Research Fellow in Mineral Metabolism

University of Leeds
June 07, 2024
Offerd Salary:£37,099 to £44,263
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Contract Type:Fixed Term (60 month
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Research Fellow in Mineral Metabolism

Are you an ambitious postdoctoral researcher looking for your next challenge? Do you want to further your career in one of the UK's leading research-intensive universities? Do you have an established background in one or more of the following areas: bioaccessibility and bioavailability of nutrients; nutrient transport mechanisms; regulation of nutritional status?

We are looking to appoint a Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Human Mineral Metabolism to work on a project exploring the mechanisms controlling the digestion of foods and the absorption and metabolism of nutrients. The Research Fellow will use in vitro digestion models and human dietary studies to assess the impact of food structure and food processing on mineral bioaccessibility and bioavailability. In addition, they will use biochemical techniques to investigate the mechanisms involved in intestinal mineral absorption.

This project is based in the School of Food Science and Nutrition at the University of Leeds and there will be opportunities to work with colleagues in other disciplines and with industry. The Research Fellow will report to Professor Paul Sharp, Professor of Nutritional Sciences and the incoming Head of School of Food Science and Nutrition.

To explore the post further or for any queries you may have, please contact:

Catherine Roberts, School Manager

Email: [email protected]

Location: Leeds - Main Campus

Faculty/Service: Faculty of Environment School/Institute: School of Food Science & Nutrition Category: Research Grade: Grade 7 Salary: £37,099 to £44,263 per annum Working Time: 100% - we are open to discussing job share and flexible working arrangements Post Type: Full Time Contract Type: Fixed Term (60 months, available from 1 August 2024, to work on a specific time limited project) Release Date: Thursday 09 May 2024 Closing Date: Friday 07 June 2024 Reference: ENVFS1107 Downloads: Candidate Brief

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