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Postdoctoral Scientist - Structural Studies - Dr Lori Passmore - LMB 1997

MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology

Location: Cambridge, United Kingdom
Salary: £35,143 per annum
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 16th November 2022
Closes: 13th December 2022
Job Ref: LMB 1997
 

The MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology (LMB) is a research institute within UK Research and Innovation (UKRI). UKRI is an entitythat brings together nine partnersto create an independent organisation with a strong voice for research and innovation, more information can be found at www.ukri.org.

We are looking for two postdoctoral researchers to join Lori Passmore’s group to study mRNA 3’ end processing. This work will build on recent advances in reconstituting the yeast and human machineries, on recent cryoEM structures from the group.

We are looking for enthusiastic scientists with a desire to work on challenging and rewarding projects as part of a friendly and supportive team. The first position will investigate the sequence specificity of CPF and CPSF. The ideal candidate will have a PhD in a relevant subject or be due to complete within 6 months and expertise in high throughput sequencing methodologies. The second position will use cryoEM and other structural methods to investigate the structure of the mRNA 3’-end processing machinery. The ideal candidate will have a PhD in a relevant subject or be due to complete within 6 months and expertise in structural biology and experience with purification of protein complexes.

The successful applicants will be awarded a three-year Career Development Fellowship or Postdoctoral Training Scheme position. This is a training and development position for a Postdoctoral Scientist who has recently completed their doctoral studies, is moving into a new research discipline or has limited experience of key transferable skills. The MRC LMB has excellent scientific core facilities and training opportunities.

For informal enquiries please contact Dr Lori Passmore (passmore@mrc-lmb.cam.ac.uk) or visit http://www2.mrc-lmb.cam.ac.uk/groups/passmore/Home.html for more information.

Working for UKRI provides a whole host of benefits including a defined benefit pension scheme and excellent holiday entitlement (40 ½ days including bank holidays and privilege days). You will also have access to employee shopping and travel discounts, on-site sport and social facilities, as well as a salary sacrifice scheme for cycle to work.

This role qualifies for endorsement by UKRI for a UK Global Talent Visa, for which the successful applicant is likely to be eligible to apply. Immigration costs (visa and health surcharge) can be reclaimed from UKRI after taking up the post (terms and conditions apply).

Interviews will be held early January 2023.

To apply and access full details of the vacancy please visit our job board at https://mrc.tal.net/vx/lang-en-GB/appcentre-1/candidate/postings/2139 .

If you are unable to apply online please contact us at recruit@mrc-lmb.cam.ac.uk. 

Final appointments will be subject to a pre-employment screening.

The Medical Research Council is an Equal Opportunities Employer who participates in the Disability Confident scheme.

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