Research Technician

University of Glasgow
£21,220 - £25,298
03 Oct 2016
20 Oct 2016
Contract Type
Reference Number 014429 Location Garscube Campus College / Service COLLEGE OF MVLS Department RI INFECTION IMMUNITY & INFLAMMATION Job Family Technical And Related Position Type Full Time Salary Range £21,220 - £25,298 Job Purpose We are seeking to appoint a Research Technician, funded by the MRC carrying out research into the molecular basis of the interferon-induced 'antiviral state' and to provide support to other researchers in the laboratory. The post will mainly involve molecular virology research, largely focused on HIV-1 and related primate lentiviruses and how interferon stimulated genes (ISGs) inhibit these viruses. The post will also involve intentional propagation of primate lentiviruses in a containment level 3 (CL-3) environment (prior CL-3 experience is not necessary). In addition, the postholder will undertake a range of technical support activities (such as ordering consumables and making stock solutions) to support the research activities of the laboratory. Terms & Conditions Salary will be on the University’s Technical & Related Grade, level 5, £21,220 - £25,298 per annum. Funding for this full time post is available for up to 7 months in the first instance. Informal enquiries can be made to Dr Sam Wilson ( ) For further details and to submit an electronic application online visit: and look for Reference No 014429 New entrants to the University will be required to serve a probationary period of 6 months. The successful candidate will be eligible to join the National Employment Savings Trust (NEST) Pension Scheme. Ref: 014429, closing date: 23 October 2016. The University has been awarded the Athena SWAN Institutional Bronze Award The University is committed to equality of opportunity in employment. The University of Glasgow, charity number SC004401. This job was originally posted as