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Research Assistant [Temporary Cover]

We are seeking a motivated and experienced Research Assistant to join the British Heart Foundation Laboratory of Cardiovascular Medicine, to work with Dr Andrew Sage, within the Department of Medicine at the University of Cambridge. The group focuses on the regulation of atherosclerosis by inflammation and the immune system. We are developing novel models to gain a deeper understanding of how immunotherapies might be effective against cardiovascular disease, using multiple techniques that the post holder will be key in conducting.

Candidates must have a degree in biology or related subject and be able to demonstrate expertise using in vivo models of cardiovascular and immune disease. A Home Office Personal Licence is a requirement, with certification for Module 4 an advantage.

Temporary cover: This post is fixed-term for 9 months or the return of the post holder, whichever is the earlier.

Once an offer of employment has been accepted, the successful candidate will be required to undergo a basic disclosure (criminal records check) check, a health assessment and a security check.

Enquires are welcome and can be addressed to Andrew Sage

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Closing date: 5th January 2020

Please ensure that you upload a covering letter and CV in the Upload section of the online application. The covering letter should outline how you match the criteria for the post and why you are applying for this role. 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.

Please quote reference RC21668 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

The University actively supports equality, diversity and inclusion and encourages applications from all sections of society.

The University has a responsibility to ensure that all employees are eligible to live and work in the UK.

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