|Salary:||£27,929 to £32,348 p.a.|
|Placed On:||8th February 2023|
|Closes:||22nd February 2023|
We are offering an exciting opportunity for a research assistant with a background in human nutrition to support clinical research in the Metabolic Translational Research Facility located at Addenbrookes Hospital, Cambridge.
The Wellcome-Trust MRC Institute of Metabolic Science is one of the world's leading Centres for pioneering research in Metabolism. Our vision is to take scientific advances forward to develop new treatments for obesity and diabetes. Funded by the Wellcome Trust, we have established, state-of-the-art Clinical Research Facilities with 8 beds dedicated to experimental medicine studies and trials.
We are looking to recruit a highly motivated research assistant who will support clinical research activity on this unit having direct involvement in a number of research studies.
The post-holder will contribute to the design and preparation of meals with different macronutrient contents for specific research study needs. They will be trained to carry out metabolic measurements and specialist behavioural and physiological tests. The post-holder will be involved in processing blood and tissue samples taken as part of clinical research studies and will be responsible for ordering and maintenance of some core equipment. You will be required to enter and handle clinical data and support the team with administration tasks, so excellent IT and organisational skills are essential.
You will have a degree in Nutrition, Dietetics, Physiology or a related subject.
Fixed-term: The funds for this post are available for 1 years in the first instance.
Once an offer of employment has been accepted, the successful candidate will be required to undergo a basic disclosure (criminal records check) check and a health assessment. This appointment also requires a Research Passport application.
We welcome applications from individuals who wish to be considered for part-time working or other flexible working arrangements.
To apply online for this vacancy and to view further information about the role, please visit: http://www.jobs.cam.ac.uk/job/39428.
Please ensure that you upload a covering letter and CV in the Upload section of the online application. The covering letter should outline how you match the criteria for the post and why you are applying for this role. If you upload any additional documents which have not been requested, we will not be able to consider these as part of your application.
Please include details of your referees, including email address and phone number, one of which must be your most recent line manager.
Closing date: 22nd February 2023
Date of interview: W/C 6th March 2023
Please quote reference RG35347 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.
The University actively supports equality, diversity and inclusion and encourages applications from all sections of society.
The University has a responsibility to ensure that all employees are eligible to live and work in the UK.
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