Research Assistant

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Amar Annamalai
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Research Assistant

Institute of Food Research


£29,500 to £36,060 per annum depending on qualifications and experience

Full Time

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Placed on:
11th February 2015

13th March 2015

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Applications are invited for a Research Assistant to join the Laboratory of Dr Nathalie Juge within the Gut Health and Food Safety Programme at the Institute of Food Research (Norwich, UK).

An exciting opportunity for a Research Scientist is available to contribute to the development of a research programme focused on understanding the molecular mechanisms by which gut bacteria interact with the mucus layer to maintain health. The successful candidate will be a key member of the Juge team and benefit from a unique research environment and access to core facilities and expertise across the Norwich Research Park and opportunities for personal and career development. 

A PhD in Biological Sciences, previous research experience in the area of gut (micro)biology research  are essential as is being competent in a variety of molecular microbiology, biochemistry and cell biology techniques. Experience of host-microbiota interactions and knowledge in glycobiology would be advantageous.

Salary on appointment will be within the range £29,500 to £36,060 per annum depending on qualifications and experience. This post is for an indefinite contract.

For further information and details of how to apply, please visit our web site or contact Human Resources, Norwich BioScience Institutes Partnership, Norwich Bioscience Institutes, Norwich, NR4 7UA, UK, 01603 450149 quoting reference 1002809. As a user of the of the disability symbol, we guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum essential criteria for this vacancy.

The closing date for applications will be 13th March 2015.