UNIVERSITY OF BRISTOL

Research Associate - School of Biochemistry

Location
Bristol, Bristol (GB)
Salary
£33,797 - £38,017 per annum
Posted
Mar 06, 2020
End of advertisement period
Apr 05, 2020
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Research Associate

Job number    ACAD104514
Division/School 
  School of Biochemistry
Contract type    Open Ended
Working pattern    Full time
Salary    £33,797 - £38,017 per annum
Closing date for applications      05-Apr-2020

You will join a team of researchers in Bristol and Manchester investigating how circadian influences impact on inflammatory cells and other cell lineages at sites of tissue damage to regulate collagen deposition and wound repair in zebrafish. Experiments will include live-imaging, molecular biology, FACS and transcriptomic analysis. The work will contribute to a 5-year UKRI-BBSRC-funded sLoLa project entitled “Opportunities to modulate extracellular matrix secretion and assembly for long term health”.  The primary “home” for this researcher will be the laboratories of Professor Paul Martin, Bristol (http://www.bris.ac.uk/biochemistry/people/paul-b-martin/index.html), David Stephens, (http://www.bristol.ac.uk/biochemistry/people/david-j-stephens/overview.html) and Dr. Chrissy Hammond (http://www.bristol.ac.uk/phys-pharm/people/chrissy-l-hammond/overview.html) but you will be expected to undertake short-term secondments in other collaborative labs, including that of Professor Qing-Jun Meng in Manchester (www.research.manchester.ac.uk/portal/qing-jun.meng.html

You will join a close-knit and enthusiastic research team. The role will involve the day-to-day running of the project, performing a range of research tasks and assisting with training and supervision of postgraduate members of the lab. 

A PhD (awarded or imminent) in a biological or biomedical science is essential and you should have prior knowledge of tissue repair/regeneration or inflammation and experience of live imaging or working with tissue samples. Previous experience working with zebrafish is highly desirable but not essential. You will be highly organised, eager to learn new skills and to interact with a broad range of colleagues. 

For informal enquiries please contact Professor Paul Martin, email: paul.martin@bristol.ac.uk

We welcome applications from all members of our community and are particularly encouraging those from diverse groups, such as members of the LGBT+ and BAME communities, to join us. 

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