Research Associate Vibrant Plant Sciences Community

Bristol , City of Bristol (GB)
24 Nov 2017
End of advertisement period
04 Jan 2018
Academic Discipline
Life sciences, Biological Sciences
Contract Type
Full Time

Research Associate  

Job number   ACAD103009 
Division/School   Academic Faculties 
Contract type   Open ended contract staff 
Working pattern   Full time 
Salary   £32,548 - £36,613 per annum 
Closing date for applications   04-Jan-2018 

An experienced postdoctoral researcher is required to carry out on a project, co-funded by the Bristol Synthetic Biology Centre (BrisSynBio) and Bristol Centre for Agricultural Innovation (BCAI), to establish DNA free CRISPR-Cas9 editing in a range of plants and fungi. The appointed person will work with members of the vibrant plant sciences community at Bristol to develop delivery methods and protein-based gene editing procedures in a range of model and crop plants. 

Candidates will hold a PhD (or equivalent) in molecular biology and relevant postdoctoral experience in a plant-based lab.

The post is for a period of up to two years and eight months, however, there is scope for potential extension if the candidate is successful in securing further funding. 

Informal enquiries can be made to Professor Keith Edwards (

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