|Salary:||£30,502 30 days annual leave and bank holidays, plus Christmas closure days and more|
|Placed On:||6th February 2023|
|Closes:||20th February 2023|
An interesting opportunity has arisen for a Research Assistant to join the team led by Dr Aitor Sanchez, investigating the functional roles of protein glycosylation in SARS-CoV-2 and arboviruses. Funded by the Wellcome Trust Institutional Translational Partnership Award (iTPA), you will be part of a multi-disciplinary research team dedicated to understanding the roles of protein glycosylation in infectious diseases and developing new approaches targeting glycosylation to tackle such diseases.
Playing a pivotal role, you will particularly be performing experiments in cell and virus cultures, carrying out molecular biology work involving cloning and generation of synthetic viruses and experimental validation of dual activity of glycosylation inhibitors. As a team member, you will also contribute towards maintenance of the lab as well as to the publication of research outcomes in peer reviewed journals and media.
To be successful, you will have:
(For a full list of essential and desirable criteria please refer to the job description and person specification)
Informal enquiries on the job role can be made to Dr. Casas - Sanchez on firstname.lastname@example.org
Additional benefits of joining LSTM:
Closing Date: 20 February 2023
Application Process: To apply for the position please upload your CV and Covering Letter.
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