Research Technician

University of Birmingham - College of Medical and Dental Sciences

Institute of Inflammation and Ageing

Full time, fixed term for 4 years

The role holder will provide technical support particularly for in vivo research projects aimed at determining the role of tertiary lymphoid structures in autoimmune diseases such as Sjogren’s syndrome. The majority of the work will involve experiments using genetically modified mice and the successful applicant is expected to become a key part of all in vivo research within the group. Furthermore, with appropriate guidance from the PI, the role holder will also help in collaborative studies with other research groups at the University of Birmingham. Other lab management roles will be included within the position. This post is funded by ARUK for 4 years

Degree or equivalent professional qualification (B.Sc. or B. Tech) in an appropriate subject or extensive relevant experience

  • Experience of in vivo research including hands-on experience of regulated procedures with mice
  • Extensive experience of similar laboratory based work
  • Ability to organise and manage own work load and demonstrate flexibility in terms of work practices/requirements
  • Ability to work under minimal supervision but function as part of a team
  • Ability to provide support and training to other researchers in the group as needed
  • Knowledge of current relevant H&S policies
  • Proficiency in commonly used software packages

Starting salary is normally in the range £21,666 to £23,276.

To download the details of this position and submit an electronic application online please click on the Apply Online button below, please quote the appropriate Job Ref in all enquiries, alternatively information can be obtained from www.hr.bham.ac.uk

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