A53255R - Research Assistant/Associate in Structural Microbiology

Newcastle University - Faculty of Medical Sciences - Institute for Cell Molecular Biosciences

Research Assistant: £26,829 - £28,452
Research Associate: £29,301 - £31,076

A position is available immediately for an enthusiastic and highly motivated Research Assistant/Associate in the laboratories of Prof Bert van den Berg and Dr David Bolam within the Institute for Cell & Molecular Biosciences at Newcastle University. The post will be for 3 years and is funded by the BBSRC.

The project involves the structural and functional analysis of bacterial outer membrane protein complexes involved in nutrient uptake by key members of the gut microbiota. Candidates with a strong background in protein biochemistry and structural biology, or experience in molecular biology and microbiology, are encouraged to apply.

You must be in possession of a PhD (or imminent submission of thesis) and have at least one first author publication.

Further information can be obtained by contacting Prof van den Berg (bert.van-den-berg@ncl.ac.uk) or Dr Bolam (david.bolam@ncl.ac.uk)

Institute web page: http://www.ncl.ac.uk/camb/

Faculty of Medical Sciences

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The Institute holds a bronze Athena SWAN award in addition to the University’s silver award in recognition of our good employment practices for the advancement of gender equality.  The University also holds the HR Excellence in Research award for our work to support the career development of our researchers, and is a member of the Euraxess initiative supporting researchers in Europe.

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