Research Associate

University of Birmingham - School/Institute of Cancer and Genomic Medicine

College of Medical and Dental Sciences

Full Time, Fixed Term until 1st March 2020

The institute of Cancer and Genomic Sciences is seeking to recruit an intelligent, highly motivated and ambitious individual to provide research support to Dr Lennard Lee’s research group investigating cancer metastasis and the identification of cancer and tissue-specific gene drivers through molecular techniques and next-generation sequencing.

The institute offers a world-leading biomedical and clinical research environment and outstanding opportunities to develop and excel in our scientific research programs.

Applicants must be possess a degree or equivalent in a relevant subject area such as biochemistry, a biological or life sciences subject or microbiology. They should have some practical experience of applying the relevant skills and techniques, such as cell culture, molecular genetic manipulations and/or genomics and an ability to analyse information and communicate effectively. As a research associate, you will be given training in genetics, molecular biology and genomic medicine. You would be responsible for performing cancer cell culture models, animal experiments and collating/analysing human tissues.

The post is full-time and fixed-term for up to 24 months initially.

Training will be provided in the techniques involved and experience is less important than academic ability, enthusiasm and quality of work.

Full time starting salary is normally in the range £26,495 to £28,936. With potential progression once in post to £32,548 a year

To download the details of this position and submit an electronic application online please click on the Apply Online button below, please quote the appropriate Job Ref in all enquiries, alternatively information can be obtained from www.hr.bham.ac.uk

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