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Research Associate (Fixed Term)

Applications are invited for a Post-doctoral Research Associate to join the team of Professor Robin Franklin in the Franklin Laboratory at the Wellcome Trust-MRC Cambridge Stem Cell Institute.

The post holder will join the Group of Professor Robin Franklin to undertake research to understand how age-related changes in adult CNS stem cells affect their ability to undergo regeneration following injury. This position is aimed at an experienced molecular biologist. Specialist knowledge and experience in cell culture, molecular biology, advanced histology and animal models of CNS regeneration is desirable.

Education to PhD level in biochemistry, cell biology, molecular biology or relevant subject is required.

Candidates will have an excellent publication record. The ability to work both as part of a team, and independently, coupled with excellent communication, organisational and problem-solving skills is also required.

Fixed-term: The funds for this post are available until 30 June 2021 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.

Closing date: 9th December 2018

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 include details of your referees, including e-mail address and phone number, one of which must be your most recent line manager.

Please quote reference ZE17326 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

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