University of Nottingham - Life Sciences
Location: University Park
The Clostridia Research Group (CRG) at Nottingham (http://www.clostron.com/people.php) represents the largest research group within the School of Life Sciences. Its remit is both to develop more effective countermeasures (diagnosis, prevention & treatment) against pathogens, specifically Clostridium difficile and Clostridium botulinum and to exploit the medical and industrial properties of beneficial strains, specifically in cancer therapy and the production of biofuels and other chemical commodities from renewables (biomass and waste gases) using synthetic biology approaches. They are part of the newly awarded BBSRC/EPSRC Synthetic Biology Research Centre (SBRC) and are a component of the NIHR Biomedical Research Unit on Gastrointestinal disease.
Applications are invited to provide technical support to the human health component of the CRG based in the SBRC lead by Professor Nigel Minton. Candidates must hold aHNC or BSc in a relevant subject, or equivalent qualification, possess basic microbiology/molecular biology skills and have had general laboratory experience and involvement in laboratory research, preferably on infectious disease. Experience of in vivo models is desirable but not essential.
This full-time fixed-term post is available for 12 months.
Informal enquiries may be addressed Dr Sarah Kuehne, firstname.lastname@example.org. Please note that applications sent directly to this Email address will not be accepted
It is a condition of this post that satisfactory enhanced disclosure is obtained from the 'Disclosure and Barring Service'.
£22,029 to £26,274 per annum, depending on skills and experience. Salary progression beyond this scale is subject to performance.
Contract / Temporary
29th January 2015
16th February 2015