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Research Assistant

University of Glasgow - RI Neuroscience and Psychology

Location: Glasgow
Salary: £28,660 to £32,236 pro rata.
Hours: Part Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 14th September 2018
Closes: 11th October 2018
Job Ref: 022842

Job Purpose

The post-holder will contribute to a research programme within the Neuropathology Research Laboratory, in particular National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke collaborative research project on “TBI and Amyloid-Beta Pathologies” working with the Glasgow Brain Injury Research Group, led by Dr Willie Stewart. Specifically, the job requires expert knowledge in neuroanatomy, a range of laboratory techniques in histology and approaches to the analysis of research materials, including image analysis.

The post-holder will also be expected to contribute to the formulation and submission of research publications and research proposals as well as help manage and direct this complex and challenging project, as opportunities allow.

Standard Terms & Conditions

Salary will be on the University’s Research and Teaching Grade 6, £28,660 - £32,236 pro rata.

This post has approved funding for 18 months, on a part time basis (21 hours per week).

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.

   
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