Research Technician in Microbial Biochemistry ~

19 de agosto de 2004

Research Technician in Microbial Biochemistry

Starting Salary up to £17453 pa
Fixed term until 31 October 2007
A research technician is required to work on an exciting new project to investigate the biological oxidation of methane and to develop novel biocatalysts for remediation of environmental pollutants. This is a three-year project funded via a BBSRC grant to Dr Tom Smith at Sheffield Hallam University and Prof Colin Murrell at the University of Warwick. The successful applicant will be based in Sheffield and will screen and analyse mutants of methane monooxygenase, a bacterial enzyme that oxidises methane and a range of hydrocarbon and chlorinated pollutants. Applicants should hold at least a BSc or equivalent degree in a biology- or chemistry-related subject. Experience of one or more of the following techniques is desirable but not essential: microbiology, molecular biology and gas chromatograpy.

The closing date for applications is 03/09/04 and interviews are scheduled for the week commencing 13/09/04. The appointment will commence on 04/10/04 or as soon as possible thereafter.
For an informal discussion, please contact Dr Tom Smith on 0114 225 3042 or e-mail
Please quote reference 400/04
Closing date 3 September 2004
Further information and application forms are available from or telephone 0114 225 3950 or email
Human Resources Department
Sheffield Hallam University, City Campus
Howard Street, Sheffield S1 1WB

Please be aware we only accept completed Sheffield Hallam University application forms. Please do not send CV’s.
Job share applicants welcome
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