Research Fellow in Molecular Bacteriology
Near Potters Bar, Hertfordshire
c. £33.8K pa inclusive
Based in the Department of Pathology and Infectious Diseases (PID), you will investigate the role of RNA interactions in antimicrobial resistance and tolerance. The research will involve molecular microbiology methods, including RNA silencing and deep sequencing.
You will help to strengthen the current programme by collaborating with other RVC teams interested in RNA biology, antibacterial resistance or deep sequencing and be expected to show scientific initiative, lead students and support staff and publish in peer-review journals.
The post will receive funding to support research over a two year period. There is an expectation that by the end of the position’s tenure you will have secured a competitive externally funded research fellowship or have applied for lectureships as vacancies arise within PID.
We offer a generous reward package including a final salary pension scheme.
For informal enquiries please contact eval(unescape('%64%6f%63%75%6d%65%6e%74%2e%77%72%69%74%65%28%27%3c%61%20%68%72%65%66%3d%22%6d%61%69%6c%74%6f%3a%6c%67%6f%6f%64%40%72%76%63%2e%61%63%2e%75%6b%22%3e%6c%67%6f%6f%64%40%72%76%63%2e%61%63%2e%75%6b%3c%2f%61%3e%27%29%3b')) or tel +44(0)1707 666398.
For further information and details of how to apply, please visit our website http://www.rvc.ac.uk
Closing date: 5th January 2009
Interviews are likely to be held on 16th January 2009
We promote equality of opportunity and diversity within the workplace and welcome applications from all sections of the community.