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Research Associate (Fixed term)

Applications are invited for the post of Post-doctoral Research Associate to work with Dr Charlotte Summers.

The primary aim of this post is to undertake a project investigating the changes in nuclear architecture occurring in human neutrophils.

The successful applicant will possess a PhD (or equivalent) in Molecular Biology, or a related subject, have extensive "hands-on" experience of genome-wide molecular techniques including the determination of gene/protein expression changes, chromatin immunoprecipitation and ATAC-Seq, as well as be an excellent communicator (written and verbal) with good team working skills.

A full description of the role is available in the Further Particulars document, and Dr Summers can be contacted via for additional information regarding this role.

Fixed-term: The funds for this post are available for 2 years, starting 1st June 2017 in the first instance.

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.

Please ensure that you upload a covering letter and CV in the Upload section of the online application. If you upload any additional documents which have not been requested, we will not be able to consider these as part of your application.

Please include details of your referees, including email address and phone number, one of which must be your most recent line manager.

The closing date for applications is 1st May 2017 with interviews likely to be week commencing the 8th May or 15th May 2017 depending on availability.

Please quote reference RC11886 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

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