Research Associate

Updated: about 2 months ago
Location: London, ENGLAND
Deadline: 23 Aug 2017

UCL Department / Division
Division of Biosciences
Specific unit / Sub department
Research Department of Genetics, Evolution and Environment
Full Time
(inclusive of London allowance)
£34,056 per annum
Duties and Responsibilities

The postholder will use fission yeast as a model system for phenotypic and genetic evolution, applying a range of high-throughput phenotypic, genomic and computational approaches to obtain insight into the complex relationships between genotype and phenotype. The postholder will be an active member of the research group, assisting in the planning and delivery of the research programme in order to meet the overall objectives of the project. The postholder will be expected to produce independent, original contributions to the project, in terms of the planning and delivery, the dissemination of the results via publications and conference presentation and the participation in public engagement activities.

The post is available until 30 June 2020 in the first instance with possibility of extension.

Key Requirements

The postholder must have, or about to be awarded a PhD in a relevant subject area (evolutionary biology, genetics, microbiology) and demonstrable comprehensive knowledge in either evolutionary or microbiology.

Appointment at Grade 7 is dependent upon having been awarded a PhD. Or if about to submit a PhD, the appointment will be at Grade 6B (£29,809- £31,432 per annum, inclusive of London Allowance) with payment at Grade 7 being backdated to the date of final submission of the PhD thesis.

Further Details

A job description and person specification can be accessed at the bottom of this page. To apply for the vacancy please click on the ‘Apply Now’ button below.

If you have any queries regarding the application process please contact the Biosciences Staffing Team on quoting the reference number 1659661 in the subject line.

If you have any queries regarding the vacancy, please contact Dr Max Reuter on  

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23 Aug 2017
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