Applications are invited for a Research Assistant to work with Prof Charlotte Summers, Director of the Victor Phillip Dahdaleh Heart & Lung Research Institute. The post-holder will work within a programme focussed on identifying the biological mechanisms underlying critical illness, with a focus on the contribution of innate immune cells.
The successful applicant will possess a PhD in a relevant subject such as biological science, have at least two years of post-doctoral experience, and have extensive "hands-on" experience of the isolation and culture of primary human immune cells, preparing samples for genomic analysis, flow cytometry, and other standard laboratory techniques, and possess excellent communication (written and verbal), with team-working skills. Experience of CRISP/Cas9 genome editing and forward genetic screens would be of strongly favoured. Candidates must have a track record of research achievement, including peer- reviewed publications.
A full description of the role is available in the Further Particulars document, and Prof Summers can be contacted via [email protected] for additional information regarding this role.
Fixed-term: The funds for this post are available until 31 March 2025 in the first instance
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Please ensure that you upload a covering letter and a CV in the Upload section of the online application. The covering letter should outline how you match the criteria for the post and why you are applying for this role. If you upload any additional documents which have not been requested, we will not be able to consider these as part of your application.
Please include details of your referees, including email address and phone number, one of which must be your most recent line manager.
The closing date for applications is: 26th November 2023
The interview date for the role is: 11th December 2023
Please quote reference RC39060 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.
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Department of MedicineSalary
20 October 2023Closing date
26 November 2023