Research Assistant for the Human Gene Mutation Database (HGMD®)

Cardiff University - Division of Cancer and Genetics, School of Medicine

Working as a Research Assistant for the Human Gene Mutation Database (HGMD®), your main role will be to screen the scientific literature on an ongoing basis, extract the novel inherited disease-causing mutations and any pertinent additional meta-data, and check those data for accuracy and novelty before entering them into HGMD. You should have a degree in a relevant discipline, be IT literate and have some experience in the sphere of human molecular genetics and inherited disease.

For further information, please contact Professor David Cooper, School of Medicine, Cardiff University. E-mail: CooperDN@cardiff.ac.uk

This post is full-time (35 hours per week), fixed term for one year, and available immediately.

Salary: £26,495 - £30,688 per annum (Grade 5) – it is anticipated that the maximum starting salary will be £26,495 per annum (spine point 23).

Please be aware that Cardiff University reserves the right to close this vacancy early should sufficient applications be received.

Cardiff University is committed to supporting and promoting equality and diversity and to creating an inclusive working environment. We believe this can be achieved through attracting, developing, and retaining a diverse range of staff from many different backgrounds who have the ambition to create a University which seeks to fulfil our social, cultural and economic obligation to Cardiff, Wales, and the world. In supporting our employees to achieve a balance between their work and their personal lives, we will also consider proposals for flexible working or job share arrangements.

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