Computational Biologist

University of Glasgow - RI Cancer Sciences

Job Purpose

To make a leading contribution with responsibility for providing key bioinformatics support and research activities in a research group, the aims of which are to address fundamental questions about the control of chromatin structure and function in senescent cells, aged cells and cancer cells. Specifically, the postholder will conduct, manage and publish research in the above area as well as assist in managing and directing complex and challenging projects.

Standard Terms & Conditions

Salary will be on the University’s Research and Teaching Grade, level 7, £33,943 - £38,183 per annum.

The funding for the post is until 31 May 2019 in the first instance.

New entrants to the University will be required to serve a probationary period of 6 months.

The successful applicant will be eligible to join the Universities' Superannuation Scheme. Further information regarding the scheme is available from the Superannuation Officer, who is also prepared to advise on questions relating to the transfer of Superannuation benefits.

All research and related activities, including grants, donations, clinical trials, contract research, consultancy and commercialisation are required to be managed through the University’s relevant processes (e.g. contractual and financial), in accordance with the University Court’s policies.

It is the University of Glasgow’s mission to foster an inclusive climate, which ensures equality in our working, learning, research and teaching environment.

We strongly endorse the principles of Athena SWAN, including a supportive and flexible working environment, with commitment from all levels of the organisation in promoting gender equity.

The University of Glasgow, charity number SC004401.

Vacancy ref: 017613, closing date: 21 May 2017

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