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Research Associate

Applications are invited for a postdoctoral researcher to work with Professor David C. Rubinsztein and Dr Angeleen Fleming on zebrafish models of tauopathy.

Applicants should have a PhD and/or post-doctoral experience of using zebrafish as a model organism to study tauopathy.

Expertise in compound screening, western blotting, microinjection and in vivo electroporation are essential.

The funding is available for a full-time post to begin immediately and, in the first instance, is available for 6 months.

Once an offer of employment has been accepted, the successful candidate will be required to undergo a basic disclosure (criminal records check) check, a health assessment and a security check.

The Cambridge Institute for Medical Research (CIMR) forms part of the University of Cambridge Clinical School and is based in the Wellcome Trust/MRC Building on the Cambridge Biomedical Campus. The Institute provides modern laboratory accommodation and state of the art research facilities .

As part of the University of Cambridge Clinical School, each Principal Investigator is affiliated to a home department which includes Clinical Biochemistry, Haematology, Medicine, Medical Genetics, Clinical Neurosciences and Pathology.

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.

Informal enquiries regarding this post can be sent to Dr. Angeleen Fleming ( or Professor David Rubinsztein, (

Please quote reference SE12422 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

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