Research Technician (Part time)

The University of Manchester - School of Medical Sciences

Closing Date : 22/09/2017
Employment Type : Fixed Term
Duration : 1 October 2017 until 30 September 2020
Faculty / Organisational Unit : Biology, Medicine & Health
School/Directorate : School of Medical Sciences
Division : Cardiovascular Sciences
Hours Per week : 17.5 hours per week
Salary : £24,983 pro rata per annum
Location : Oxford Road, Manchester
Job Reference : BM&H-10649

Funded by the British Heart Foundation, we seek a part-time technician, who will work closely with a postdoc RA to investigate a new cardioprotection mechanism. You will be highly motivated with experience in cell biology, molecular biology and experience in in vivo work is preferable. The post will be based in the cardiac signalling lab of Prof. Xin Wang and Dr. Wei Liu. You will join a large, dynamic community of cardiovascular scientists in the Faculties of Biology, Medicine and Health at The University of Manchester.

Candidates who are short-listed for interview for this position will be subject to pre-employment screening carried out on our behalf by a third party. Any subsequent offer of employment will be dependent on the 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.

The School is committed to promoting equality and diversity, including the Athena SWAN charter for promoting women’s careers in STEMM subjects (science, technology, engineering, mathematics and medicine) in higher education. The School holds a Bronze Award for their commitment to the representation of women in the workplace and we particularly welcome applications from women for this post. Appointment will always be made on merit. For further information, please visit:

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: Prof. Xin Wang



Name: Dr. Wei Liu


General enquiries:


Tel: 0161 275 4499

Technical support:


Tel: 01618502004

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

Further particulars including job description and person specification are available on the University of Manchester website - click on the 'Apply' button below to find out more.

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