Research Assistant/Associate

University of Cambridge - Department of Clinical Neurosciences

Research Assistant - £25,728 - £30,688

Research Associate - £31,604 - £38,883

Applications are invited for a research assistant/research associate position funded by the Innovative Medicine Initiative (IMI) "IMPRIND", to investigate the spreading and its inhibition of protein aggregates using human IPSC derived neurons.

Applicants must have 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 (

Fixed-term: The funds for this post are available until 28 February 2021 in the first instance.

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. The covering letter should outline how you match the criteria for the post and why you are applying for this role. 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 e-mail address and phone number, one of which must be your most recent line manager.

Please quote reference ZE14244 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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