Research Assistant


We are seeking a highly motivated and proactive Research Assistant to work in the Baird laboratory undertaking research into the biology of telomeres. Working as part of a large research team, with long-term funding from Cancer Research UK, the US NIH and others, the successful applicant will work on the impact that telomere dysfunction has on the evolving cancer genome and use this knowledge for clinical translation.

For informal enquiries, please contact Professor Duncan Baird – [email protected]

This post is full-time (35 hours per week), fixed term until 31 March 2023 and available immediately.

Salary: £27,511 – £31,866 per annum (Grade 5).

Date advert posted: Thursday, 21 November 2019

Closing date: Sunday, 8 December 2019

Cardiff University is committed to supporting and promoting equality and diversity and to creating an inclusive working environment. We believe this can be achieved through attracting, developing, and retaining a diverse range of staff from many different backgrounds. We therefore welcome applicants from all sections of the community regardless of sex, ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation, trans identity, relationship status, religion or belief, caring responsibilities, or age. In supporting our employees to achieve a balance between their work and their personal lives, we will also consider proposals for flexible working or job share arrangements.