Research Assistant - Swansea University

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Research Assistant - Swansea University

Research Assistant
Swansea University -College of Medicine
Salary : £27318 to £36661 per annum
Applicants are invited for the position of Research Assistant / Research Officer in the College of Medicine, reference AC00831.  The grade and salary will be dependent on skills, experience and qualification level.
This is an opportunity for a highly motivated researcher, who would like to develop their scientific skills in a dynamic research environment and has an aspiration to move on to an independent position after their postdoctoral work. You will be working on a BBSRC funded project “MicroRNA coupling of the sterol metabolomic network to the antiviral immune response”. For appointment at the grade 8 level you should have a PhD in Chemistry/Biochemistry or a related subject; Experience in synthetic chemistry; Evidence of the ability to actively engage in and contribute to writing and publishing research papers; A demonstrable ability to conduct research in line with the objectives of the project; Evidence of planning skills to contribute to the research project.  Applicants with potential to develop these skills may be considered at Grade 7 Research Assistant level.
Past experience in LC-MS and handeling of biological material would be advantageous, however, training will be provided. First author publications to demonstrate the track record in synthetic chemistry or LC-MS would also be desirable .
Informal enquiries may be made to Professor William Griffiths at  or Tel 01792 295274
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Closing date: midnight on 9 June 2014