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KTP Scientist (Biomolecular) - role with Newcastle University and Croda

Salary: up to £28,300 plus substantial training package
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Duration: The post is fixed-term for a duration of 21 months.

Based at Croda and Newcastle University, you will help to achieve the Knowledge Transfer Partnership’s objectives to determine the biochemical effects of aspects of the electromagnetic spectrum on biomarkers of skin function and its commercial application towards the modulation and intervention of such effects.

Candidates must have a PhD in Biomolecular Sciences or similar with experience in Cell and Molecular Biology (including Mitochondrial Biology and/or Photobiology) preferably within a skin related field. The successful candidate will be tenacious, have good interpersonal, communication and team working skills and the ability to use their own initiative when required. Personal motivation, drive, good planning and organisation skills and the ability to work to tight deadlines are essential.
The position comes with benefits including a £3,500 individual training budget, excellent management training and the opportunity to undertake a Higher Degree. With the support of academic experts, company and KTP Advisers, this is an excellent opportunity which will present an extremely interesting, varied and challenging role.

Croda is the name behind the high-performance ingredients in some of the biggest, most successful brands in the world, creating products that are relied on by industries and consumers worldwide. The company has approximately 3500+ employees working across 18 manufacturing sites and in offices in over 30 countries. Market sectors served include Personal Care, Crop Care, Home Care, Health Care, Geo Technologies, Industrial Chemicals, Polymer Additives, Coatings and Polymers and Lubricants.

The post is fixed-term for a duration of 21 months.

Closing date for applications: 19 February 2015

For further details about Knowledge Transfer Partnerships please visit our Research and Enterprise Service web page at: http://www.ncl.ac.uk/res/knowledge/ktp/index.htm

For further details about Newcastle University please visit our information page at: http://www.ncl.ac.uk/about/

For further details on the Faculty of Medical Sciences (Newcastle Biomedicine) please visit the web page at: http://www.ncl.ac.uk/biomedicine/

For further details on the Institute of Cellular Medicine please visit the web page at: http://www.ncl.ac.uk/icm/

For further details on about Croda please visit our information page at: www.croda.com/

For full details about this vacancy and essential information on how to apply, visit our Job Vacancies web page at: http://www.ncl.ac.uk/vacancies/jobs

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