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Job Opportunity: Research Technician in Structural Biology:

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Job location: Birmingham
income: £24,291 to £26,094 Full time starting income, with potential progression once in post to £30,207
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract

Published in: 1st July 2022
Closing date: 31st July 2022
Reference: 99976


Fixed term contract up to 12 months
The laboratory of Dr. Leney at the University of Birmingham is seeking a skilled researcher with practice in biochemistry and/or mass spectrometry to tackle an exciting project on developing biotechnology from microalgae. The project will involve learning how to grow microalgae, extract proteins, and characterise algae's fascinating macromolecular machines. The project may also involve working with mass spectrometry and chromatographic techniques.
The post-holder will hold a Bsc in a biochemistry or related fields and have a good grasp of structural biology. The prosperous applicant does not strictly need mass spectrometry practice but should have a keen interest in mass spectrometry and analytical chemistry. He/she will have practical practice in a wide variety of biochemical and analytical techniques. Computational practice is desirable. Overall, the prosperous candidate should be enthusiastic to pick up new techniques and lgain new expertise. Candidates should be able to communicate effectively complex information, prioritise their workload and show strong attention to detail.
Please attach (in one pdf file) to your application the following:
   » Cover letter (1 page max outlining your motivations and suitcapability for the post)
   » CV, which should include a full publication list.
   » Letters of recommendation or contact details of potential referees
more information on the research of Dr. Leney in the School of Bioscience can be found at:
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This post is available for a period of 1 year, expected start date 1st September 2022 or before depending on availcapability.
The University is a family-friendly employer and the School of Biosciences welcomes flexible working to suit family or other commitments. The University has on-campus childcare facilities. The School of Chemistry holds an Athena SWAN Bronze Award in recognition of its work in promoting women's careers in STEM subjects in higher education.
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