The University of Edinburgh

Postdoctoral Research Associate in Cyanobacterial Synthetic Biology

University of Edinburgh

Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom

College of Science and Engineering
School of Biological Sciences

Postdoctoral Research Associate in Cyanobacterial Synthetic Biology

A Postdoctoral Research Associate position in cyanobacterial synthetic biology is available in the laboratory of Dr Alistair McCormick at the School of Biological Sciences, University of Edinburgh. We are seeking a highly motivated researcher to lead the development of the first mutant library and plasmid resource for the model cyanobacterium Synechocystis sp. PCC 6803. This is a collaborative project funded by the Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC) between the University of Edinburgh (UoE) and the University of East Anglia (UEA), and their two local DNA foundries: the Edinburgh Genome Foundry and the Earlham DNA Foundry.

The position is full time and available for a fixed term of two years. For further information please contact Dr Alistair McCormick (email:

Salary: £33,199 – £39,609 per annum
Vacancy Ref: 048239
Closing Date: 16 July 2019 at 5pm GMT

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Quote Reference: Vacancy Ref: 048239