Research Associate

University of Cambridge - Department of Medicine

Applications are invited for a post-doctoral research associate post in the Division of Cardiovascular Medicine ( This post is funded by a BHF programme grant to Professor Martin Bennett (

The work will focus on the causes and consequences of cell death, cell division and cell senescence in vascular disease (see Nature Med. 2006 12:1075-80, Circ Res. 2015 116:816-26, Circulation 2015 132:1909-19) with a particular focus on DNA damage responses. Experience in cell and molecular biology is required.

Informal enquiries to Professor Martin Bennett (tel. 44 (0)1223 331504, e-mail are strongly encouraged.

Fixed-term: The funds for this post are available until 31 March 2020 in the first instance.

Once an offer of employment has been accepted, the successful candidate will be required to undergo a basic disclosure (criminal records check) check, 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.

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

Closing date for applications is the 6th November 2017, with interview dates yet to be confirmed by the department.

Please quote reference RC13596 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

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