The Division is closely linked with several research groups, namely Cell Dynamics (, RNA and Protein Fate (, Gene Expression, Chromatin and Signalling ( The Division sits within the broad and vibrant research community of the School of Biological Sciences and Faculty of Biology Medicine and Health, and we welcome applications that are able to link to other areas of the Faculty (

Successful candidates will be of the highest calibre, with demonstrable excellence in their research to date. Applicants will be reviewed and short-listed based upon overall scientific quality, fit with the Division, and the likelihood of being able to submit competitive fellowship applications.

If you are interested in applying for a research fellowship in the Division please send the following to Professor Martin Lowe ([email protected]):

  • A full CV with names of referees.
  • A one-page description of your research division.
  • An outline of how you would plan an application for a fellowship with associated timeline.

Deadline for applications: 05 October 2022


Last Updated 09/20/2022