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Research Associate/Fellow (Fixed term)

Life Sciences

Location:  University Park
Salary:  £28,762 to £32,348 per annum, (pro rata if applicable) depending on skills and experience (£32348 with relevant PhD).
Closing Date:  Saturday 08 April 2023
Reference:  MED088223

Applications are invited to the above role to support the principal investigator, Dr Ruth Griffin, in conducting research in the area of bacterial vaccinology. The post holder will mainly be expected to set up an assay for quantifying cytokines from spenocytes of immunised animals. 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 experience, initiative and creativity to develop additional research methods and extend the research portfolio.

Candidates must hold a PhD or be near to completion of a PhD or equivalent in a relevant subject area and have prior experience in isolating splenocytes and assaying cytokines.

Applicants must be able to demonstrate evidence of sufficient breadth or depth of research methodologies in tissue culture and have the ability to build relationships and collaborate with others, both internally and externally.

The post is offered on a full time (36.25 hours per week), fixed term contract until 31st October 2023. Job share opportunities may be considered. 

Requests for secondment from internal candidates may be considered on the basis that prior agreement has been sought from both your current line manager and the manager of your substantive post, if you are already undertaking a secondment role.

Informal enquiries may be addressed to Ruth Griffin: Please note that applications sent directly to this email address will not be accepted.

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