|Institution:||University of Birmingham|
|Term:||ntil 31st December 2019|
|Salary:||£22,722 to £24,411|
|Line 1:||University of Birmingham|
We have funding to support a research technician SB500 through an MRC project grant MR/P001874/1, “Determining the potential universal applicability of a diurnal response to vaccination and the associated circadian immune processes” The technician will support the project by being involved in animal experiments and laboratory analyses, analysing immune cell activation using flow cytometry, real time PCR, fluorescence microscopy and ELISA.
Research – 75%
The candidate will support a MRC project grant to Janet Lord and Kai-Michael Toellner on the regulation of diurnal variation of the vaccine response in mice and will work directly with KMT and be embedded in his lab group in the UoB Medical School Institute of Biomedical Research.
The candidate will analyse B cell responses to vaccination in mice:
The technician will already be proficient in these techniques, or will be able to use and apply these techniques independently after being trained by experienced members of the lab.
This knowledge is to be gained from extensive practical experience and formal qualifications.
The technical and/or other skills will vary according to the work area and support the requirements of research group(s) working within the area. However it is expected that all appropriate/required knowledge/skill base will be delivered at the “higher level” and include but are not restricted/limited to the following: