Research Associate in Protocell Research

Location
Bristol, United Kingdom
Salary
£33,199 - £37,345 per annum
Posted
13 Apr 2019
End of advertisement period
13 May 2019
Ref
ACAD103910
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Division/School School of Chemistry
Contract type Open Ended
Working pattern Full time
Salary £33,199 - £37,345 per annum
Closing date for applications 13-May-2019

The School of Chemistry are looking to recruit a Postdoctoral Research Associate to work in the area of protocell research. The project involves the development of new methods for the construction of synthetic protocells and their collective behaviour as integrated communities with emergent properties and you will be working under the supervision of Professor Steve Mann.

Applicants should have experience in areas such as microcapsule preparation and characterization, fluorescence microscopy/spectroscopy, bioconjugation chemistry, microfluidics, FACS, cell-free gene expression, cell biology, as well as knowledge of soft matter systems and their characterization. An interest and background in protocell research, synthetic biology, origins of life research or microscale robotics preferred.

This is a full-time role, funded for 3 years, to start in July 2019.
For informal enquiries, please contact Professor Steve Mann: s.mann@bristol.ac.uk

We appreciate and value difference, seeking to attract, develop and retain a diverse mix of talented people that will contribute to the overall success of Bristol and help maintain our position as one of the world’s leading universities.

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