Research Associate/Senior Research Associate in Medicine

University of Cambridge Department of Medicine

  • Appointment to Senior Research Associate is subject to approval by the Faculty Board

Research Associate - £32,816 - £40,322

Senior Research Associate - £41,526 - £52,559

Applications are invited for a research associate or senior research associate to join a world-renowned mouse genetics laboratory lead by Professor Allan Bradley in the Department of Medicine at the University of Cambridge. You will have the opportunity to contribute to a major genetic engineering project to humanize key components of the cellular adaptive immune system with the potential of therapeutic and vaccine development application.

We are looking for an experienced cellular immunologist with an interest in translational research, to functionally characterize the mouse models that are being created and subsequently perform proof of principle experiments. With a view to potential therapeutic application, a background in tumour biology and immunotherapy will be particularly relevant. The successful applicant will need to work with a high degree of independence and be able to present their approaches and data in a clear manner.

There will also be opportunity to practice genome engineering techniques that are the mainstay of the lab, with appropriate support.

Fixed-term: The funds for this post are available until 31 October 2023 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, a health assessment and a security check.

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Closing Date: 10 May 2021

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 RC26252 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

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