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Research Associate (Fixed Term)

University of Cambridge - Department of Pathology

Location: Cambridge
Salary: £34,308 to £42,155
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 5th December 2022
Closes: 5th January 2023
Job Ref: PK34534

We are seeking an enthusiastic and dedicated postdoctoral researcher to join Prof Louise Boyle's group (www.teamtapbpr.co.uk) at the Department of Pathology, University of Cambridge. This position, funded by Wellcome, will work towards understanding the molecular mechanisms controlling peptide selection for immune recognition by major histocompatibility complex (MHC) class I molecules.

Postdoctoral candidates will be expected to hold a PhD, or equivalent qualification, in immunology, biochemistry, virology or a related discipline and have a proven track record of success in biomedical research.

Candidates should be highly skilled in mammalian tissue culture, flow cytometry and molecular biology techniques. Prior experience with CRISPR genetic screens and bioinformatics would be advantageous. In-depth knowledge of the MHC class I antigen processing and presentation pathway is desirable.

The successful applicants will become an integral and valued member of an international and multi-disciplinary group. Candidates will be expected to have strong written and oral communication skills as well as the ability to supervise students. Successful candidates will be expected to design and carry out research both independently and as part of a team.

Support for visa applications and fees will be provided where appropriate.

This position is available until 30 September 2025.

The closing date is 5 January 2023.

Interviews are due to take place on 19-20 January 2023.

Once an offer of employment has been accepted, the successful candidate will be required to undergo a health assessment.

Applications are welcome from internal candidates who would like to apply for the role on the basis of a secondment from their current role in the University. 

For further details or informal enquiries please contact Professor Louise Boyle via email (lhb22@cam.ac.uk).

Please quote reference PK34534 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

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