17 Jan

Research Assistant Fixed Term Jobs Vacancy at University Cambridge Cambridge

Position
Research Assistant Fixed Term
Company
University Cambridge
Location
Cambridge ENG
Opening
17 Jan, 2018 30+ days ago

University Cambridge Cambridge urgently required following position for Research Assistant Fixed Term. Please read this job advertisement carefully before apply. There are some qualifications, experience and skills requirement that the employers require. Does your career history fit these requirements? Ensure you understand the role you are applying for and that it is suited to your skills and qualifications.

Follow the online directions, complete all the necessary fields, and provide all relevant information so your application is submitted correctly. When you click the 'Apply this Job' button (open in new window) you will be taken to the online application form. Here you will be asked to provide personal and contact details, respond to employment-related questions, and show how you meet the key selection criteria.

Research Assistant Fixed Term Jobs Vacancy at University Cambridge Cambridge Jobs Details:

Europe's top cancer charity, Cancer Research UK, has combined with the University of Cambridge to fund the world class Cancer Research UK Cambridge Institute, situated on the Addenbrooke's Biomedical Campus in Cambridge.

As part of the University of Cambridge, School of Clinical Medicine, the Institute's research ranges from basic cancer biology through translational cancer research to clinical application. The Institute currently houses over 350 researchers and support staff with 20 research groups and associated core facilities in a state-of-the-art research facility.

The Brenton laboratory is focused on identifying new therapeutic approaches in patients with ovarian cancer using genomic and functional studies.

We are looking for a Research Assistant to join our team to assist with day to day running of the laboratory and in particular to support studies on primary cells from patients with ovarian cancer.

You will have the opportunity to work under your own initiative and apply your problem solving skills to troubleshoot challenging technical issues. You will contribute towards running of various projects within the laboratory and you will present your work regularly at the lab meetings. You will assist in all aspects of the project's work including: 2D and 3D mammalian cell culture, drug screens, FACS, confocal microscopy, as well as the receipt and processing of primary human ovarian tumour material. In addition, you will assist as required in general laboratory administrative, housekeeping and maintenance duties.

Applicants will have a degree/MSc (or equivalent) in biological sciences and experience of working in a molecular biology laboratory, a higher post-graduate degree would be an advantage but not essential. Practical experience in mammalian cell culture and/or FACS is essential. A good working knowledge of cell and molecular biology are required as are IT skills and communication skills. You should have the ability to work well both independently and part of a team.

Fixed-term: Funding for this post is available until 31 December 2022 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.

To apply online for this vacancy, please click on the 'Apply' button below. This will route you to the University's Web Recruitment System, where you will need to register an account (if you have not already) and log in before completing the online application form.

Please ensure that you upload a covering letter and CV 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.

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 Friday 2nd February 2018 and interviews yet to be confirmed.

Please quote reference SW14580 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

The University values diversity and is committed to equality of opportunity.

The University has a responsibility to ensure that all employees are eligible to live and work in the UK.


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