Research Associate in Advanced In Vitro Models

United Kingdom
£32,236 to £36,261 per annum (according to relevant experience)
24 Jan 2019
End of advertisement period
25 Feb 2019
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Location : Oxford Road, Manchester
Closing Date : 25/02/2019
Salary : £32,236 to £36,261 per annum (according to relevant experience)
Employment Type : Fixed Term
Faculty / Organisational Unit : Biology, Medicine & Health
Division : Pharmacy & Optometry
Hours Per week : Full Time
Contract Duration : Immediate start 12 months from appointment

Applications are invited for a Research Associate in Advanced In Vitro Models post within the Nanomedicine Laboratory at the University of Manchester. The post is available immediately and will be tenable on a fixed term basis for 12 months.

You will contribute to EU funded projects aiming to explore interactions of different nanomaterials with advanced cell culture models (3D multicellular culture systems, organoids and ‘organs-on-chip’). Demonstrable previous experience in developing/working with the above mentioned advanced cell culture systems is essential. Previous work with stem cells as well as mastering quantitative analytical and imaging characterization methods is advantageous. Understanding interactions of nanomaterials with cells is desirable. You should be able to interact effectively with researchers from a range of backgrounds, in order to contribute to an interdisciplinary program of research.

You should hold a PhD in Molecular / Cell Biology, Biochemistry, Biotechnology or equivalent. Evidence of a developing research publication track record will be advantageous.

The School 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 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:

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

Enquiries about vacancy shortlisting and interviews:

Name: Dr Sandra Vranic


Technical support:


Tel: 0161 850 2004

General enquiries:


Tel: 0161 275 4499

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

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