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Research Associate/Fellow (Fixed-term)

Reference
MED406817
Closing Date
Monday, 4th December 2017
Job Type
Research
Department
Medical Science & Graduate Entry Med
Salary
£26495 to £38833 per annum (pro-rata if applicable) depending on skills and experience (minimum £29799 with relevant PhD). Salary progression beyond this scale is subject to performance

Applications are invited for the above post based at Centre for Excellence in Autoimmunity in Cancer (CEAC), School of Medicine, The University of Nottingham, based at the Queen’s Medical Centre.

The successful candidate will provide immediate dedicated support for protein array development, production and analysis in relation to autoantibody detection of colorectal Carcinoma. The successful candidate will join the group in support of specific project aims investigating auto-antigens applicable to diagnostic applications. A general skillset of immunological assays and cell culture expertise are also essential. In addition to a demonstrated ability to communicate well, work within a team and maintain accurate and detailed records. A good track record of peer-reviewed publications is desirable, as is experience in in vivo work and/or bioinformatic analysis of large-scale data sets (e.g. microarray data). The post-holder will be expected to undertake cutting edge research and to act independently to plan experiments, solve problems and learn and apply new techniques whenever required.

Candidates must have a PhD (or near completion) or equivalent in biomedical or biological sciences and relevant post-doctoral experience with a strong content of immunological assays, protein expression, and protein purification and validation.

This full-time post will be offered on a fixed-term contract until 17 April 2018.

The successful candidate expected to work 36.25 hours per week, Monday to Friday. However, the candidate may work extra hours in case of any unusual conditions such as irregular working patterns or the need to cover for absent colleagues. Job share arrangements may be considered for this post.

Informal enquiries may be made to ola.negm@nottingham.ac.uk. Please note that applications sent directly to this E-mail address will not be accepted.

The University of Nottingham is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.