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Research Associate in Evolutionary Biology

The University of Manchester - Division of Evolution, Infection & Genomics

Location: Manchester
Salary: £36,024 to £41,732 per annum, depending on relevant experience
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 2nd February 2024
Closes: 29th February 2024
Job Ref: BMH-024719

Job reference: BMH-024719

Salary: £36,024 to £41,732 depending on relevant experience

Faculty/Organisational Unit: Biology, Medicine Health

Location: Oxford Road

Employment type: Fixed Term

Division/Team: Division of Evolution, Infection & Genomics

Hours Per Week: Full Time

Closing date: 29/02/2024

Contract Duration: From 10 May 2024 for 3 years

School/Directorate: School of Biological Sciences

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An exciting opportunity to join a diverse research group working in microbial evolution. The successful candidate will be part of an interdisciplinary team of researchers investigating the evolution of symbiosis.

The project, which is funded by the Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC), explores the genomic architecture, molecular mechanisms and evolution of host control in symbiosis, using the Paramecium-Chlorella microbial symbiosis. Using a powerful combination of reverse genetics, multi-omics and laboratory experimental evolution we will reveal the mechanistic role of host control in the evolution of symbiosis.

The main responsibilities of this role include: design and delivery of laboratory evolution experiments, collecting and managing multi-omics and experimental data, statistical analysis and data visualisation, and the dissemination of the findings through peer-reviewed publications and conference presentations. The postholder will collaborate closely with the other project researchers and the investigators both in Manchester and at University of Oxford to deliver the research.

The candidate will have a PhD or equivalent in evolutionary biology or genetics, extensive knowledge of evolutionary biology, and excellent technical skills in experimental evolutionary biology. Candidates with training in population genetics and / or evolutionary genomics are strongly encouraged to apply.

As an equal opportunities employer we welcome applicants from all sections of the community regardless of age, sex, gender (or gender identity), ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation and transgender status.  All appointments are made on merit.

Our University is positive about flexible working – you can find out more here

Blended working arrangements may be considered            

Please note that we are unable to respond to enquiries, accept CVs or applications from Recruitment Agencies.

Enquiries about the vacancy, shortlisting and interviews:

Name: Prof. Michael Brockhurst

Email: michael.brockhurst@manchester.ac.uk

General enquiries:

Email: People.Recruitment@manchester.ac.uk

Technical support:

Jobtrain: 0161 850 2004

This vacancy will close for applications at midnight on the closing date.

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