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Research Associate
Vacancy Ref: : 042323 Closing Date : 18-Jan-2018
Contact Person : Prof Jean Beggs Contact Number :  
Contact Email : j.beggs@ed.ac.uk

School of Biological Sciences/ Wellcome Centre for Cell Biology

Post Title: Research Associate

Salary Range: £32,548 to £38,833

A position is available to work on a Wellcome-funded project to study RNA splicing and links to transcription and chromatin in the budding yeast Saccharomyces cerevisiae. Our work aims to understand how pre-mRNA splicing affects transcription and chromatin and vice versa, using molecular biology and genetic methods. Applicants should have a degree in molecular biology or related subject and experience in working with nucleic acids and proteins, including competence in PCR, RT-PCR, gene cloning, western blotting and, preferably, with DNA sequencing, chromatin immunoprecipitation (ChIP)-PCR and data analysis.

Fixed-term until 31 March 2019.

For further details and to make an application please search for vacany ref 042323 at: https://www.ed.ac.uk/human-resources/jobs