Postdoctoral Research Assistant in Microbiology/Molecular Biology

Updated: 5 months ago
Location: Huddersfield, ENGLAND
Deadline: 22 Oct 2017

Open-ended appointment, Full Time

The School of Applied Sciences at the University of Huddersfield is looking to appoint a Postdoctoral Research Assistant in Microbiology/Molecular Biology to work on a research project with Professor Paul Humphreys to determine the genetic and molecular basis for immune stimulation by the gut microflora.

You will work in collaboration with microbiologists, cell and molecular biologists and analytical scientists including Professor Andrew Laws and his team. A First or Upper second class honours degree in a relevant subject and a PhD (or nearing completion) in microbiology, biochemistry or molecular biology are essential requirements for this role.  The project will involve industrial collaborators and therefore you will be expected to have excellent verbal and written communication skills.

The School is committed to Athena SWAN principles and the promotion of equality and diversity and is proud to hold a Bronze Athena SWAN Award.

Further information on these posts can be obtained from Prof. Paul Humphreys (, Dr Andrew Collett ( or Professor Andrew Laws (

This is an open-ended appointment and is dependent upon the availability of specific funding in this School.  In the event of there being no further funding available to support this post you will receive appropriate notification of the termination of your employment in accordance with contractual provisions.

If you are currently registered as a full-time student at the University please note that you may only apply for part-time jobs of 15 hours or less per week.

For more information, please download the recruitment pack .

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