Research Fellow (78767-116)

University of Warwick - Department of Chemistry

Fixed term contract for 3 years.

You will carry out research into the biotechnology of bacterial lignin degradation in the research group of Prof. T.D.H. Bugg, as part of a project funded by BBSRC and FAPESP.

You will have (or be working towards) a PhD in biochemistry, biological chemistry or microbiology, and research experience of working with enzymes, and molecular biology.

If you have not yet been awarded your PhD but are near submission or have recently submitted your PhD, any offers of employment will be made as Research Assistant on level 5 of the University grade structure (£28,453). Upon successful award of your PhD and evidence of this fact, you will be promoted to Research Fellow on the first point of the level 6 of the University grade structure (£29,301).

Athena SWAN Silver Award

We are committed to supporting staff to achieve their potential. Both the Department of Chemistry and the University of Warwick hold Athena SWAN silver awards, a national initiative that recognizes the advancement of gender equality, representation, progression and success for all in academia. We are supportive of staff with caring responsibilities including a generous maternity/paternity/adoption/parental leave policy, onsite childcare facilities and the childcare vouchers scheme.

Full details of the duties and selection criteria for this role are found in the vacancy advert on the University of Warwick jobs page. You will be routed to this when you click on the Apply button below.

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