|Placed On:||30th January 2023|
|Closes:||20th February 2023|
Duration: Fixed Term 24 months
Salary: £29,619 per annum
The School of Medicine, Dentistry & Biomedical Sciences (MDBS) at Queen’s University Belfast, is currently seeking to appoint an exceptional candidate to the post of Research Assistant within the Wellcome Wolfson Institute for Experimental Medicine.
The postholder will assist in the planning and delivery of research activity carried out within the research team of Dr Guilherme Costa (https://gcosta064.wixsite.com/costa-lab). We are seeking an enthusiastic and motivated individual who will support projects related to RNA biology in the context of blood vessel formation. The successful candidate will be an integral pillar within the team, who will run experiments, support diverse projects, and help with lab organisation and procurement. Thus, the post is suited to applicants with a meticulous work ethic and a team-player approach to lab work. Applicants must demonstrate such skills within their CV and interview. The successful candidate will be offered support to access diverse training and career development opportunities. The post is initially available for two years, with the opportunity for renewal for two additional years.
The successful candidate must have, and your application should clearly demonstrate you have:
An Honours degree in a subject relevant to research activity (e.g., biology, biomedical sciences, biochemistry).
One year’s recent hands-on experience in at least 2 of the following:
Please note the above are not an exhaustive list.
Fixed term contract posts are available for the stated period in the first instance but in particular circumstances may be renewed or made permanent subject to availability of funding.
Closing Date: 20/02/2023
Anticipated Interview Date: 01/03/2023
Informal enquiries may be directed to Dr Judith Lechner at firstname.lastname@example.org
Information about the Wellcome Wolfson Institute for Experimental Medicine can be found at www.qub.ac.uk/research-centres/wwiem/
At Queen’s our people are at the heart of everything we do. As a staff member you will become part of a vibrant organisational culture, which will provide you with the opportunity to achieve your full potential and enhance your career through a continuous focus on learning and development.
We offer an excellent employment package that includes:
Further information on our attractive package can be found at www.qub.ac.uk/directorates/HumanResources/pay-reward-and-benefits/
Queen’s University is committed to promoting equality of opportunity to all. We have created an inclusive culture by establishing staff networks such as iRise (Race) and PRISM (LGBTQ+) which help us progress equality.
We also subscribe to Equality Charter Marks such as the Diversity Charter Mark NI in addition to Athena Swan. For further information on our commitment to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion, please visit: www.qub.ac.uk/diversity; www.qub.ac.uk/sites/QueensGenderInitiative/ and www.qub.ac.uk/sites/StaffGateway/StaffNetworks/
For further information about the role including the essential and desirable criteria please visit www.qub.ac.uk/jobs or click to Apply.
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