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Job Opportunity: Research Scientist (Antimicrobial Resistance) Maternity Cover:

Job description:

Job location: Norwich
income: £31,625 to £38,575 per annum depending on qualifications and practice
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract

Published in: 8th November 2019
Closing date: 8th December 2019
Reference: 15084

 

An exciting opportunity is available for an outstandingResearch Scientist to join the Webber group at the Quadram Institute on the Norwich Research Park in the UK, to contribute to fundamental research into bacterial biofilms.
The function:
This project will use various biofilm models and investigate bacterial survival, geneexchange and gene expression at single cell and population levels. The project will exploit state of the art facilities for genomics, flow cytometry and microscopy to understand bacterial behaviour and mechanisms of resistance. Work will focus on enteric pathogens including but not necessarily limited to Salmonella and E. coli. The Quadram Institute and the Webber group will provide you with a stimulating, multidisciplinary training environment that will assist you in your prosperous scientific development.
The ideal candidate:
Candidates are expected to have a PhD in a significant subject area (e.g. Microbiology, Molecular Genetics, Biochemistry). They will have expertise of and hands on practice with molecular genetics. expertise and expertise with single cell analysis of bacterial populations and bioinformatics expertise are both desirable.
Additional information:
income on appointment will be within the range £31,625 to £38,575 per annum depending on qualifications and practice.

This is a maternity cover contract expected to last for 12 months, this may be shorter or longer depending when the absent employee returns to work.
For more information and details of how to apply, please visit our web sitehttps://jobs.quadram.ac.ukor contact the Human Resources team on 01603 450462 ornbi.recruitment@nbi.ac.uk quoting reference 1003811.
Informal enquiries can be made tomark.webber@quadram.ac.uk
Interviews will be held on 6 January 2020, with an anticipated start date in February 2020.
We are committed to equal opportunities and welcome applications from all sectors of society. The Institute supports equality of opportunity within the workplace and expects all employees to share and display these values. To support our commitment, we have a range of family, faith and diversity friendly working arrangements to help all staff achieve excellence in their area of work.
As a Discapability Confident employer, we guarantee to offer an interview to all disabled candidates who meet the essential criteria for this vacancy.
About the Quadram Institute:
The Quadram Institute is a new interdisciplinary research institute at the forefront of a new era in food and health research. Its mission is to understand how food and the gut microbiota are linked to the promotion of health and the avoidance of disease. A partnership between Quadram Institute Bioscience, the University of East Anglia, the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital and BBSRC, it brings together scientists and clinicians in a new state-of-the-art building. The Quadram Institute is located on the Norwich Research Park, one of Europe's largest centres of life sciences and home of the John Innes Centre and The Earlham Institute (https://quadram.ac.uk/).
The closing date for applications will be 8 December 2019.
The Quadram Institute Bioscience is a registered charity (No. 1058499)and is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

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