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Research Associate (Fixed Term)

Applications are invited for the position of Post-doctoral Research Associate in Professor Robin Franklin's lab at the Wellcome Trust-MRC Cambridge Stem Cell Institute.

A Research Associate position is available in the laboratory of Professor Robin Franklin to undertake research aimed at understanding how adult CNS stem cells/progenitors change with ageing and how this affects their regenerative response to demyelinating injury. The project is part of a wider ongoing programme of work within the laboratory on the biology of CNS remyelination. This position is aimed at a cell/molecular biologist with an interest in using a range of experimental approaches to exploring cell function and how it changes with ageing.

Fixed-term: The funds for this post are available until 30 September 2019 in the first instance.

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

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.

If you have any questions about this vacancy please contact Heather Carlyon

The closing date for applications is 25 February 2018.

Please quote reference ZE14773 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

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