Research Assistant [internal Applicants Only] at University of Cambridge

University of Cambridge, UK has an opening postdoctoral position. This position is closed on March 27, 2019.

The MRC Cancer Unit (MRC CU) is a Cambridge University Department within the Hutchison/MRC Research Centre in Cambridge and situated on the Cambridge Biomedical Campus. It provides an outstanding environment for cancer research, supporting some 10 research groups and ~150 experimental and computational scientists.

We are seeking to appoint a Research Assistant to assist with the daily operations in the metabolomics facility within the MRC Cancer Unit.

The post-holder will run and analyse sample extracts derived from in-vitro and in- vivo experiments, as well as from clinical samples, using LC-MS platforms (Dionex U3000 coupled to Q Exactive mass spectrometers). This may entail running routine assays and cell culture; recording data especially in relation to clinical samples on a database; contributing to the production of research reports; making use of standard research techniques and methods; and analysis and interpretation of the results of research. Having a solid background in biostatistics and familiarity with statistics software is an essential requirement for the successful candidate.

Applicants should hold a BSc or equivalent in biological or chemical sciences as well as the initiative and creativity to solve routine problems in relation to the research project.

Fixed-term: The funds for this post are available until 28 February 2024 in the first instance.

Once an offer of employment has been accepted, the successful candidate will be required to undergo a security check.

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

Interviews are likely to be held week commencing 1st April 2019.

Applicants should include a letter outlining suitability for the role, a CV including a list of publications and the contact details for 3 academic referees. Any offer of employment is subject to security screening.

Please ensure that you upload a covering letter outlining your suitability for the role, CV and the contact details of two employment referees in the Upload section of the online application. If you upload any additional documents which have not been requested, we will not be able to consider these as part of your application.

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

Deadline: March 27, 2019
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