Research Assistant in Dementia Research

University of Cambridge Department of Clinical Neurosciences

Applications are invited for a Research Assistant to join the team of Dr William McEwan, to undertake lab-based research at the UK Dementia Research Institute, Department of Clinical Neurosciences.

The purpose of this role is to support and maintain the University's national and international reputation for excellence in teaching and research.

Contribution to excellence in research will be as a member of a research team carrying out research under the direction of a principal investigator to include data collection, analysis and some interpretation. Contribution to publications may be encouraged.

The role holder will participate in the overall contribution of the department and Institute, as appropriate. The role holder will assist students and other researchers with designing and conducting research projects, as well as performing experiments and collect and interpret data.

The successful applicant holds a BSc in a relevant specialist subject and will have some previous research experience or have evidence of lab competence. For further information on this role please click the Further Particulars link below.

Fixed-term: The funds for this post are available for 18 months in the first instance.

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The closing date for this vacancy is 25 April 2021 with the interview date TBC.

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

Please quote reference ZE26208 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

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