Research assistant position in vascular biology

Posted on January 31,

The G.Costa lab, Queen’s University of Belfast, is recruiting an enthusiastic and motivated research assistant who will support projects related to RNA biology in the context of blood vessel formation. The successful candidate will be an integral pillar within the team, who will run experiments, support diverse projects, and help with lab organisation and procurement.

The post is suited to applicants with a meticulous work ethic and a team-player approach to lab work. The successful candidate will be offered support to access diverse training and career development opportunities. The post is initially available for two years, with the opportunity for renewal for two additional years.

The successful candidate must have

An Honours degree in a subject relevant to research activity (e.g., biology, biomedical sciences, biochemistry).  

One year’s recent hands-on experience in at least 2 of the following:

  • Cell culture
  • Fluorescence microscopy
  • Protein work (e.g. mass spectrometry, immunoprecipitation)
  • RNA work (e.g. RNA isolation, cDNA synthesis)

Apply until 20th February 2023: