|Salary:||£35,333 per annum on appointment, with an annual increment up to £42,155 per annum.|
|Placed On:||21st March 2023|
|Closes:||18th April 2023|
A BBSRC funded Senior Research Associate position is available in the laboratory of Dr Stuart Rushworth at Norwich Medical School in collaboration with researchers working at the Food Microbiomes and Health programme at Quadram Institute of Bioscience.
We are looking for a highly motivated researcher to perform collaborative cross-institutions work to investigate how plant-based foods mediate modifications in the immune system through changes in gut microbiota and gut barrier function to evaluate immune cell function in response to food borne microbes.
You will use a wide range of techniques and will be able to plan, develop, execute, and analyse an independent research project.
You must have a relevant PhD research degree or equivalent professional experience in the research area, along with significant experience of independent research. Experience in immunology or cell biology would be advantageous.
For more information about the lab visit: www.rushworthlab.com
The post is available from 15 May 2023 on a full-time basis for a fixed term period to 31 March 2028.
UEA offers a variety of flexible working options and although this role is advertised on a full-time basis, we encourage applications from individuals who would prefer a flexible working pattern including annualised hours, compressed working hours, part time, job share, term-time only and/or hybrid working. Details of preferred hours should be stated in the personal statement and will be discussed further at interview.
Further information on our great benefits package, including 44 days annual leave inclusive of Bank Holidays and additional University Customary days can be found on our benefits page.
Closing date: 18 April 2023
The University is committed to diversifying its workforce. As examples, we already hold an Athena SWAN Silver Institutional Award in recognition of our advancement towards gender equality. We also have a Vice-Chancellor led Taskforce on Tackling Racism and a Race Equality Charter Working Group which support our work on race equality. Our aim is to submit to the Race Equality Charter in 2024.
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