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Research Assistant

Division of Biosciences

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UCL, Gower Street, London, UK


  • Posted on: 04th Nov 2021
  • Salary: £32,217 per annum
  • REF: 1880218
  • Closes: 18th November 2021
  • Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
  • Hours: Full Time, Part Time

Duties and Responsibilities

The successful candidate will work with Dr Gabriella Heller in close collaboration with the group of Prof D. Flemming Hansen in the Department of Structural and Molecular Biology at University College London. As part of our team, you will play a key role in the production of viral intrinsically disordered proteins to understand their structures, functions, and druggabilities. In particular, you will produce these proteins using cloning, expression, and purification techniques.

The post is funded until 01 August 2022 in the first instance.

Key Requirements

Candidates must have a strong background in biochemistry and molecular biology and experience in production of disordered proteins.

Further Details

A job description and person specification can be accessed at the bottom of this page.

To apply for the vacancy please click on the Apply Now button below.

For informal enquiries about the post please contact Dr Gabriella Heller at g.heller@ucl.ac.uk.

If you have any queries regarding the application process please contact Biosciences staffing at biosciences.staffing@ucl.ac.uk quoting the vacancy reference number: 1880218.

UCL Taking Action for Equality

We will consider applications to work on a part-time, flexible and job share basis wherever possible.

Closing Date

18 Nov 2021

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This appointment is subject to UCL Terms and Conditions of Service for Research and Support Staff.

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