Research Associate (Fixed Term)

University of Cambridge - Department of Medicine

Our laboratory studies genetically-affected pathways that predispose for immune-related diseases. We are looking for a Research Associate with a background in immunology, cell biology, biochemistry and/or molecular biology to join our group. We hope to recruit a colleague who shares our passion for discovery and who looks for an exciting challenge within a multidisciplinary group. Experience in immuno-metabolism would be desirable.

Our lab is located at the Cambridge Biomedical Campus at Addenbrooke's Hospital (for more info, see, and part of the Div of Gastroenterology at the Dept of Medicine. Our research is funded by the Wellcome Trust and the European Research Council, and we enjoy several excellent collaborations on campus and with groups at the Babraham and Sanger Institutes.

For informal enquiries please contact Professor Arthur Kaser (

Fixed-term: The funds for this post are available for 12 months 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 3rd of May 2018, with interviews yet to be confirmed by the department.

Please quote reference RC15199 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

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