Job offer available in Scotland Research Assistant at University of Glasgow

Job Purpose

As part of your role you will contribute to ongoing research centred on the role of SNARE proteins in ion channel regulation and stomatal function. The job requires you to have expert knowledge in molecular and biochemical manipulation of vesicle traffic and trafficking proteins, familiarity with imaging and trafficking assays, especially in relation to ER and Golgi receptor signals, as well as methods/enzyme assays for sugar and related carbohydrate cargos and their purification.

In addition you will also be expected to contribute to the formulation and submission of research publications and research proposals as well as help manage and direct this complex and challenging project, as opportunities allow.

Standard Terms & Conditions

Salary will be on the University’s Research and Teaching Grade, level 6, £28,660 – £32,236 per annum (pro rata)

Funding for this post is approved on a part time basis (20 hours) until 21 August 2019.

Interviews for this post are anticipated for week commencing 22 April 2019.

Probation Period

New entrants to the University will be required to serve a probationary period of 6 months.

The successful applicant will be eligible to join the Universities’ Superannuation Scheme. Further information regarding the scheme is available from the Superannuation Officer, who is also prepared to advise on questions relating to the transfer of Superannuation benefits.

All research and related activities, including grants, donations, clinical trials, contract research, consultancy and commercialisation are required to be managed through the University’s relevant processes (e.g. contractual and financial), in accordance with the University Court’s policies.

It is the University of Glasgow’s mission to foster an inclusive climate, which ensures equality in our working, learning, research and teaching environment.

We strongly endorse the principles of Athena SWAN, including a supportive and flexible working environment, with commitment from all levels of the organisation in promoting gender equality.

The University of Glasgow, charity number SC004401.

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