ten UK Biology Departments for research impact in the REF2014. Our
basic science underpins applications across each-and-every sector
of the bio-economy, including Biotechnology, Ecology and
Agritechnology. Research programmes are grouped in the following
areas: Molecular Plant Sciences; Biomolecular Interactions;
Ecology, Evolution and Environment; and Animal Cells and Systems.
The Dept. of Biosciences partners with other areas of research
strength in Durham University including Computational Sciences and
Chemistry, and encourages multidisciplinary research for Health and
Wellbeing. Durham University was listed in the Times Higher World
Top 50 Life Science Challengers (July 2017). The Department holds
an Athena SWAN Bronze award. Athena SWAN is a national initiative
that recognises the advancement of gender equality, representation
and progression. The Role
Applications are invited for a
Postdoctoral Research Associate in Bioinformatics with a particular
emphasis on Alternative Splicing Analysis.
The successful applicant will be
expected to analyse RNA-seq data from a number of patient derived
PRPF8 and PRPF31 Retinitis pigmentosa cell-lines and isogenic
controls for differential isoform usage and correlate it with
CLIP-Seq. Integrative data analysis to include proteomics data may
also be undertaken.
post is fixed term for 18 months, as funding is available for this
fixed period only.
post-holder is employed to work on research/a research project
which will be led by another colleague.
Successful applicants will, ideally, be in post during October
informal enquiries please contact Dr Sushma Grellscheid, All
enquiries will be treated in the strictest confidence.
All applicants are asked to submit: A CV and covering letter which
details your experience, strengths and potential. Shortlisted
candidates will be invited for interview and assessment.
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