|Salary:||Salary will be £26,444 per annum pro rata, subject to knowledge, skills and experience|
|Placed On:||22nd September 2023|
|Closes:||22nd October 2023|
This new part-time (0.5 FTE) post is available immediately on a permanent term basis.
We welcome applications from candidates interested in working part-time hours or job-sharing arrangements.
Summary of the role
The successful candidate will support the general work of the Harries team, which consists of a multidisciplinary team of scientists. The postholder will be involved in all the molecular aspects of the work, including tissue culture (including primary cells), gene expression and epigenetic analysis. Key skills will include RNA, miRNA and DNA isolation from blood, tissue and cell specimens, quantitative real-time PCR, analysis of mRNA splicing and epigenetic (methylation, miRNA) analysis.
You will also take responsibility for the smooth running of the Harries lab, including ordering, curation of freezers, representing the team at technical meetings, ensuring COSSH and H&S compliance and providing general support as needed for the team.
The successful candidate will ideally have:
Please ensure you read the Job Description and Person Specification for full details of this role
Our Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Commitment
Whilst all applicants will be judged on merit alone, we particularly welcome applications from groups currently underrepresented within our working community. Reasonable adjustments are available for interviews and workplaces.
With over 30,000 students and 7,000 staff from 150 different countries we offer a diverse and engaging environment where our diversity is celebrated and valued as a major strength. We are committed to creating an inclusive culture where all members of our community are supported to thrive; where diverse voices are heard through our engagement with evidence-based charter frameworks for gender (Athena SWAN and Project Juno for Physics), race equality (Race Equality Charter Mark), LGBTQ+ inclusion (Stonewall Diversity Champion) and as a Disability Confident employer.
We offer some fantastic benefits including:
Before submitting an application you may wish to discuss the post further by contacting Lorna Harries, Professor of Molecular Genetics, telephone (01392) 726773 or email L.W.Harries@exeter.ac.uk.
Please note that this role may be subject to additional background screening.
The College is proud to have a Silver Athena SWAN award in recognition of our commitment and impact to providing equality of opportunity and advancing the representation of women in STEM/M subjects. Our Inspiring Stories tell you more about how we support our staff, including through a mentoring programme to help our staff learn from the professional and life experience of colleagues and explore opportunities and actions for career progression.
The University of Exeter is a proud supporter of the Technician Commitment, a charter focussing on the visibility, recognition and career development of our technical staff. For further information please see our website.
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