Research Associate

Job Details
Closing Date: 2019-09-16
Institution: University of Manchester
Job Start Date: 2020-01-01
Term: 3 years
Keyword Names: Academic/Research, Research Associate
Salary: £32,236 to £39,609
Line 1: University of Manchester
City: Manchester
Country: United Kingdom

Job Description

Research Associate

Developmental Biology & Medicine, University of Manchester, Manchester, UK


A research group studying blood cell generation is inviting application from candidates with a proven track record of research in molecular and cellular biology for a position of Research Associate. The aim of the proposed project is to investigate the importance of microenvironment cues in the regulation of blood cell specification. The successful applicant will use a range of molecular approaches and the in vitro differentiation of embryonic stem cells as a model system to study how modifying external cues affects the establishment of the haematopoietic system.

Essential skills and experiences

  • PhD or equivalent experience in molecular and cellular biology
  • Strong background in flow cytometry and embryonic stem cell culture is preferred
  • Experience with haematopoietic assays, CRISPR technology
  • Strong publication record in peer reviewed journals will be advantageous

The post is available from 1 January 2020 and will be tenable for 3 years, full time.

The School is committed to promoting equality and diversity, including the Athena SWAN charter for promoting women’s careers in STEMM subjects (science, technology, engineering, mathematics and medicine) in higher education. The School holds a Bronze Award for their commitment to the representation of women in the workplace and we particularly welcome applications from women for this post. All appointments will be made on merit. For further information, please visit:

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

Enquiries about vacancy shortlisting and interviews:
Name: Valerie Kouskoff
Tel: 0161 275 1578
General enquiries:
Tel:  0161 275 4499
Technical support:
Tel:  0161 850 2004

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