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Investigator Scientist - Cell Biology - Dr Marta Shahbazi - LMB 2428

UKRI(LMB) - Onefix Media
£41,843 - £43,962 per annum
Closing date
10 Jul 2024

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Life Science
Job Type
Employment - Hours
Full time
Fixed term

Job Details

Applications are invited for an investigator Scientist position in the laboratory of Dr Marta Shahbazi at the MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology (LMB) within an overall programme on developmental plasticity in the human embryo. Specifically, your focus will be on a project identifying the molecular mechanisms that underlie embryo plasticity. You should have a PhD in a relevant biological subject and significant postdoctoral research experience in early human embryo development. You should have knowledge of the regulations applicable to human embryo research in the UK and the handling of research consent forms and human embryo donations. You will have human embryonic stem cell culture experience and will be confident performing molecular biology techniques and classical embryology techniques such as injections, aggregations, embryo manipulations, embryo thawing, and culture. Experience with confocal imaging and image analysis is a requirement.

Informal enquires may be made to Dr Marta Shahbazi at

The LMB has an inclusive and collaborative working culture and you will be based in our state-of-the-art building on the Cambridge Biomedical Campus. We have on-site parking, cycle enclosures and excellent public transport links to the site. You will be able to access our range of excellent benefits including a staff restaurant with roof terrace, on-site nursery, sports and social facilities. You will be eligible to join our defined benefit pension scheme with an employer contribution of 16%, holiday entitlement of 40.5 days per annum (including bank holidays and privilege days) and a generous employee discount scheme. We are also committed to providing training and development opportunities including support towards role-related qualifications.

The MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology (LMB) is a world-class research institute within UK Research and Innovation (UKRI). UKRI is nine research councils, working together across all disciplines and sectors. More information can be found at and

Closing date: 10/07/2024

Final appointments will be subject to a pre-employment screening.

We actively support equality, diversity and inclusion in all our activities, processes and culture. We encourage applications from all sections of society. The LMB particularly welcomes women, minority ethnic and disabled candidates to apply for this vacancy as they are currently under-represented. We are a disability inclusive employer and encourage disabled people to apply for this role. You are very welcome to contact us for information about the application process and any adjustments you may require;




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