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Laboratory Supervisor (Fixed Term)

Applications are invited for the position of Laboratory Supervisor in the UK Dementia Research Institute (DRI) at the University of Cambridge.

The mission of the UK DRI at the University of Cambridge, led by Professor Giovanna Mallucci, is to create a collaborative, inter-disciplinary Centre, combining world-leading expertise unique to Cambridge from chemistry, biophysics and structural biology with internationally leading research in the cell biology of neurodegeneration.

This environment will enable creative and innovative approaches to the study of neurodegenerative disease and drive a gear change in our scientific understanding. Our focus is on understanding the processes involved in the earliest stages of neurodegenerative disease in order to deliver therapeutic targets with the greatest potential to prevent dementia. Three foundation programmes from established leaders include cross-disciplinary approaches addressing mechanisms of early disease and protective strategies, and will create early scientific and translational momentum for the Centre, as well as a focus for recruitment of talented researchers.

The role holder will provide specialist technical support to research and teaching staff to enable the successful operation of research projects and the smooth running of the laboratory or research facility.

Some experience and knowledge in the management and use of a wide range of laboratory equipment and a good understanding of the needs of laboratory-based scientists is essential.

Fixed-term: The funds for this post are available until 30 August 2022 in the first instance.

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.

The closing date is 24th June 2018, with the interview date to be confirmed.

If you have any questions about this vacancy or the application process, please contact

Please quote reference ZE15712 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

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