Research Associate (fixed-term post)

Research Associate (fixed-term post)

University of Bath

Bath, United Kingdom

Research Associate (fixed-term post)
Department: Biology & Biochemistry
Salary: Starting from £33,199, rising to £39,609
Grade 7
Ref: CC6584

We seek to appoint an ambitious Research Associate to work on a research project elucidating a signalling pathway governed by the imprinted genes Dlk1 and Grb10.

The pathway regulates fetal growth, lean to adipose body proportions and energy homeostasis, with relevance to growth disorders, obesity and diabetes. The successful candidate will use mouse genetic, biochemical and cell biology approaches to identify key additional pathway components. They will join the group of Prof. Andrew Ward on the main campus at the University of Bath.

A PhD in a relevant subject is essential along with a strong background in cell biology and signalling biochemistry. Experience in mouse genetics and/or embryology, or in RNA-seq or proteomic data analysis, would be an advantage.

This is a fixed-term contract for up to 3 years funded by the Medical Research Council.

For further details about the role please contact Prof. Andrew Ward (, however, please ensure that all applications are submitted via the University website, attaching a copy of your CV.

The University of Bath and both the Department of Biology and Biochemistry holds an Athena SWAN bronze award and is committed to equality of opportunity. We encourage applications from under-represented groups, including women.

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Closing date: Monday 08 April 2019.

The University of Bath is an equal opportunities employer and has an excellent international reputation with staff from over 60 different nations. To achieve our global aspirations, we welcome applicants from all backgrounds.

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