Research Technician - College of Medical Veterinary and Life Sciences

University of Glasgow
Glasgow, Glasgow City (GB)
£28,098 - £31,604 per annum
04 Jul 2018
End of advertisement period
01 Aug 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

University of Glasgow

College of Medical Veterinary and Life Sciences

Research Institute of Infection, Immunity and Inflammation

Research Technician

Vacancy Ref: 021310

Salary: Grade 6, £28,098 - £31,604 per annum

You will assist with the running of the Scottish Centre for Macromolecular Imaging (SCMI), based in the MRC-University of Glasgow Centre for Virus Research (CVR). SCMI aims to deliver a world-class Cryogenic Electron Microscopy (CryoEM) service to the structural biology communities of Scotland and Northern England. Specifically the aim of the work is to deliver high-quality single particle and tomography data to investigators and to oversee the management and maintenance of the Centre’s transmission electron microscopes.

SCMI will be equipped with newly designed JEOL automated cryo-microscopes. The primary role of this post will be to support SCMI users to achieve high-quality cryoEM data by preparing specimens for imaging and operating the SCMI electron microscopes for data collection.

In addition, you  will be a motivated scientist with a proven interest and aptitude for biological imaging and structural biology.

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Closing date:  1 August 2018

It is the University of Glasgow’s mission to foster an inclusive climate, which ensures equality in our working, learning, research and teaching environment.

We strongly endorse the principles of Athena SWAN, including a supportive and flexible working environment, with commitment from all levels of the organisation in promoting gender equity.

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