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Research Assistant (Fixed Term)

Applications are invited for a self-motivated, enthusiastic Research Assistant to join a research programme led by Professor Patrick Maxwell working on oxygen sensing pathways.

The post holder will support the day-to-day running and operation of the laboratory: providing a high standard of technical support to staff and students; monitoring and purchasing lab consumables and equipment; assisting with experiments; ensuring health and safety policies are followed.

A sound background in molecular and cell biology is essential and should ideally include the manipulation of mammalian and other cell types, western blot analysis; knowledge of protein expression and immunoprecipitation, flow cytometric analysis and immunocytochemistry of cultured cells and tissues.

Fixed-term: The funds for this post are available until 13 January 2020 in the first instance.

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

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.

Informal enquiries can be made to .

Interviews will be taking place on 16 August 2017.

Please quote reference SC12614 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

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