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Research Assistant

University of Glasgow - College of MVLS

Location: Glasgow
Salary: £29,176 to £32,817 per annum
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 3rd December 2019
Closes: 17th December 2019
Job Ref: 031300

Job Purpose

The post-holder will contribute to a Scottish Enterprise-funded project on development of peptide-based biopesticides working with Professors Shireen Davies, Julian Dow and Rob Liskamp. Specifically, the job requires expert knowledge in peptide and peptide mimetic synthesis, purification and characterisation.

The post-holder will also be expected to contribute to the formulation and submission of reports, data sheets, contribute to workflow management, research publications and research proposals as appropriate

Standard Terms & Conditions

Salary will be on the University’s Research and Teaching Grade, level 6, £29,176 - £32,817 per annum.

This post is fixed term for 6 months.

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 equality.

The University of Glasgow, charity number SC004401.

Vacancy Reference: 031300, Closing Date: 17 December 2019

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