Baillie lab, Roslin Institute, University of Edinburgh


Opportunities to join us


If you like what we do, and you think you could contribute, please get in touch. Jobs and PhD studentships become available from time to time and we'll post them here, but if there are good candidates out there then it helps to know about them. We're always looking for talented people - we can help you write fellowship applications or try to find support from other sources.

Laboratory research assistant

A position is available for a driven and enthusiastic Research Associate working within the Baillie laboratory at the Roslin Institute. You will conduct and assist with laboratory studies using in vitro models and functional genomics techniques to understand host susceptibility to critical illness with influenza. You will have a degree at Honours or Masters level in Molecular Genetics, Cell Biology or a related subject. Experience of DNA and RNA extraction, flow cytometry, PCR, qPCR, sequencing, western blotting, cloning and genome editing will be desirable.

Salary

The role is grade UE06 and attracts an annual salary of £27,830 to £32,236 (pro rata) for 35 hours each week. This post is available on a fixed term basis, with a working pattern of 35 hours per week for 11 months.

Closing date for applications: 30th October 2018

Click here to read the full job description and submit an application.

Computational research assistant

We have a position available for a driven and enthusiastic Research Associate working within the Baillie laboratory at the Roslin Institute. You will develop and maintain python code and deliver bioinformatics analyses in support of a team of biologists and computational biologists. You will have an Honours or Mater level in Informatics, Data Science, Mathematics, or a related discipline. A strong working knowledge of coding in python is required; experience with high performance computing, mjavascript and data visualisation will be desirable.

Salary

The role is grade UE06 and attracts an annual salary of £27,830 to £32,236 (pro rata) for 35 hours each week. This post is available on a fixed term basis, with a working pattern of 35 hours per week for 11 months.

Closing date for applications: 30th October 2018

Click here to read the full job description and submit an application.

Funding

We are very grateful to recieve funding from the following sources: Wellcome Trust, BBSRC, Intensive Care Society, MRC, NIH.


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