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Research Associate: Molecular Biology/Imaging (Fixed Term)

Applications are invited for a Research Associate to join a research project investigating the functional architecture of the nucleus. The project is a collaboration between Rob White's group (see: and the Cambridge Advanced Imaging Centre. The project will focus on the nuclear architecture underlying the control of gene expression using the large primary spermatocyte nuclei in Drosophila as a model system. The research will involve the generation of transgenic Drosophila carrying fluorescence-tagged proteins and loci and their analysis using super-resolution microscopy. The role holder will be a highly motivated scientist with strong investigative skills.

Candidates should have a PhD in a relevant subject, research experience in molecular biology and a strong interest in imaging approaches. To see the further particulars, essential selection criteria and skills required for the post, please follow the link below.

Fixed-term: The funds for this post are available until 28 February 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.

For further information about the position contact Rob White (

Please quote reference PM17701 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

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