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Research Associate (Fixed Term)

Fixed-term: The funds for this post are available for 1 year in the first instance.

A position is open for a Post Doctoral Research Associate (PDRA) at the Department of Chemistry at the University of Cambridge working with Professors Tuomas Knowles and Christopher Dobson on the study of the differences in the aggregation behaviour of functional and pathological amyloid systems.

Applicants should have demonstrated expertise in protein science, including protein expression. Knowledge of protein aggregation assays would also be highly desirable.

The successful candidate will hold, or should be about to obtain, a PhD in Chemistry or Biochemistry.

To apply online for this vacancy, please click on the 'Apply' button below. This will route you to the University's Web Recruitment System, where you will need to register an account (if you have not already) and log in before completing the online application form.

Please ensure that you upload your Curriculum Vitae (CV), a covering letter and publications list in the upload section of the online application. If you upload any additional documents that have not been requested, we will not be able to consider these as part of your application.

For queries regarding the post, please contact Camilla Jefferies

Please quote reference MA12020 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

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