Free open Job in Wales Research Associate (ECSCRI) – Stem Cell Biology at Cardiff University

The research group of Dr. Fernando Anjos-Afonso invites applications for a Post-doc position in Haematopoietic Stem Cell Biology. The position is offered for a period of 3 years (funded by BBSRC; from 1st September 2019 -31st August 2022). The position is available to study normal human haemopoietic stem cells in particular to dissect the cellular and molecular features of a newly identified stem cell population
 
For more information about the post, please contact Dr Fernando Dos Anjos Afonson via email: DosAnjosAfonsoF@cardiff.ac.uk  
 
We are looking for an enthusiastic, highly motivated and creative scientist holding a degree in Biology or Biochemistry or Cell and Molecular Biology or Medicine and a Postgraduate degree at PhD level (or nearing completion / submission) in stem cell biology and/or normal/malignant haematopoiesis and proven portfolio of research and/or relevant industrial experience within 3 of the following research fields: Stem cell biology in particular haematopoiesis, Malignant haematopoiesis, In depth molecular biology techniques (RNA-seq; epigenetics related methods; shRNA technology; lentivirus; CRISPR technology), Experience in animal work (e.g. transplantation and others) or Advanced experience in flow cytometry.
 
This is a full time position, fixed term from 1st September 2019 until 31st August 2022.
 
Salary: £33,199 – £39,609 (Grade 6).  Please note that it is not expected that we will appoint above grade 6.30, currently £33,199 per annum.
 
Closing date: Thursday, 25 July 2019 
 
In Higher Education, female and BME (black and minority ethnic) staff are underrepresented across a number of career paths. Applications are therefore particularly welcome from applicants who identify as female and/or BME. We also welcome applications from members of the LGBT+ Community. Cardiff University is also committed to supporting and promoting equality and diversity and to creating an inclusive working environment. We believe this can be achieved through attracting, developing, and retaining a diverse range of staff from many different backgrounds who have the ambition to create a University which seeks to fulfil our social, cultural and economic obligation to Cardiff, Wales, and the world. 

Please be aware that Cardiff University reserves the right to close this vacancy early should sufficient applications be received.
 
Cardiff University is committed to supporting and promoting equality and diversity and to creating an inclusive working environment. We believe this can be achieved through attracting, developing, and retaining a diverse range of staff from many different backgrounds who have the ambition to create a University which seeks to fulfil our social, cultural and economic obligation to Cardiff, Wales, and the world.  In supporting our employees to achieve a balance between their work and their personal lives, we will also consider proposals for flexible working or job share arrangements.

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