|Salary:||£37,099 to £44,263 Grade 7|
|Placed On:||29th September 2023|
|Closes:||12th October 2023|
The University of Bath is pleased to offer an exciting opportunity as Research Manager working within the Department of Life Sciences.
This is a fixed-term position to cover parental leave, starting in February 2024 and ending in October 2024.
About the role:
You will lead an international genomics project that will implement nanopore sequencing of water samples in Chandigarh, India for genomic epidemiology and to track gastrointestinal pathogens in environmental samples.
This will involve two prolonged field visits to collaborators labs at the Post-Graduate Institute of Medical Education in Chandigarh to conduct sampling and sequencing.
The role will also involve genomic analysis of samples sequenced using comparative genomics approaches and bioinformatic tools.
You will perform high-quality research and lead international field trips to contribute to a multi-disciplinary team tackling grand challenges in global health.
The successful candidate will have extensive experience in molecular biology, nanopore sequencing and microbial genomics.
The Life Sciences Department brings together existing strengths, expertise and excellence from the departments of Biology & Biochemistry and Pharmacy & Pharmacology, under one umbrella.
The Department overlaps several cross-department research centres, including the Milner Centre for Evolution where the successful candidate will be based.
The Milner Centre for Evolution is recognised externally as one of the strengths of the University and will continue to play a pivotal role in the new Dept of Life Sciences.
You will also have access to the ongoing Milner Centre for Evolution Doctoral Training Programme (DTP), which provides fully funded studentships for a four-year research and outreach programme leading to a PhD as well as other Doctoral Training Programmes funded via UKRI (BBSRC, MRC and NERC).
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