Research Associate/Fellow in Respiratory Medicine
University of Nottingham Department of Respiratory Medicine
United Kingdom

Research Associate/Fellow (part time/fixed term)

Closing Date
Thursday, 20th May 2021
Job Type
Respiratory Medicine
£27511 to £33797 per annum, pro rata depending on skills and experience (minimum £30942 with relevant PhD).

The post will have specific responsibility for research, for developing research objectives and proposals for a research project in Respiratory Epigenetics. 

You will be expected to plan and conduct work using approaches or methodologies and techniques appropriate to the type of research, and will be responsible for writing up work for publication and contribute to dissemination at national and international conferences. You will join an established team, led by Rachel Clifford and Alan Knox, whose main areas of research interest include epigenetic mechanisms of respiratory disease and cell free DNA function and biomarker capacity in respiratory disease. You will have the opportunity to use your initiative and creativity to identify areas for research, and to develop research methods and extend your research portfolio. You will be required to resolve problems in meeting research objectives and deadlines in collaboration with others. To identify opportunities and assist in writing bids for research grant applications. Prepare proposals and applications to both external and/or internal bodies for funding, contractual or accreditation purposes. There will also be an element of student supervision, involvement in postgraduate research projects and student assessment. 

The post is offered on a fixed term, part time basis of 21.75 hours per week until 31st March 2022. 

Informal enquiries may be addressed to Rachel Clifford, via email where you can also request a brief Teams call. Please note that applications sent directly to this email address will not be accepted.

Our University has always been a supportive, inclusive, caring and positive community. We warmly welcome those of different cultures, ethnicities and beliefs – indeed this very diversity is vital to our success, it is fundamental to our values and enriches life on campus. We welcome applications from UK, Europe and from across the globe. For more information on the support we offer our international colleagues, see our Moving to Nottingham pages.

For all successful international applicants, including EU/EEA applicants from January 2021, we offer an interest-free loan to help cover the cost of immigration-related expenses to the UK, including visas and the NHS surcharge. For more information download our Support with Immigration Expenses document.

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