Plant science and microbiology

Stellenanangebot Wissenschaftler in Norwich | Vereinigtes Königreich


Main Purpose of the Job

Research Assistants enhance the output of a research group by providing technical and administrative support to the Group Leader and group members.

Key Relationships

Internal: Line manager, group members and, as necessary, other researchers, research support staff and students across the Institute.

External: Collaborators

Main Activities & Responsibilities

Enhance the output of a research group by executing and refining existing experimental protocols and/or administrative procedures, assisting colleagues with trouble-shooting as necessary
Run key items of equipment providing services and/or techniques, taking responsibility for purchases, maintenance and repairs
Undertake routine administrative tasks, such as maintenance of laboratory supplies and stocks
Mentor/supervise less experienced researchers, encouraging scientific excellence and provide guidance and training on specialised items of equipment
Plan, perform, trouble-shoot and analyse experiments as and when necessary, providing preliminary data
Design and supervise small research projects for students
Ensure research and record keeping is carried out in accordance with good practice, Scientific Integrity and in compliance with local policies and any legal requirements
Assist in the preparation of research proposals and manuscripts, collaborating internally and externally as appropriate
Contribute to the smooth running of the group, including through the effective use of resources, supervision of visitors to the laboratory and assisting with training others, encouraging scientific excellence
Disseminate research findings and establish reputation through participation in national conferences and exhibitions
Support the profile and reputation of the Institute by participating in relevant engagement activities (eg, school visits or open days)
Continually strive for excellence, seeking out and acting on feedback and relevant learning and development opportunities
As agreed with the line manager, any other duties commensurate with the nature of the post, for example, contributing to the work of Institute committees


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Bewerbungsschluss: 15.07.2020

John Innes Centre


Vereinigtes Königreich

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