University of Cambridge

Job Opportunities

Jobs

Research Assistant (Fixed Term)


Applications are invited for the position of Research Assistant to join the group of Professor Magda Zernicka-Goetz. Professor Zernicka-Goetz's group whose long-term goal of our work is to understand the development of cell lineages and patterning in the early mammalian embryo and stem cell models.

The ideal candidate will possess a MSc level of education with relevant laboratory experience in culture of different cells lines in vitro, including stem cell culture experience, molecular biology, including genetics/genomics. He/She will have a good extensive experience of molecular, cell and developmental biology and excellent general laboratory skills. Good communication skills and the ability to work effectively within a team are essential.

The role of the post will be to provide research support and assistance to Professor Zernicka-Goetz and her research group. The role-holder will prepare and conduct experiments supervised by senior group members. He/She will work to defined protocols, and prepare and collate experimental data and results for subsequent interpretation. This will involve embryonic stem cell culture and various molecular biology techniques.

Fixed Term: the funds for this post are available until 29 December 2024.

Apply:

Click the 'Apply' button below to register an account with our recruitment system (if you have not already) and apply online.

To apply for this post, submit a CV and a motivation letter detailing why you want to be part of this project and how this post will be a good stepping-stone for your career. We also need the contact details for two people who can provide a professional reference; please note that we will assume that you are happy for us to approach your referees at any stage, unless you indicate otherwise in the space provided on the form.

Closing Date: 21 July 2024.

Please quote reference PM42393 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.

Further information

Apply online