Research Assistant - Database Curator
We're unique. Thanks to the incredible donors on our register, our pioneering research and our passionate fundraisers, we give the chance of life to three people a day.
But we won't stop there. We want to be there for everyone who needs a transplant; from finding a match, through every step of a patient's transplant journey. And together we can reach the remarkable day when we can save the lives of everyone with blood cancer.
And now we want you to join our lifesaving team. We are looking for a Research Assistant - Database Curator to join our small research team.
You will carry out daily updating of the HLA and KIR sequence databases: the central repositories for HLA and KIR sequence data worldwide. In addition, this role includes processing and checking new submissions, producing regular reports and preparing files for releases of the databases.
A degree in a Biological Science (or equivalent) and a meticulous attention to detail are both essential, whilst a working knowledge of MacOS and/or Ubuntu would be ideal. An interest in (or experience of) computerised data handling systems and experience of the HLA or KIR fields would also be an advantage.
Informal enquiries can be made to Professor Steven GE Marsh or James Robinson on Tel: or email: or
The position is available immediately and is funded for 3 years in the first instance.
Release your remarkable, join our team and give someone a chance of life.
Anthony Nolan is an equal opportunities & living wage accredited employer
All applicants must be able to demonstrate the right to work in the UK