Research Assistant in Scleroderma

University of Leeds

Leeds, United Kingdom

ID: 7090262 (Ref.No. MHLRM1172)
Posted: December 7, 2021

Job Description

Are you an experienced research assistant with an excellent range of laboratory skills? Do you have excellent organisational skills and attention to detail? Do you want to be part of a successful, highly-talented and leading research team? 

The purpose of this post is to provide cellular and molecular biology support to projects focused on the early events in the pathogenesis of Systemic Sclerosis. You will have relevant laboratory experience including tissue culture techniques, FACS analysis, qRTPCR, ELISA, western blotting and immunofluorescence/immunohistochemistry techniques. The ability to manage your time effectively and work under pressure is essential, along with effective interpersonal, communication, and team working skills. 

This 12 month full time post is available immediately and will be based at St James's University Hospital.

Contact information

To explore the post further or for any queries you may have, please contact: 

Dr Rebecca Ross, Research Manager of Scleroderma Research Programme, NIHR Biomedical Research Centre and Leeds Institute of Rheumatic and Musculoskeletal Medicine, University of Leeds

Tel: +44 (0)113 3438412

Email: [email protected] 

Further Information

The University of Leeds is committed to providing equal opportunities for all and offers a range of family friendly policies. The School of Medicine holds a Gold Athena Swan award.   We are committed to being an inclusive Medical School that values all staff, and we are happy to consider job share applications and requests for flexible working arrangements from our employees.

Location:  Leeds - St James University Hospital
Faculty/Service:  Faculty of Medicine & Health
School/Institute:  Leeds Institute of Rheumatic & Musculoskeletal Medicine (LIRMM)
Category:  Professional & Managerial
Grade:  Grade 6
Salary:  £27,924 to £33,309 p.a.
Post Type:  Full Time
Contract Type:  Fixed Term (12 months)
Release Date:  Monday 06 December 2021
Closing Date:  Friday 21 January 2022
Reference:  MHLRM1172


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