Research Fellow

United Kingdom
Feb 07, 2018
Mar 06, 2018
Organization Type
University and College
Full Time
The successful applicant will be engaged in the evaluation and development of methods for RNA and transcriptomics testing and the analysis of that data. Strong candidates will have a record of academic achievement including a background or strong interest in biological science, a relevant postgraduate degree, and evidence of independent research. Direct experience of DNA, RNA analysis, statistical skills and experience of working with large-scale genetic data are desirable. Skills in computing and bioinformatics, as well as the handling of large-scale data sets, and an ability to work effectively in a multi-disciplinary environment would be advantageous.

The Human Genetics and Genomic Medicine theme is part of the Human Development and Health (HDH) Academic Unit, part of the Faculty of Medicine and located at Southampton University Hospital site. The appointee will benefit from interaction with the co-located Genomic Informatics group and other groups within HDH undertaking a range of transcriptomic and epigenetic studies in both humans and animal models. The applicant will join a team working in this field.

Applications for Research Fellow positions will be considered from candidates who are working towards or nearing completion of a relevant PhD qualification.  The title of Research Fellow will be applied upon successful completion of the PhD.Prior to the qualification being awarded the title of Senior Research Assistant will be given.

Further information can be found at:

For informal enquiries, contact Professor Diana Baralle ( or 02381206162).

Application procedure:

You should submit your completed online application form at The application deadline will be midnight on the closing date stated above. If you need any assistance, please call Ita Holmes (Recruitment Team) on +44 (0) 23 8059 9002. Please quote reference 969718AF on all correspondence.

The Faculty of Medicine holds an Athena SWAN Silver Award demonstrating commitment to equal opportunities and gender balance in the workplace. The Faculty recognises that applicants may seek flexible working patterns which will be considered as part of the recruitment process. For further information including key benefits designed to help maintain and support employees' well-being and work-life balance, please see our working with us website pages.

We aim to be an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all sections of the community.

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