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  • No. of Vacancy: N/A
  • Job Location: Manchester, United Kingdom
  • Employment Type: Full Time
  • Salary: £32,236 to £39,609 per annum, depending on experience
  • Gender: Any
  • Age Limit: N/A
  • Experience: N/A
  • Career level: Mid-Senior level
  • Posted On: Jan 2, 2019
  • Application Deadline: Jan 30, 2019

Job Description/Responsibility

  • A position is available in the biomolecular archaeology group that is led by Dr Mike Buckley. The post is funded by an ERC project grant awarded to Prof. Cheryl Makarewicz entitled ASIAPAST based at the University of Kiel but will be conducted at the University of Manchester within the School of Earth and Environmental Sciences. The Postdoctoral Research Assistant will focus on the use of proteomics for the species identification of animal remains collected from numerous archaeological sites across the Eurasian steppe. They will also assemble multitudes of different types of data, and assist in their archiving and management.
  • The successful applicant will hold a PhD relating to biomolecular archaeology, molecular biology or biochemistry, and a track record of research publication in international, peer-reviewed journals. They will also have experience in database management and evidence of appropriate analytical skills for analysing biomolecular data.
  • The successful applicant will be given the opportunity to supervise undergraduate and masters projects.
  • As an equal opportunities employer, we welcome applicants from all sections of the community regardless of gender, ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation and transgender status. All appointments are made on merit.
  • Please note that we are unable to respond to enquiries, accept CVs or applications from Recruitment Agencies

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Enquiries about vacancy shortlisting and interviews:
Dr Mike Buckley
Technical support:
Tel: 0161 850 2004
General enquiries:
Tel: 0161 275 4499
This vacancy will close for applications at midnight on the closing date
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About the Company

Company Name: University of Manchester
Address: Oxford Rd Manchester M13 9PL UK, , UNITED KINGDOM

Company Profile: At Manchester, we work closely with organisations ranging from government bodies to global businesses, from local health services to registered charities. These connections give our research programmes greater, more immediate impact. We turn enthusiasm into achievement and groundbreaking theory into cutting-edge practice. You’ll quickly develop skills, knowledge and experience that will make employers sit up and listen.

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