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Protein Biochemist

The University of Manchester - Biology, Medicine & Health, Infection, Immunity & Respiratory Medicine

Location: Manchester
Salary: £32,236 to £39,609 per annum according to relevant experience
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 19th October 2018
Closes: 20th November 2018
Job Ref: BM&H-12919

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Job Reference : BM&H-12919
Location : Manchester
Closing Date : 20/11/2018
Salary : £32,236 to £39,609 per annum according to relevant experience
Employment Type : Fixed Term
Faculty / Organisational Unit : Biology, Medicine & Health
Division : Infection, Immunity & Respiratory Medicine
Hours Per week : Full time
Contract Duration : From November 2018 until 31 March 2019

We are seeking a Researcher to support the development of methods for qualifying food ingredients as pharmaceuticals using a variety of bioanalytical and mass spectrometry methods through an industrially-funded contract with the start-up company Reacta Biotech Ltd. This includes refinement of methods profiling/quantification of peanut allergens in peanut flour ingredients, and foods used for double blind placebo controlled food challenge meals for diagnosis of peanut allergy.

Based in the Food and Molecular Allergology team led by Professor Clare Mills in the Manchester Institute of Biotechnology (MIB) you will have a PhD in biochemistry or biological chemistry or a related discipline, or equivalent professional experience, be an effective communicator with excellent interpersonal skills, and will be able to work on their own initiative or as part of a team.

The School is strongly committed to promoting equality and diversity, including the Athena SWAN charter for gender equality in higher education. The School holds a Silver Award which recognises their good practice in relation to gender; including flexible working arrangements, family-friendly policies, and support to allow staff achieve a good work-life balance. 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: Professor Clare Mills


Technical support:


Tel: 0161 850 2004

General enquiries:


Tel: 0161 275 4499

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 above to find out more.

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