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Research Assistant (Part Time, Fixed Term)


Applications are invited for a 0.8 FTE position of Research Assistant to join the Cambridge Blood and Stem Cell Biobank, which works closely with academic research groups and the regional Haemato-oncology Diagnostic Service at the Cambridge Biomedical Campus.

You will have organisational skills, a flexible approach to work, and the ability to work independently as well as part of a team. The majority of the work will involve the processing and banking of cellular subsets from patients with haematological malignancies, including cell sorting, cell culture and molecular biology. Experience of these techniques would be an advantage but is not essential.

The successful applicant should have a degree (or equivalent) in an appropriate biological subject or substantial basic laboratory experience.

Chris Caulfield is responsible for the recruitment for this post and can be contacted at haemhr@hermes.cam.ac.uk.

Fixed-term: The funds for this post are available until 31 December 2020 in the first instance.

Once an offer of employment has been accepted, the successful candidate will be required to undergo a health assessment.

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 a covering letter and CV in the Upload section of the online application. 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.

Closing date for applications is the 17th December 2017 with interviews taking place in early January 2018.

Please quote reference RB14219 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

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