Research Associate - A64136R

Newcastle University - Institute of Cellular Medicine

Closing Date: 17 April 2017

You will join a dynamic and vibrant team working in the Institute of Cellular Medicine, at the highest level on exciting new projects exploring the role of somatic mutation as a cause of immune dysregulation in autoimmune and idiopathic granulomatous diseases. The post is in collaboration with the Wellcome Trust Sanger Centre in Cambridge and will involve time at the Sanger as a visiting scientist. The project involves generation and analysis of next generation sequencing data derived from targeted DNA capture, exome, whole genome, RNAseq and single cell transcriptome experiments.

You will hold a PhD in genomics/molecular biology/cell biology/immunology. You will have a thorough knowledge of molecular biology, genomics and next generation sequencing. You will be skilled in sequence-based techniques and analysis.

You will be highly motivated to lead your project and to collaborate with other team members. Familiarity with computational approaches to your data will be highly advantageous.

This post is tenable for 3 years.

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

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