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Postdoctoral Research Scientist

Babraham Institute

Location: Cambridge
Salary: £31,100 to £36,500 per annum (depending on experience)
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 27th September 2019
Closes: 29th October 2019

The Babraham Institute is a charity which is world renowned for its research in life sciences to enhance lives and improve wellbeing.

We are seeking a talented, highly motivated and experienced Postdoctoral Research Scientist to investigate how ectopic germinal centres form and function in non-lymphoid tissues.

Ideal candidates will take ownership of their project and drive it forward with critical thinking and enthusiasm.

This project will build on a recent publication from the laboratory: (

Applicants must have a background in immunology with PhD training in either immunology, or a related field (for example cellular or molecular biology or biochemistry). Knowledge of molecular biology and experience in flow cytometry are required, with experience in bioinformatics an advantage.

The successful candidate will participate in an active programme of group meetings and departmental seminars, presenting their own data on a rotational basis, and will have the opportunity to attend scientific conferences to present their work.

Potential candidates are encouraged to contact Michelle Linterman ( to discuss the project in more detail.

This is a limited term appointment with funding for this post available for a period of three years in the first instance.

For more information on the work of the group, please visit:

Applicants must hold a PhD or have their thesis submitted when commencing the post. Please note that you will be appointed on the starting salary of £30,000 per annum, if you have not yet been awarded your PhD.

Closing date for applications is Tuesday 29th October 2019

Interviews will take place w/c Monday 4th November 2019.

For further details about this position or to apply online visit here.

Further information about the Institute can also be found on our website (

No agencies please.

The Babraham Institute holds a silver Athena SWAN award and is committed to promoting and developing a culture of excellence, diversity and mutual respect that supports the Institute’s ambitions and attracts highly motivated and talented people.

The Babraham Institute is a Disability Confident Employer and has a positive approach to employing disabled people.

The Babraham Institute receives strategic funding from the Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council and is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

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