Research Assistant or Research Officer NeutroCure

Swansea University

Postdoctoral Research Assistant/ Officer NeutroCure


Research Assistant – Grade 7 £31,411 to £35,333 per annum together with USS Benefits

Research Officer – Grade 8 £36,386 per annum together with USS Benefits

Contract: Fixed term until December 2024

Location; Singleton Campus, Swansea

Swansea University’s vision is to transform lives and futures by providing an outstanding academic environment with a balance of excellence between world-class teaching and research, driving impact that is enabled by effective regional and global collaborations.

The Medical School at Swansea University are seeking to appoint a Research Assistant or Postdoctoral Research Officer to work on the NeutroCure project funded by the European Union under Future Emerging Technologies. The role will involve exploring how novel immunomodulatory drugs work in immune cells from people with inflammatory disease conditions. We have a particular interest in biomarkers such as oxysterols and their analysis using mass spectrometry.

The successful candidate must possess a degree in a relevant field (e.g.) Biomedical Science, Analytical Chemistry with experience in in mass spectrometry, inflammation biology and a PhD is desirable. They will have experience of conducting research of publishable quality, and ideally experience of immunological methods such as flow cytometry.

The University is committed to supporting and promoting equality and diversity in all of its practices and activities. We aim to establish an inclusive environment and welcome diverse applications from the following protected characteristics: age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race (including colour, nationality, ethnic and national origin), religion or belief, sex, sexual orientation.

Please note this job is also being advertised to a pool of colleagues internally as part of our University commitment to employee redeployment.  Should this post be filled from this route then you will receive an email confirming this. If you do not receive an email, please assume that your application is still in process.

Applications from current Swansea University staff for a fixed term role who already hold a role within the University will require approval from their line manager and a signed Secondment request form prior to applying for this role.

To access the Secondment request form and details of the University Secondment Policy, please visit  Secondment Policy .

The approved secondment request form should be uploaded along with your CV into the recruitment system. The application will not be progressed without the submission of the approval form. Your application for this role will be reviewed in accordance with Swansea University recruitment procedures.

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