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Research Assistant

Cardiff University - Cardiff School of Biosciences

Location: Cardiff
Salary: £27,511 to £31,866 per annum, pro-rata (Grade 5)
Hours: Part Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 13th January 2021
Closes: 26th January 2021
Job Ref: 10728BR

We are pleased to offer the position for a part-time Research Assistant, supporting the project entitled "exploiting oncolytic bacteria for early detection of solid tumours", funded by Cancer Research UK.

The successful candidate will be required to contribute to research focussing on the early detection of cancer, a degree in a relevant discipline will be required and substantial experience of working as a technician, with significant knowledge and evidence of research methods and techniques; to include molecular biology, animal husbandry, use of a range of laboratory equipment, tissue culture of mammalian cells, and western blotting.
This is a part time position of 17.5 hours per week (50% fte), fixed term until 31st May 2022.

Possibility of an opportunity to undertake a MPhil position within the School.
Salary: £27,511 - £31,866 per annum, pro-rata (Grade 5). 

Closing date: Tuesday, 26 January 2021

This post has previously been advertised to employees of Cardiff University only. We now invite external applications.

Cardiff University is committed to supporting and promoting equality and diversity and to creating an inclusive working environment. We believe this can be achieved through attracting, developing, and retaining a diverse range of staff from many different backgrounds who have the ambition to create a University which seeks to fulfil our social, cultural and economic obligation to Cardiff, Wales, and the world. In supporting our employees to achieve a balance between their work and their personal lives, we will also consider proposals for flexible working or job share arrangements.

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