Healthspan Research Assistants (HRA) are passionate or curious about research within the field of ageing biology. HRA@Glasgow enables successful applicants to become actively involved in biogerontology-related research at the University of Glasgow.

HRA@GLASGOW 2020 – 2021 Intake

2020 – 2021 HRAs will assist with bioinformatic and/or wet-laboratory research in the laboratories of Dr Adam Dobson and Professor Alberto Sanz, based in the University of Glasgow’s Institute of Molecular, Cell and Systems Biology.
HRAs will have the opportunity to gain a deeper understanding of and contribute towards current research concerning mechanisms of organismal ageing and interventions against ageing. They will also gain broad scientific and interpersonal experience as an active member of a research team within the field of biogerontology-related science.
Applications are open to all non-finalist University of Glasgow undergraduates on a life sciences degree programme. Successful HRAs should be prepared to commit up to a maximum of 10 hours per week, and aware that this commitment will take place during term time. Hours are typically spread across multiple weekdays and occasionally weekends, depending on the nature of task/experiment. Please only apply if you are able to make such a commitment. Please note that this is a voluntary position that will not be funded.
Placement start: TBA
Placement end: HRAs are encouraged to benefit from a long-term placement and should plan their own end-date with their supervisor.
Application deadline: TBA
Applications will be reviewed together following the deadline, and NOT on a rolling basis.
Shortlisted applicants will be invited to an informal interview.

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