Postgraduate Research Assistantship


Grade 6: Salary £ 25,751 - £30,747 p.a.

Applications are invited for a temporary (6 months) postgraduate Research Assistant to join the Gene Medicine Group.

We are working towards developing a gene therapy for Cystic Fibrosis lung disease, as part of the UK Cystic Fibrosis Gene Therapy Consortium and we require an enthusiastic and highly motivated individual who will enjoy working as part of our skilled team. This is an excellent opportunity to be involved in the translation of medical research into the clinic.

The successful candidate will possess a Home Office Personal Licence and have practical experience in aerosol delivery of therapeutics to lung models. Previous experience in formulation of gene transfer agents and detection of transgene expression is essential.

The post is available from January 1st 2011 for 6 months. An application form and job description may be obtained via e-mail: 

Applications submitted without the completed application form will not be considered. Please quote H410009 in all correspondence.

The closing date for applications is Friday 3rd December, 2010.

As an Equal Opportunity employer, we positively encourage applications from people of all backgrounds.


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