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Research Associate (Fixed Term)


A position is available in the lab of Professor David Rubinsztein to work on non-macroautophagic pathways for intracytoplasmic lysosome-mediated protein degradation.

We are looking for a motivated and enthusiastic post-doctoral scientist who will be to work on biochemical and cell biological aspects non-macroautophagic pathways for intracytoplasmic lysosome-mediated protein degradation.

Skills in autophagy, confocal and electron microscopy, primary neuron culture, and experience in non-macroautophagic pathways for intracytoplasmic lysosome-mediated protein degradation, are essential.

Fixed-term: The funds for this post are available for 3 months in the first instance.

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 http://www.cimr.cam.ac.uk .

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.

If you have any informal queries regarding this vacancy, please contact Professor Rubinsztein on dcr1000@cam.ac.uk. For any queries regarding the application process, please contact Charlotte Yelton, HR Supervisor, by email on caay2@cam.ac.uk

Please quote reference SE13536 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

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