|Location:||Cambridge, United Kingdom|
|Salary:||£32,302 to £35,143 per annum pro rata|
|Placed On:||30th January 2023|
|Closes:||13th February 2023|
MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology, Cambridge, UK
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 recruiting a scientific researcher to undertake research investigating the structure and function of ESCRT-III proteins in archaeal cell division. The new position will be located at the MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology in Cambridge, UK within the group of Jan Löwe.
You will be an enthusiastic individual with a PhD in a relevant field of Biology or due to complete within 6 months, with a strong background in structural biology. The goal of the project is to understand the molecular mechanisms employed by ESCRT-III CdvB filaments to divide Sulfolobus cells, through a combination of structural and functional approaches. Experience with cryo-EM will be most helpful, as will be relevant experiences in biochemistry and/or molecular biology.
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).
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/2219 .
If you are unable to apply online please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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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