Location UK / Belfast
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Updated 6 days ago
Excellent opportunity for a Research Assistant based in Belfast
School of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering
Queen’s University Belfast is one of the leading universities in the UK and Ireland, with a distinguished heritage and history. With over 24,000 students, 3,700 staff and an annual turnover of some £300m, Queen’s University Belfast plays a unique leadership role in Northern Ireland. As a member of the Russell Group of UK research-intensive universities, Queen’s University Belfast combines excellence in research and education with a student centred ethos.
Within the School of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering we require a Research Assistant for a period of 6 months.
The work encompasses developing and applying computational chemistry/biology approaches to engineer enzymes to achieve desirable functions, in support of multiple enzyme evolution projects with close collaboration with biologists and chemists. Additionally, the successful applicant will be expected to contribute to the day to day running of the computer laboratory. The successful applicant will be expected to work at Almac Sciences Ltd. in Craigavon, as required by the project. This post is available until 30 March 2019.
The position has specifications on the following topics:
Our five core values (Integrity, Connected, Ambition, Respect, Excellence) have been developed by staff and students. They express our shared understanding of what we believe, how we aim to behave and what we aspire to be as an international organisation.
The successful candidate must have:
Further information about the School can be found at www.qub.ac.uk/schools/SchoolofChemistryandChemicalEngineering/
Anticipated interview date: Monday 7 January 2019
Salary scale: £27,831 – £32,236 per annum (potential to progress to £35,210 per annum through sustained exceptional contribution)
Closing date: Tuesday 18 December 2018
For full criteria and to apply please click on the APPLY NOW button below. You must clearly demonstrate how you are meeting the criteria on your application.
The University is committed to equality of opportunity and to selection on merit. It therefore welcomes applications from all sections of society and particularly welcomes applications from people with a disability
Fixed term contract posts are available for the stated period in the first instance but in particular circumstances may be renewed or made permanent subject to availability of funding