Research Assistant

University of Cambridge - Department of Clinical Neurosciences

A research assistant position is available in the Professor Coleman Group at the Brain Repair Centre, Cambridge Biomedical Campus, Department of Clinical Neurosciences.

The Department of Clinical Neurosciences is comprised of 5 Divisions; John van Geest Centre for Brain Repair, Neurology, Neurosurgery, Stem Cell Neurobiology and Wolfson Brain Imaging Centre. 

The post holder will be responsible for contributing to studies of Alzheimer's disease using organotypic brain slice cultures.

As part of the multi-disciplinary team, the successful candidate will facilitate good quality research and support the development of the research team

If you have any questions about this vacancy, please contact Professor Michael Coleman 

Please apply online through the University job pages

Fixed-term: The funds for this post are available for 15 months in the first instance.

Once an offer of employment has been accepted, the successful candidate will be required to undergo a health assessment and a security check.

To apply online for this vacancy and to view further information about the role, please visit: This will take you to the role on the University’s Job Opportunities pages. There you will need to click on the 'Apply online' button and register an account with the University's Web Recruitment System (if you have not already) and log in before completing the online application form.

Please ensure that you upload a covering letter and CV in the Upload section of the online application. If you upload any additional documents which have not been requested, we will not be able to consider these as part of your application.

Closing date for applications is Sunday 11th December 2016

Interviews are likely to be held Monday 19th December or Tuesday 20th December 2016

Please quote reference ZE10801 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

The University values diversity and is committed to equality of opportunity.

The University has a responsibility to ensure that all employees are eligible to live and work in the UK.

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