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Research Technician (Part-time 0.5 FTE, fixed term for up to 36 months)

University of East Anglia - Faculty of Science - School of Biological Sciences

Location: Norwich
Salary: £24,715 per annum (pro rata), with an annual increment up to £28,131 per annum (pro rata).
Hours: Part Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 26th February 2024
Closes: 14th March 2024
Job Ref: TC875

Salary on appointment will be £24,715 per annum (pro rata), with an annual increment up to £28,131 per annum (pro rata).

UEA has some of the most innovative and highly regarded centres for research in the UK. Applications are invited for the post of Research Technician to assist in the research under the supervision of Dr Gary Rowley, School of Biological Sciences, to undertake a BBSRC-funded molecular microbiology project.

The aim of the project is to determine how non-coding small RNAs (sRNAs) regulate bacterial denitrification. The project will combine functional genomics, microbial cell biology and biochemistry to advance our understanding of the regulatory network controlling this important biogeochemical pathway. This research is critical if we are to prevent bacterial emissions of the potent climate-damaging greenhouse gas, nitrous oxide (N2O).

You should have a BSc in microbiology or a related discipline and experience with a range of microbial and/or molecular techniques. Good communication and organisation skills with the ability to work independently are also required. You will be an integral member of the research group and play an important role in all aspects of the project including publications and conference attendance.

In this role, you will: 

  • Contribute to ongoing molecular microbiology research within the group.
  • Perform a range of routine laboratory tasks (orders, stock maintenance).
  • Co-ordinate general laboratory housekeeping.
  • Ensure health and safety regulations are being followed and support updating. COSHH forms and Risk Assessments.
  • Supervise and instruct more junior researchers including interns, undergraduate and postgraduate students.

This part-time (0.5 FTE) post is available from 1 May 2024 on a fixed term basis for up to 36 months. 

Further information on our great benefits package, including 34 days annual leave inclusive of Bank Holidays and additional University Customary days (pro rata for part-time), can be found on our benefits page.

Closing date: 14 March 2024

The University holds an Athena Swan Silver Institutional Award in recognition of our advancement towards gender equality.

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