Institute of Cancer and Genomic Sciences, College of Medical and Dental Sciences
Location: University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham UK
Full time starting salary is normally in the range £31,406 to £40,927, with potential progression once in post to £43,434.
Full Time/ Fixed Term Contract for up to 6 months
Closing date 29 May 2022Background
To create and contribute to the creation of knowledge by undertaking studies of functions of TRAIP ubiquitin ligase in human cellsSummary of Role
Main Duties and Responsibilities
- Work within Wellcome Trust Award for Dr A. Gambus and TRAIP project and contribute to writing bids
- Operate within area of specialism
- Analyse and interpret research findings and results
- Contribute to generating funding
- Contribute to licensing or spin out deals with demonstrated commercial cusses (such as revenues, asset or company sales, IP generated) and/or public understanding of the discipline or similar.
The responsibilities may include some but not all of the responsibilities outlines below.
- Develop research objectives and proposals for own or joint research, with assistance of a mentor if required
- Contribute to writing bids for research funding
- Analyse and interpret data
- Apply knowledge in a way which develops new intellectual understanding
- Disseminate research findings for publication, research seminars etc.
- Supervise students on research related work and provide guidance on PhD students where appropriate to the discipline
- Contribute to developing new models, techniques and methods
- Undertake management/administration arising from research
- Contribute to Departmental/School research-related activities and research related administration
- Contribute to enterprise, business development and/or public engagement activities of manifest benefit to the College and the University, often under supervision of a project leader
- Collect research data; this may be through a variety of research methods, such as scientific experimentation, literature reviews, and research interviews
- Present research outputs, including drafting academic publications or parts thereof, for example at seminars and as posters
- Provide guidance, as required, to support staff and any students who may be assisting with the research
- Deal with the problems that may affect the achievement of research objectives and deadlines
- Promotes equality and values diversity acting as a role model and fostering an inclusive working culture.
- High level analytical capability
- First degree in area of specialism and normally, a higher degree relevant to research area of equivalent qualifications
- Practical knowledge of CRISPR Cas9 technology and AID degron technology
- Experience in FACS, immunostaining, protein biochemistry and cell biology techniques
- Good understanding of DNA replication, replication stress and replication termination field
- Ability to communicate complex information clearly
- Ability to assess resource requirements and use resources affectively
- Understanding of and ability to contribute to broader management/administration processes
- Contribute to the planning and organising of the research programme and/or specific research project
- Co-ordinate own work with other to avoid conflict of duplication of effort
- Knowledge of the protected characteristics of the Equality Act 2010, and how to actively ensure in day to day activity in own area that those with protected characteristics are treated equally and fairly
Further particulars can be found here.
Informal enquires to Dr Aga Gambus, email: A.Gambus@bham.ac.uk
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