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Research Assistant (Fixed Term)

Applications are invited for a self-motivated, enthusiastic Research Assistant in the group of Professor Patrick Maxwell based at the Cambridge Institute for Medical Research part of the University of Cambridge Clinical School The Institute provides modern laboratory accommodation and excellent core facilities.

The post holder will support the day-to-day running, organisation and operation of the laboratory: providing a high standard of technical support to staff and students; monitoring and purchasing lab consumables and equipment; assisting with experiments; ensuring health and safety policies are followed. The post holder will be principally and heavily involved in management, organisation, and handling of in vivo facilities and experimentation.

A sound background in molecular and cellular biology is essential and should ideally include the manipulation of mammalian and other cell types, western blot analysis; knowledge of protein expression and immunoprecipitation, flow cytometric analysis and immunocytochemistry of cultured cells and tissues. Experience in, and use of, in in vivo and ex vivo models is desirable.

Fixed-term: The funds for this post are available until 13 January 2020 in the first instance.

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

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Interviews will be taking place on 17 August 2018.

Please quote reference SC16037 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

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