University of Cambridge

University of Cambridge

Research Assistant (Fixed Term)

United Kingdom

Closing in 4 days

Research Assistant (Fixed Term)

Applications are invited for a research assistant to support the research programme of the Ramakrishnan laboratory (https: // www. The group is based in the Department of Medicine Molecular Immunity Unit located within the MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology.

Duties will include performing lab processes and protocols necessary to assist in ongoing research efforts, including molecular cloning, genetic screening, flow cytometry, protein purification and Western blotting.

You will be expected to work both independently and as part of a team. Research will involve work with zebrafish as a model organism for mycobacterial infection, therefore the successful candidate will be expected to undertake training to gain a Home Office Personal License.

Prior experience working with RNAi technology and high-content screening systems are highly desirable.

Fixed-term: The funds for this post are available for 12 months in the first instance.

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

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

Please ensure that you upload a covering letter and a 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.

The closing date for applications is: 1st October 2023

The interview date for the role is: To be confirmed

Please quote reference RC38501 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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    18 September 2023

    Closing date

    1 October 2023

    Job details


    Research Assistant (Fixed Term)


    University of Cambridge


    United Kingdom


    September 19, 2023

    Application deadline

    October 01, 2023

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