Research Associate

Location
Hammersmith and Fulham, London (Greater)
Salary
£37,904 £45,547, Full time, fixed term plus benefits
Posted
06 Mar 2019
Closes
05 Apr 2019
Ref
MED01109
Function
Specialist
Contract Type
Contract
Hours
Flexible

Job description Job summary

Applications are invited for a postdoctoral Research Associate to join the Glycosciences Laboratory directed by Professor Ten Feizi, at the Hammersmith Campus of Imperial College.

Duties and responsibilities

The post, funded by the Imperial College March of Dimes Centre award, is to study, by approaches that include Beam Search glycan arrays, the interactions of microbiota of the lower reproductive tract with the epithelial mucins and their glycans in relation to predisposition to pre-term birth.

Essential requirements

Applicants should hold a PhD or equivalent qualification or have equivalent experience in biochemistry, carbohydrate chemistry or glycobiology, ideally with hands-on experience in glycan separation methodologies. Previous experience in immunochemistry, glycan microarray and microbiology is advantageous.

Further information

The post is full-time and fixed-term until 31 March 2022 .

Informal enquiries can be made to Professor Ten Feizi at t.feizi@imperial.ac.uk or Dr Yan Liu at yan.liu2@imperial.ac.uk.

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