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Research Assistant: Genomics

School of Applied Sciences

Location:  Brighton - Moulsecoomb
Salary:  £27,929 to £31,411 per annum
Contract Length: 6 months
Closing Date:  Friday 09 December 2022
Reference:  AP5038-22-483

We are excited to offer the opportunity for an innovative and driven individual to join our friendly, welcoming, supportive and inclusive team within the Genomics unit as a Research Assistant for six months in the first instance with the possibility of extension depending on funding.

You will be working with Professor Rameen Shakur and his group and will be responsible for supporting genomics research and instigating lab protocols for sequencing, preparing DNA and RNA library samples and using your problem solving skills to overcome experimental issues and solve logistical issues.  

You will be a team player and able to work under Prof. Shakur's direction.  You will be supporting the research group in undertaking research, analysis and/or evaluation of projects.

This is a full-time, fixed-term position for 6 months.

For informal discussions please email Prof. Shakur at

We hold a Silver Athena Swan award and hold a Bronze Race Charter Mark and welcome applications from women and people of colour.

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The University is committed to an inclusive environment which embraces equality and diversity in our working, learning, research and teaching environment. We particularly encourage applicants from Minority Ethnic backgrounds because the university is underrepresented by Minority Ethnic staff.

Further information about working for us, as well as the wide range of benefits we offer, can be found in the working with us section of our vacancies page.



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