Applications are invited for a Research Associate in Advanced In Vitro Models for Nanomaterials Testing post within the Nano-Cell Biology team in Nanomedicine Laboratory at the University of Manchester. The post is available immediately and will be tenable on a fixed term basis for 12 months.
You will contribute to an EU funded project exploring interactions of nanomaterials with cells using various in vitro techniques. Demonstrable previous experience in cell biology is mandatory (working with pulmonary co/tri-cultures and stem cell derived organoids). Mastering bioinformatics tools (such as Ingenuity Pathway Analysis software) and imaging characterisation methods is advantageous. Understanding interactions of nanomaterials with cells is desirable. You should be able to interact effectively with researchers from a range of backgrounds, in order to contribute to an interdisciplinary programme of research.
You should hold a PhD in Stem/Cell Biology, Tissue Engineering, Biochemistry, Biotechnology or equivalent. Evidence of a developing research publication track record will be advantageous.Internal
Blended working arrangements may be considered
The School is strongly committed to promoting equality and diversity, including the Athena SWAN charter for gender equality in higher education. The School holds a Silver Award which recognises their good practice in relation to gender; including flexible working arrangements, family-friendly policies, and support to allow staff achieve a good work-life balance. We particularly welcome applications from women for this post. All appointment will be made on merit. For further information, please visit: https://www.bmh.manchester.ac.uk/about/equality/
Please note that we are unable to respond to enquiries, accept CVs or applications from Recruitment Agencies.
Enquiries about the vacancy, shortlisting and interviews:
Name: Dr Sandra Vranic
Tel: 0161 850 2004
This vacancy will close for applications at midnight on the closing date.
Please see the link below for the Further Particulars document which contains the person specification criteria.