|Salary:||£29,605 to £33,966|
|Placed On:||28th September 2023|
|Closes:||26th October 2023|
Applications are invited for a Research Assistant in the McEwan group at the UK Dementia Research Institute, University of Cambridge. The group uses cutting-edge techniques to understand how proteins become misfolded in the brain, and how the immune system can intercept this process. For more information, please visit www.mcewan-lab.com.
The role will involve the use of established assays in tau biology to validate and characterize new molecules as potential therapeutic candidates. The position is industry funded and will involve close collaboration with the Drug Discovery Unit at the University of Dundee. You will be working alongside a postdoctoral researcher to deliver validation of compound efficacy and mechanistic studies in relevant physiological settings. Desirable experience includes cell culture, recombinant protein production, neuronal preparation techniques and confocal microscopy.
You will become a valued member of a world class team working at the forefront of neurodegeneration research.
Fixed-term: The funds for this post are available for 2 years in the first instance.
To apply online for this vacancy and to view further information about the role, please visit: www.jobs.cam.ac.uk/job/43158.
Interview date: To be confirmed
Please ensure that you upload a covering letter and a 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.
Please quote reference ZE38682 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.
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