University of Southampton Southampton, Hampshire
Summary Location: Highfield Campus Salary: £27,511 per annum Full Time - Fixed Term for 3 years Closing Date: Friday 27 September 2019 Interview Date: To be confirmed Reference: 1180719BJ Professors Lindy Holden-Dye and Vincent O'Connor are seeking to appoint a Research Technician to join their research group. You will work on a new BBSRC funded project to characterise the molecular pharmacology of an ion channel that regulates nematode behaviour and presents a promising target for new antiparasitics. You will work with a Postdoctoral Fellow to develop a high throughput screening platform using C. elegans. A good undergraduate degree in a relevant life sciences discipline, along with experience of working with C. elegans would be advantageous but are not essential. The University of Southampton is a world-leading, research-intensive University (8th in the UK). You will be based in the School of Biological Sciences (http://www.southampton.ac.uk/biosci) which has strengths in biomedical and biological sciences including microbiology, neuroscience, developmental biology and molecular and cellular bioscience. You will have the opportunity to participate in this stimulating research environment and be provided with training opportunities to enhance your career progression. For additional information/informal enquiries before submitting your application, contact Lindy Holden-Dye ([email protected]). Application procedure You should submit your completed application form online at https://jobs.soton.ac.uk. Please include a covering letter, a full CV and the names and contact details for two referees. The application deadline will be midnight on the closing date stated above. If you need any assistance, please call Geraldine Lewis (Recruitment Team) on +44 (0) 23 8059 3462. Please quote reference 1180719BJ on all correspondence. Proud member of the Disability Confident employer scheme About Disability Confident A Disability Confident employer will generally offer an interview to any applicant that declares they have a disability and meets the minimum criteria for the job as defined by the employer. It is important to note that in certain recruitment situations such as high-volume, seasonal and high-peak times, the employer may wish to limit the overall numbers of interviews offered to both disabled people and non-disabled people. For more details please go to Disability Confident .