|Salary:||£32,348 per annum|
|Placed On:||6th January 2023|
|Closes:||5th February 2023|
Grade 6a Starting salary £32,348 per annum
This post represents an exciting opportunity for an ambitious individual to join a team of staff in Keele University’s Faculty of Natural Sciences. The faculty is responsible for the School of Life Sciences.
A postdoctoral research associate position is available within the group of Dr Marcelo Lima, to carry out research on a project funded by the Academy of Medical Sciences. This innovative project is in the area of Molecular Glycosciences, and the research will involve contributing to the carbohydrate-based inhibitors of SARS-COV-2 infection.
Applicants must have a PhD (or have submitted a thesis prior to taking up the appointment) in molecular biology, chemical biology, or biochemistry. Experience in carbohydrate chemistry, bioprocess optimisation, and recombinant protein expression are highly desirable. Applicants will have excellent communication skills, the ability to work independently, and an organised approach to the management of their research.
The project involves collaboration with PIs from The Glycoscience Centre at Keele and collaborators at The University of Liverpool, The Ronzoni Institute in Milan, and Federal University of São Paulo. The post is available for 15 months, and the successful candidate will benefit from training across all partners in the project, including research visits & joint meetings. The role will also involve the supervision of PhD and Masters-level students.
The University recognises that its success depends upon the contribution and dedication of its talented staff. In return, we have a competitive benefits package available, including:
Please note that the starting salary will typically be at the bottom of the pay scale shown above
The University is committed to operating flexible working practices wherever possible.
Keele University is committed to the principles of the Athena SWAN charter, and values equality and diversity across our workforce. We strive to ensure that our workforce is representative of broader society, and therefore, we would actively welcome applications from women for this role.
Keele University values equality and diversity across our workforce and to ensuring our staff community is reflective of the diversity of our student population. In support of these commitments the University welcomes applications from individuals of Black, Asian and ethnic minority backgrounds for all roles.
Please note this appointment is subject to medical clearance by the University’s Occupational Health provider.
How to Apply
For full post details and to find out more about working at Keele please visit: www.keele.ac.uk/vacancies
Keele University employees wishing to apply should login to Employee Self Service and click on the 'View current vacancies' link.
For informal enquiries please contact Dr Marcelo Lima
Applications to this address will not be accepted.
Closing Date: 5 February 2023
Interviews will be held on: 24 February 2023
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