Research Associate / Fellow, Life Sciences, University of Nottingham, UK

University of Nottingham
Research Associate
Study in:UK
21 days
Remaining
Deadline: 3 January 2018

Research Associate / Fellow

Reference
MED400417
Closing Date
Wednesday, 3rd January 2018
Job Type
Research
Department
Life Sciences
Salary
£26495 to £32548 per annum, depending on skills and experience (minimum £29799 with relevant PhD). Salary progression beyond this scale is subject to performance

Applications are invited from highly motivated candidate to the above role to investigate and perform research to disseminate findings on a project funded by the MRC entitled “Charecterisation of Cohesin complex in atypical cell division in malaria parasite” with the supervision of Professor Rita Tewari.

The research will involve identifying the role of cohesion complexes in deciphering and understanding atypical mitosis and meiosis in malaria parasite. The work involves gene targeting using malaria parasite, manipulating parasite development in the host and mosquito vector, and mostly focus on cell biology and proteomics approaches to study protein interactions and novel complexes involved in atypical parasite cell division.

Candidates must hold a PhD, (or equivalent) in a relevant subject area – molecular parasitology, yeast genetics, proteomics, cell biology, genetics and profound knowledge of molecular biology and protein biochemistry.

This full-time fixed-term post is available from 1 February 2018 to 30 September 2019

The School of Life Sciences holds an Athena Silver SWAN Award, in recognition of our commitment to supporting and advancing women’s careers in the life sciences (STEMM). You can read more about this initiative at http://www.nottingham.ac.uk/life-sciences/documents/athena-swan-silver-award.pdf

Professor Tewari is open to being contacted to discuss the role further prior to applications being submitted. Informal enquiries may be addressed to Rita Tewari, tel: 0115 823036 or email rita.tewari@nottingham.ac.uk. Please note that applications sent directly to this email address will not be accepted.

The University of Nottingham is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.

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