Research Technician

Lancashire | Science

Our Faculty's integrated structure, and state-of-the-art research facilities, enable a truly translational approach to biology, medicine and health, and provide both staff and students with a unique opportunity to have a very real and positive impact on people's lives.

A technician vacancy is available within an active and well-funded research team to investigate intrinsic mechanisms that limit the onset and progression of osteoarthritis (OA). The project will address the question of why some individuals develop OA while others do not and will also provide new information to support the team's development of a protein-based OA drug.

We are seeking a technician experienced in the preparation of tissue sections for immunostaining and other analyses and the maintenance of cells and tissues in culture, and who is able to assist in recombinant protein expression and purification. The technician will also be responsible for routine lab management including Health & Safety tasks, monitoring the correct storage and disposal of human tissues and maintaining stocks of reagents for the research team.

This is a full-time position, funded by Versus Arthritis, and is available from 1st January 2020, or as soon as possible thereafter, for up to 48 months.

As an equal opportunities employer we welcome applicants from all sections of the community regardless of gender, ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation and transgender status. All appointments are made on merit.

Please note that we are unable to respond to enquiries, accept CVs or applications from Recruitment Agencies

Enquiries about vacancy shortlisting and interviews:
Name: Professor Anthony J Day
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This vacancy will close for applications at midnight on the closing date
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29/11/2019 13:39:00
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