Research Associate in Maternal and Fetal Health Trophoblast and Placental Function

University of Manchester

We are excited to offer this exciting opportunity for a research assistant to join the Maternal and Fetal Health Research team

The purpose of the research is to expand understanding of the effects of pollution on trophoblast function and maternal health in general.

The successful candidate will be required to work across disciplines within the Respire consortium. This will involve being able to perform advance trophoblast laboratory science experiments, interacting with pregnant women, working with atmospheric scientists and environmental epidemiologists. Experience in laboratory pregnancy research and in the effects of agents on trophoblast and placental function are essential.

As an equal opportunities employer we welcome applicants from all sections of the community regardless of age, sex, gender (or gender identity), ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation and transgender status.  All appointments are made on merit.

Our University is positive about flexible working – you can find out more here

Blended working arrangements may be considered

Please note that we are unable to respond to enquiries, accept CVs or applications from Recruitment Agencies.

Enquiries about the vacancy, shortlisting and interviews:

Name: Ed Johnstone

Email: [email protected]

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This vacancy will close for applications at midnight on the closing date.

Please see the link below for the Further Particulars document which contains the person specification criteria.

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