|Salary:||£37,500 per annum|
|Placed On:||20th September 2023|
|Closes:||18th October 2023|
|Job Ref:||LMB 2250|
Fixed-term, 3 years
MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology, Cambridge, UK
Applications are invited for two Postdoctoral Scientist/ Career Development Fellow positions in the Light Microscopy Facility at the MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology (LMB), Cambridge.
The primary function of these positions is to develop and support the use of state-of-the-art light microscopy techniques within the LMB. The role involves training facility users on a wide variety of light microscopy systems and scientific collaboration with those users in aspects of experiment design and technique development leading to improved research outcomes.
The facility offers a broad range of instruments including confocal microscopes, super resolution imaging systems, single molecule fluorescence microscopes, high resolution light sheet microscopy and high content automated imagers.
The positions offer the postholders the opportunity to learn and develop light microscopy expertise to a very high level in a vibrant and diverse scientific environment. The light microscopy work is supported by an integrated team of image analysts and the postholders will further learn and benefit from their interaction with these specialists.
Applicants should have a PhD in a relevant subject or be due to complete PhD within 6 months of applying. Evidence of an advanced light microscopy component in such a relevant PhD or experience in the use of light microscopy in a research setting is desirable.
For informal enquiries about the role please contact Dr Nick Barry at firstname.lastname@example.org.
We are looking for two Postdoctoral Scientists for our 3-year Career Development Fellowship/ Postdoctoral Training Scheme. This is a training and development position suitable for you if you have recently completed your doctoral studies, or you are looking to move into a new research discipline and/or need to further develop your research skills. Working with our world class scientists you will be working in an Institute renowned for its excellent scientific facilities and high-quality research.
The LMB has a collaborative working culture and state-of-the-art building based on the Cambridge Biomedical Campus. We have a staff restaurant with roof terrace, on-site nursery, sports and social facilities. You will be eligible to join our defined benefit pension scheme with an employer contribution of 16%, holiday entitlement of 40.5 days (including bank holidays and privilege days) and a generous employee discount scheme. We are also committed to providing training and development opportunities including support towards role-related qualifications.
The LMB is a world-class research institute within UK Research and Innovation (UKRI). UKRI is an entity that brings together nine research and innovation partners, more information can be found at www.ukri.org and www.mrc-lmb.cam.ac.uk.
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 can be reclaimed from UKRI after taking up the post (terms and conditions apply).
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Final appointments will be subject to a pre-employment screening.
We actively support equality, diversity and inclusion. We therefore, particularly welcome women, minority ethnic and disabled candidates to apply for this vacancy as they are currently under-represented. We are a disability inclusive employer and encourage disabled people to apply for this role.
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