MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology

Investigator Scientist – Structural Studies

MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology

Cambridge, United Kingdom

Investigator Scientist – Structural Studies
Starting Salary £30,914 – £33,755 per annum
Band Salary £30,914 – £39,381 per annum
MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology, Cambridge UK

We have a research scientist position available (to be filled as soon as possible) for an experienced and highly motivated individual in the group of Dr. M. Madan Babu at the MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology in Cambridge, UK.

We are looking for a research scientist to assist other members in the group in a programme aimed at understanding the principles of how disordered regions contribute to function.

Specifically, the person will provide core support and help other scientists in research aimed at investigating how disordered regions drive the formation of protein assemblies, modulate protein stability and transcription initiation.

The ideal candidate will have a Ph.D. and extensive lab experience in yeast molecular biology, genetics and genomics. Experience with handling DNA sequence libraries, library cloning and next generation sequencing is essential.

You will enjoy a rich and collaborative intellectual environment and interactions with a dynamic interdisciplinary team working on a variety topics, both computational and experimental.

The MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology is a research institute within UK Research and Innovation (UKRI). UKRI is a new entity that brings together nine partners to create an independent organisation with a strong voice for research and innovation, more information can be found at

Working for UKRI MRC provides a whole host of benefits including a defined benefit pension scheme, excellent holiday entitlement and Benenden Healthcare membership. You will also have access to employee shopping/travel discounts, on site sport and social facilities, as well as salary sacrifice cycle to work schemes and childcare vouchers.

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Closing date: 12 June 2019

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