UNIVERSITY OF MANCHESTER

Research Associate in Synthetic Genomics

Location
Manchester, United Kingdom
Salary
£32,236 - £39,609 per annum
Posted
18 Sep 2018
End of advertisement period
18 Oct 2018
Ref
S&E-12705
Academic Discipline
Life sciences, Biological Sciences
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Hours
Full Time

Location : Sackville Street, Manchester
Closing Date : 18/10/2018
Salary : £32,236 - £39,609 per annum 
Employment Type : Fixed Term
Faculty / Organisational Unit : Science & Engineering 
Division : Manchester Institute of Biotechnology 
Hours Per week : Full Time 
Contract Duration : 1 December 2018 until 30 November 2019

We are looking for an ambitious and talented postdoc to work on exciting synthetic genomics projects, such as the international synthetic yeast genome project (www.syntheticyeast.org) and/or the international Genome Project-Write (http://engineeringbiologycenter.org). It is essential that the postdoc is highly skilled with extensive experience and knowledge in the use of genome engineering. A good understanding of chromosome biology will be essential. A strong collaborative team-based ethos is imperative. It is essential to have a relevant PhD in synthetic biology, cell biology, genetics, genomics or relevant disciplinary, with good journal publication record

The School of Chemistry is strongly committed to promoting equality and diversity, including the Athena SWAN Charter for gender equality in higher education. The School holds a Silver Award which recognises their good practice in relation to gender; including flexible working arrangements, family-friendly policies, and support to allow staff to achieve a good work-life balance. We particularly welcome applications from women for this post. Appointment will always be made on merit. For further information, please visit http://www.chemistry.manchester.ac.uk/about-us/athena-swan/

We positively welcome applications from women, who are currently under-represented at this grade. Appointment will be made on merit.

The University will actively foster a culture of inclusion and diversity and will seek to achieve true equality of opportunity for all members of its community.

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

Enquiries about vacancy shortlisting and interviews:

Name: Patrick Cai

Email: yizhi.cai@manchester.ac.uk

General enquiries:

Email: hrservices@manchester.ac.uk

Tel: 0161 275 4499

Technical support:

Email: universityofmanchester@helpmeapply.co.uk

Tel: 0161 850 2004

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

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