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Research Associate in Cryo-TEM of Agglomerated Protein Based Drugs (Fixed Term)

A position exists, for a Research Associate in the Department of Engineering, to work in the area of TEM of agglomerated protein based drugs.

The post holder will be located in the Nanoscience Centre, West Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, UK.

The key responsibilities and duties are expertise with transmission electron microscopy and preferably also cryo-em. Preparing results/writing articles: the primary output of this project will be publication of research in high impact factor journals. MedImmune will require regular reporting which will also be a responsibility of the post holder.

The skills, qualifications and experience required to perform the role are: Applicants must have a PhD in Physics, Chemistry or Engineering. Applicants must be skilled in transmission electron microscopy and preferably also cryo-em.

Salary Range: Research Associate: £31,604 - £38,833.

Fixed-term: The funds for this post are available for 12 months 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 your Curriculum Vitae (CV) and a covering letter 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 submit your application by midnight on the closing date.

If you have any questions about this vacancy or the application process, please contact: Sue Murkett, email (tel +44 01223 760304).

Please quote reference NM14638 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

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