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Postdoctoral Research Associate

The University of Edinburgh - College of Science and Engineering - School of Biological Sciences - Institute of Immunology and Infection Research

Location: Edinburgh
Salary: £33,797 to £40,322 Grade UE07
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 4th May 2021
Closes: 24th May 2021
Job Ref: 1010

Fixed-term contract (60 months)

Full time, 35 hrs per week

We are looking for a post-doctoral researcher to join our team to study the molecular relationship between non-coding RNAs and the type I interferon response. The ideal candidate will be a molecular biologist with strong background in RNA biology and approaches to study RNA-protein interactions (RNA-IP, CLIP). Experience with next-generation sequencing analyses and experience with iPSC and hESC cell culture will be positively considered. The candidate will join a lab formed by two post-doctoral scientists, two PhD students and a technician. The candidate is expected to work independently but contribute with ideas and suggestions to the other members of the team.

Candidates are required to send a CV and a cover letter. 

Your skills and attributes for success:

  • PhD in molecular biology
  • Methods to study RNA-protein interactions
  • RNA biology
  • NGS and bioinformatics (desirable)
  • iPSC and hESC cell culture (desirable)
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