Research Associate

Updated: 2 months ago
Location: Cardiff, WALES
Job Type: FullTime
Deadline: 23 Jul 2021

A position is available for a Research Associate to conduct research within the field of prostate cancer.

The successful candidate will require a postgraduate degree at PhD level in a related subject area or equivalent or relevant industrial experience and a portfolio of research and/or relevant industrial experience within 3 of the following research fields:

i. Cell culture including generating stably transfected mammalian cell lines
ii. In vitro assays including migration and colony forming assays
iii. Experience working with mouse models of cancer, including husbandry, genotyping, colony management and dissection.
iv. Standard biochemistry assays to analyse gene/protein expression and function including qRT-PCR, Western blotting, FACS and immunohistochemistry.:

This position is full-time, fixed term until 31st August 2024.

Salary: £33,797 - £40,322 per annum (Grade 6). Please note that it is not expected that we will appoint above grade 6.30, currently £33,797 per annum.

Closing date: Friday, 23 July 2021

This post has previously been advertised to employees of Cardiff University only.  We now invite external applications.

Cardiff University is committed to supporting and promoting equality and diversity and to creating an inclusive working environment. We believe this can be achieved through attracting, developing, and retaining a diverse range of staff from many different backgrounds.  We therefore welcome applicants from all sections of the community regardless of sex, ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation, trans identity, relationship status, religion or belief, caring responsibilities, or age.  In supporting our employees to achieve a balance between their work and their personal lives, we will also consider proposals for flexible working or job share arrangements.

“Cardiff University is a signatory to the San Francisco Declaration on Research Assessment (DORA), which means that in hiring and promotion decisions we will evaluate applicants on the quality of their research, not publication metrics or the identity of the journal in which the research is published. More information is available at: https://www.cardiff.ac.uk/research/our-research-environment/integrity-and-ethics/responsible-research-assessment ”


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