Research Fellow Applied Microbiology at Liverpool John Moores University

The Faculty of Engineering and Technology, Liverpool John Moores University

Research Fellow Applied Microbiology: £33,797 – £40,323 per annum
Full Time, Fixed term until 31 December 2020
Closing date: 05/04/2020 

Faculty of Engineering and Technology, Liverpool John Moores University is seeking to appoint a Research Fellow in Applied Microbiology to contribute specialist expertise and experience to a research and engineering development project to examine the breakdown of unique recalcitrant compounds in an industrial context. They will act as the lead lab researcher generating data and interpreting the results for dissemination to the research team and will be assisted by the principal investigator who will act as the overall supervisor; dedicated finance and research support from LJMU Professional Services, and a team of Faculty-based co-investigators who will provide complementary expertise in engineering and microbiology.

It is essential that the post holder has an MSc in biosciences or engineering related discipline and strong experience/track record in data science, demonstrated by previous work on extracting/ analysing/ understanding/ classifying data. A high level of experience working with PCR techniques (including independently) to identify micro-organisms to species level would be an advantage, but not essential.

Informal enquiries may be made to E.Loffill@ljmu.ac.uk

The School/ department is committed to promoting equality and diversity, including the Athena SWAN Gender Equality charter for promoting the career of Women in STEM (science, technology, engineering, mathematics) in higher education. We particularly welcome applications from women for this post and all appointments will be made on merit.