Post Doctoral Research Associate in Antimicrobial Resistance

Lincoln, United Kingdom
From £33,797 per annum
21 Oct 2020
End of advertisement period
30 Dec 2020
Academic Discipline
Life sciences, Biological Sciences
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

School of Life Sciences

Location:  Lincoln
Salary:   From £33,797 per annum
This post is full time at 1.0 FTE and fixed term until 15 May 2022.
Closing Date:   Thursday 19 November 2020
Interview Date:   Friday 04 December 2020
Reference:  COS791

A Postdoctoral Research Associate is required within the School of Life Sciences to support a project in collaboration with partners in China entitled ‘Novel biocontrol to combat Clostridium perfringens in poultry flocks’. Ideally you will have a strong laboratory background in microbiology/molecular biology and some knowledge of bacteriophage technology.

The post holder will be involved in laboratory-based investigations to study bacteriophages aimed at the anaerobic pathogen Clostridium perfringens as a potential means of controlling infection in farm animals. The primary role will be to grow and characterise relevant bacteriophages both biochemically and genetically. The work envisaged is with category 2 organisms in the University of Lincoln, Joseph Banks laboratories and may involve travel to China to learn new techniques and regularly discuss progress with collaborators in both the UK and China. 

Please contact Dr Ron Dixon for any informal enquiries by email on