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Research Associate/Assistant

Newcastle University

Location: Newcastle upon Tyne
Salary: £28,331 to £30,942 per annum
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 11th June 2021
Closes: 18th June 2021
Job Ref: 8881

Company Description

We are a world class research-intensive university. We deliver teaching and learning of the highest quality. We play a leading role in economic, social and cultural development of the North East of England. Attracting and retaining high-calibre people is fundamental to our continued success.

The Role

The successful applicant will join the research division of the National Renal Complement Therapeutics Centre (http://www.atypicalhus.co.uk/) and will be a key to overseeing testing of complement therapeutics in multiple models - in vitro and in vivo. The project forms part of ongoing research into developing drugs to treat complement-mediated diseases and is undertaken in collaboration with Catalyst Biosciences LTD. You will carry out production of recombinant proteins and undertake functional analysis using an array of bespoke complement assays. As part of our commitment to career development for research colleagues, the University has developed 3 levels of research role profiles. These profiles set out firstly the generic competences and responsibilities expected of role holders at each level and secondly the general qualifications and experiences needed for entry at a particular level.

You should have significant experience in complement biology, immunology and complement haemolytic assays will be essential. Experience with SPR, protein purification and production will be essential. Experience with in vivo models would be highly desirable.

This post is fixed term for a period of 12 Months.

For informal enquiries contact: Kevin.Marchbank@ncl.ac.uk

Please see the web links for further details on the NRCTC and the Immunity & Inflammation theme (https://www.ncl.ac.uk/medical-sciences/research/research-themes/immunology/)

Find out more about the Faculty of Medical Sciences here: https://www.ncl.ac.uk/medical-sciences/

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