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Research Associate/Senior Research Associate (Fixed Term)


Scientific Research Coordinator - Research Associate/Senior Research Associate*

*NB: The status of Senior Research Associate is awarded on the basis of individual merit and may be awarded to the successful candidate if approved by the Faculty Board of Biology.

Applications are invited for the post of Senior Research Coordinator, who will play a leading role in the development of a research programme around the targeting of epigenetic states in mammalian systems supervised by Professor Anne Ferguson-Smith, Arthur Balfour Professor of Genetics and Head of Department. The post holder will be an expert on Krab Zinc Finger proteins, chromatin biochemistry, as well as computational and bioinformatic analysis.

Some undergraduate teaching for the Department will also be required.

Essential skills: Relevant scientific training (e.g. a PhD and postdoctoral training in a relevant field). Experience in integration and analysis of large complex datasets. Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Strong organisational skills, ability to judge priorities and have a 'can do' attitude. A track record of authoring relevant scientific publications.

Desirable: Previous teaching experience

Fixed-term: The funds for this post are available for 2 years in the first instance.

Once an offer of employment has been accepted, the successful candidate will be required to undergo a health assessment.

To apply online for this vacancy, please click on the 'Apply' button below. This will route you to the University's Web Recruitment System, where you will need to register an account (if you have not already) and log in before completing the online application form.

If you have any questions or wish to discuss the post further please contact Anne Ferguson-Smith on 01223 333834

Please quote reference PC11864 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

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