|Salary:||£28,762 to £31,411 per annum|
|Placed On:||28th November 2022|
|Closes:||2nd January 2023|
Employment type: Fixed-term (until 31 July 2024)
Employment basis: Full-time
Closing date: 02 January 2023
Interview date: 11 January 2023
The Centre for Enzyme Innovation (CEI) is a flagship research-hub at the University of Portsmouth, focused on delivering transformative enzyme-enabled solutions for the circular recycling of plastics. The CEI has a well-established research and innovation pipeline aimed at achieving this goal. Discovering new enzymes from the environment that can breakdown plastic waste; Engineer enzymes to improve their activity/thermostability/durability; Deploy our enzymes at laboratory scale; we apply polymer-chemistry to circularize the enzymatic recycling process.
The successful Specialist Technician (Research) will contribute to the growing research and innovation culture within the CEI, and more broadly across the School of Biological Sciences. You will provide high-quality technical information in support of the research project(s) and laboratory work; be responsible for equipment and material usage and maintenance, in accordance with relevant legislation and University Policies. In addition, you will make a significant contribution to a broad range of technical services, including training staff/PhD students and will directly contribute to research activities.
The Specialist Technician (Research) post offers the opportunity to work in the fundamental research areas that underpin the CEI pipeline, while developing specialist skills and engaging with an international network of experts.
Fractional posts will be considered.
Informal enquiries are encouraged to email@example.com
Tags/Keywords: protein, enzyme, chromatography, centrifugation, microbiology.
The University of Portsmouth believes this role is eligible for sponsorship with UKVI under the Skilled Worker Route visa, and meets the minimum salary requirements to obtain the minimum points requirement.
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