Research Associate- Mata Group (Fixed Term)

University of Cambridge
May 19, 2024
Offerd Salary:£36,024-£44,263
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Contract Type:Fixed-term: The fund
Working Time:Part time
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Research Associate- Mata Group (Fixed Term)

Applications are invited for a Biocurator to join PomBase, the model organism database for the fission yeast, Schizosaccharomyces pombe. The project's aims are to manually curate and integrate molecular, genetic, biochemical and sequence data for fission yeast.

Applicants will have completed a PhD and have a background in biocuration and/or in yeast experimental biology, with a degree in Cell biology, Biochemistry, Genetics or a similar field. They should also have skills in data organization and basic bioinformatics and a passion for reading and interpreting original research. The applicant will need to have a broad understanding of eukaryotic cell biology. Experience in ontology use and/or editing would be an advantage.

The University of Cambridge is a signatory to the San-Francisco Declaration on Research (Assessment DORA) and in recruitment or promotion evaluations will assess research on the basis of its merits rather than the journal or venue in which it is published. Applicants should not include Journal Impact Factors or uncontextualised metrics in their applications. For more information: https: // www.

Fixed-term: The funds for this post are available for 1 year in the first instance, with a possibile extension. Part-time hours may be considered.

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For an informal discussion please contact Professor Juan Mata: [email protected]

For any questions about this vacancy or the application process please contact: [email protected]

Please quote reference PH41373 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

The University actively supports equality, diversity and inclusion and encourages applications from all sections of society.

The University has a responsibility to ensure that all employees are eligible to live and work in the UK.

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    Department of Biochemistry, Central Cambridge








    19 April 2024

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