Job offer available in Scotland Research Associate at University of Glasgow

Job Purpose

As a successful candidate you will make a leading contribution to bioinformatics and statistical analysis of the recently funded microbiome project, “The Role of Dietary D-serine in Health and Disease (BBSRC BB/R006539/1)”.

We seek an exceptional post-doctoral candidate to work with Dr Konstantinos Gerasimidis and other colleagues from the University of Glasgow and the National Health Service. This role requires your expert knowledge in processing and analysing ‘omics datasets derived from the gut microbiome of animals and humans before and after dietary interventions. In your new role 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 7, £35,210 – £39,610 per annum.

This post has funding on a full time basis (35 hours) until 14 November 2020.

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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