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The University of Dundee is one of the leading universities in Europe for research in Life Sciences. In the most recent UK-wide assessment of research quality in UK higher education institutions – REF2014 –Dundee was ranked the top University in Biological Sciences. More recent rankings widely recognized as indicators of scientific excellence place Dundee high in their rankings. The CWTS Leiden Ranking 2019 for Biomedical and Health Sciences Impact places Dundee is 1st in the UK and Europe, 5th in the World as judged by ‘citations-per-paper’, one of the most widely recognized metrics of scientific excellence. This year’s ‘The State of Innovation’ report by Clarivate Analytics ranks Dundee as the most influential scientific research institution in the world for pharmaceuticals for the period 2006-16. The School enjoys a reputation as one of the most dynamic international centres for molecular cell biology, with outstanding laboratory and technology facilities.

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Part-Time Laboratory Assistants (2 posts)

Post 1:- 18.125 hours per week, worked mornings Monday-Friday.
Post 2:- 18.125 hours per week, worked afternoons Monday-Friday.

Working as part of the Washup Services Team within the College of Life Sciences, duties include the collection and cleaning of laboratory glassware and the safe disposal of laboratory waste. The post involves the operation of autoclaves and glass washers.

No formal qualifications are required. On the job training will be provided.

These positions are available for 6 months.


Summary of Job Purpose and Principal Duties

Applications are invited for a full-time Technical position based within the SCottish Institute for ceLL Signalling (SCILLS) directed by Sir Philip Cohen. The successful applicant will join the Protein Production and Assay Development Team and the work involves expression, purification, quality control and assay development of proteins.

Summary of Skills, Experience and Qualifications