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Research Assistant (Fixed Term)

University of Cambridge - Department of Medicine

Location: Cambridge
Salary: £26,243 to £30,395
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 21st August 2019
Closes: 3rd October 2019
Job Ref: RC20406
 

We are looking to recruit a motivated, full-time research assistant to join Dr. Menna Clatworthy in the University of Cambridge, Department of Medicine (www.med.cam.ac.uk/clatworthy).

The post holder will assist researchers within the Clatworthy research group on a variety of projects, and depending on their level of experience may be given a specific project to work semi-independently on. The post holder will report to the senior post-doc in the group and directly to Dr. Menna Clatworthy. The post holder will assist group members with immunological assays using both primary cell cultures and cell lines (both murine and human) and with murine models of autoimmunity and infection (therefore completion of HO modules 1-3 would be required). The post holder will also play a more general role in organising the availability of consumables within the group and among ongoing research projects.

The appointee will have a minimum Bachelor's degree in biological science, ideally in Science related field, or appropriate experience or equivalent qualification and/or experience. Knowledge of the day to day workings of an immunology laboratory, including microscopy, tissue culture and molecular biology would be desirable.

Informal enquiries can be directed to Dr. Menna Clatworthy (mrc38@cam.ac.uk).

Fixed-term: The funds for this post are available for 2 years 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 and a health assessment.

To apply online for this vacancy and to view further information about the role, please visit: www.jobs.cam.ac.uk/job/22910.

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 email address and phone number, one of which must be your most recent line manager.

Please quote reference RC20406 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

The University actively supports equality, diversity and inclusion and encourages applications from all sections of society.

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

   
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