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Research Technician - Grade 6

University of Liverpool - Department of Musculoskeletal Biology

Location: Liverpool
Salary: £28,660 to £31,302 pa
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 12th June 2019
Closes: 4th July 2019
Job Ref: 012033

Faculty of Health & Life Sciences

Institute of Ageing & Chronic Disease

We are seeking to recruit an experienced individual who will be funded by the Wellcome Trust. You will work on a project entitled 'Exploiting extracellular small non-coding RNA cargo as treatments for osteoarthritis'. You will support the research activities of Dr Mandy Peffers in the Department of Musculoskeletal Biology, Institute of Ageing and Chronic Disease. This will include undertaking a range of molecular biology techniques, tissue culture, gene manipulation including extracellular vesicle isolation and characterisation, quantitative real-time PCR of snoRNAs and protein coding genes, RNA extraction, cell culture, cell viability assays, histological preparation, sample preparation for mass spectrometry proteomics, Raman spectroscopy, microCT, plus data analysis and statistical analysis. You will be dependable and reliable with the ability to prioritise work and set deadlines. 

You should be qualified to BTEC Higher (or equivalent) in a relevant subject. The post is available for one year commencing September 2019.

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