Research Associate in the Discovery and testing of novel natural product based antimicrobials isola

United Kingdom
Dec 20, 2017
Jan 15, 2018
Organization Type
University and College
Full Time
We are seeking a highly motivated and talented Postdoctoral Research Associate to join Dr Paul Race's laboratory in the School of Biochemistry, University of Bristol. You will work as part of a multidisciplinary team within the BrisSynBio Synthetic Biology Research Centre, progressing a research project focusing on the discovery and testing of novel natural product based antimicrobials isolated from bacteria from the deep ocean.

You should have, or be close to completing, a PhD in Chemistry, Biochemistry, or Microbiology, and have proven technical skills in bacterial cell culture and genetics, protein biochemistry and molecular biology. This highly collaborative project will involve interaction with national and international collaborators, so it is critical that applicants evidence their willingness and ability to work collaboratively with a range of project partners.

You will benefit from access to cutting-edge facilities and infrastructure at the University of Bristol including equipment housed within the BrisSynBio Synthetic Biology Research Centre and the Bristol Biodesign Institute. The post is for 8 months in the first instance.

For informal enquiries please contact Dr Paul Race, 0117 3311835,

The closing date for applications is midnight on Monday 15 January 2018.


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