Research Associate

University of Cambridge - Department of Clinical Neurosciences

Applications are invited for a three years post-doctoral research associate position funded by the Innovative Medicine Initiative (IMI) "IMPRIND" available from October 1st 2017, to investigate the spreading and its inhibition of protein aggregates using human IPSC derived neurons.

Applicants must have a PhD (or equivalent) with a proven track record in cell culture, protein chemistry and knowledge of neurodegenerative diseases. The preferred candidate will also have knowledge of protein aggregation.

Informal enquiries should be addressed to Professor Maria Grazia Spillantini (mgs11@cam.ac.uk)

Fixed-term: The funds for this post are available for 36 months in the first instance.

To apply online for this vacancy and to view further information about the role, please visit: http://www.jobs.cam.ac.uk/job/14857. 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.

Please include details of your referees, including email address and phone number, one of which must be your most recent line manager.

The closing date for applications is the 26th September 2017 with interviews yet to be confirmed by the department.

Please quote reference ZE13192 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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