Research Assistant

Anglia Ruskin University - Faculty of Science and Technology

Fixed term contract for 12 months

About Anglia Ruskin University:

Our vibrant, modern University is gaining prominence both nationally and internationally and we have ambitious plans for our future. Our main campuses in the cities of Cambridge, Chelmsford and Peterborough have been transformed with major capital investments. With an annual turnover of over £200m, we are a major force for higher education in the East of England.

About the role:

You’ll join our Department of Biomedical and Forensic Sciences, based in our Faculty of Science and Technology.

We’re a forward-looking and enthusiastic department with a vision that combines commitment to a strong and active research culture with excellence in learning and teaching. The department has two principle research groups, the Biomedical Research Group (BRG) and the Forensic and Investigative Sciences Research group (FISRG). Staff from these groups were part of internationally leading and world leading submissions to REF2014.

We’re seeking a motivated Research Assistant to support the research in the FISRG. With a degree in Forensic science, Biomedical Science, Analytical Chemistry or related subject area, you’ll have experience and skills that complement our research in the area of detection of drugs abuse in beverages using chromatography and mass spectrometry, which may have been used in Drug Facilitated Sexual Assault (DFSA), led by Dr. Lata Gautam.

Informal enquiries can be made to Dr. Lata Gautam at or Dr. Nicholas Pugh, Acting Deputy Head (Research), Department of Biomedical and Forensic Science at

Click the following link to find out more about working here.

Guidance Notes: For a list of key requirements please press the apply button below, which will take you to the university's website where you can download the job description and person specification. To apply for this role please demonstrate how your skills and experience match the criteria in the person specification.

We value diversity at Anglia Ruskin University and welcome applications from all sections of the community.

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