Research Technician in Microbiology

The University of Manchester - Faculty Office - Biology, Medicine & Health

Closing Date : 20/08/2017
Employment Type : Fixed Term
Duration : ASAP for 12 Months
Faculty / Organisational Unit : Biology, Medicine & Health
School/Directorate : Faculty Office - BMH
Division : FBMH Technical Services
Hours Per week : Full Time
Salary : £22,494 to £25,298 per annum
Location : Oxford Road, Manchester
Job Reference : BM&H-10469

Applications are invited for a Research Technician, in the Division of Pharmacy and Optometry. The post is available immediately and will be tenable on a fixed term basis for 12 months.

A post has become available for a research technician to work on an externally funded research project which aims to better understand antibacterial and other beneficial effects of advanced wound dressings. You will join Professor Andrew McBain’s laboratory and contribute to a research project using in vitro and in vivo wound models, and analysing clinical samples using molecular microbiological techniques. Previous laboratory experience in molecular microbiology or cell biology is essential, as is a diligent and careful approach to lab work, attention to detail, and the ability to work well as part of a team.

Successful candidates will be subject to pre-employment screening carried out on our behalf by a third party. The offer of employment will be dependent on the successful candidate passing that screening. Whilst you will be required to provide express consent at a later stage, by continuing with your application now you acknowledge that you are aware that such screening will take place, and agree to take part in the process.

As an equal opportunities employer we welcome applicants from all sections of the community regardless of gender, ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation and transgender status.  All appointments are made on merit.

Please note that we are unable to respond to enquiries, accept CVs or applications from Recruitment Agencies.

Enquiries about the vacancy, shortlisting and interviews:

Name:  Professor Andrew McBain

Email:  andrew.mcbain@manchester.ac.uk

General enquiries:

Email: hrservices@manchester.ac.uk

Tel: 0161 275 4499

Technical support:

Email: universityofmanchester@helpmeapply.co.uk

Tel: 01565 818 234

This vacancy will close for applications at midnight on the closing date.

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