|Salary:||£27,116 to £31,406 pro rata|
|Placed On:||6th June 2022|
|Closes:||29th June 2022|
The laboratory of Professor Susan Ozanne (http://www.mrl.ims.cam.ac.uk/research/principal-investigators/susan-ozanne/) is seeking a part time senior research technician. Our main research interest is in understanding how obesity and impaired glucose tolerance during pregnancy impacts on offspring cardio-metabolic health. We are particularly interested in establishing intervention strategies in the mother that improve both maternal and offspring cardiovascular and metabolic health. Supported by the British Heart Foundation, this post will provide technical and lab managerial support to a study addressing the effects of interventions that are used to treat gestational diabetes.
Applicants should have a background in working in labs carrying out physiological and molecular studies and will have the following responsibilities:
- Perform cell culture, immunoassays, western blotting, RT-PCR and other techniques according to the direction of the project
- Assist with rodent colony management
- Train new members of the laboratory in laboratory procedures and routine experimental techniques
- Maintain and update laboratory records (including safety documentation and freezer inventories)
- Assist other members of the research team to carry out rodent cardiometabolic phenotyping
- Monitor laboratory resources and place orders Other information This position is based at the Wellcome Trust-MRC Institute of Metabolic Science (https://www.ims.cam.ac.uk/) at the University of Cambridge, which provides a highly collaborative and stimulating environment.
Informal inquiries about this position should be directed to Prof Susan Ozanne at email@example.com with reference number RG30471 in the subject line.
Fixed-term: The funds for this post are available until 31 December 2024 in the first instance.
Once an offer of employment has been accepted, the successful candidate will be required to undergo a health assessment and a security check.
Closing Date: 29th June 2022
Interview Date: to be confirmed
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