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Research Fellow – Biocurator

Division of Biosciences

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UCL, Gower Street, London, UK


  • Posted on: 15th Dec 2021
  • Salary: £36,770 - £44,388 per annum
  • REF: 1881110
  • Closes: 19th January 2022
  • Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
  • Hours: Full Time, Part Time

Duties and Responsibilities

Applications are invited for a Research Fellow – Biocurator to join PomBase, the model organism database for the fission yeast, Schizosaccharomyces pombe, maintained in collaboration with the Bhler laboratory. The projects aims are to manually curate and integrate molecular, genetic, biochemical and sequence data for fission yeast.

The post is funded for 2 years in the first instance, with possibilities for extension. Part-time work considered.

Key Requirements

Applicants should have a background in biocuration and/or in yeast experimental biology, with a degree in Cell biology, Biochemistry, Genetics or similar field. They should also have skills in data organization and basic bioinformatics, and a passion for reading and interpreting original research. The applicant will need to have a broad understanding of eukaryotic cell biology. Experience of ontology use and/or editing would be an advantage.

Please note: Appointment at Grade 7 is dependent upon having been awarded a PhD; if this is not the case, initial appointment will be at research assistant Grade 6B (Salary 32,217 – 33,958 per annum, including London Allowance) with payment at Grade 7 being backdated to the date of final submission of the PhD thesis (including corrections).

Further Details

Further particulars, including a job description and person specification, can be accessed at the bottom of this page. Please ensure you read these carefully before applying for the post.

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

For informal enquiries about the post please contact Prof. Jrg Bhler at j.bahler@ucl.ac.uk

If you have any queries regarding the application process please contact Biosciences staffing on biosciences.staffing@ucl.ac.uk quoting the vacancy reference number: 1881110

UCL Taking Action for Equality

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

Closing Date

19 Jan 2022

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Our department holds an Athena SWAN Bronze award, in recognition of our commitment to advancing gender equality.

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

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