Research Associate / Fellow in Life Sciences

University of Nottingham Department of Life Sciences

United Kingdom

Research Associate/Fellow (fixed term)

Closing Date
Wednesday, 18th November 2020
Job Type
Life Sciences
£27511 to £30942 per annum, (pro rata if applicable) depending on skills and experience (£30942 with relevant PhD).

The role holder will have the opportunity to use their initiative and creativity to identify new areas for research, develop research methods and extend their research portfolio.

Candidates must hold a PhD or be near to completion of a PhD or equivalent in a relevant subject area and have prior experience in genetic engineering in Clostridia.

Applicants must be able to demonstrate evidence of sufficient breadth or depth of research methodologies in genetic engineering and have the ability to build relationships and collaborate with others, both internally and externally.

This is a full-time, fixed-term post and is available from 02 November 2020 or soon after until 31 May 2021. Job share arrangements may be considered. 

Informal enquiries may be addressed to Ruth Griffin:
Please note that applications sent directly to this Email address will not be accepted.

The School of Life Sciences holds an Athena Silver SWAN Award, in recognition of our commitment to supporting and advancing women’s careers in the life sciences (STEMM). You can read more about this initiative at

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