Research Assistant (Fixed Term)
MRC Cancer Unit
The MRC Cancer Unit (MRC CU) is a University Department situated on the Cambridge Biomedical Campus. It provides an outstanding environment for cancer research, supporting some 10 research groups and ~150 bench scientists. The successful candidate will join Dr Christian Frezza’s research group https://www.mrc-cu.cam.ac.uk/research/Christian-frezza-folder
The post holder will play a key role in a programme of research on genetically engineered mouse models of cancer in a leading Cambridge University laboratory, taking responsibility for all aspects of breeding and colony maintenance, and liaising with scientific colleagues to ensure the collection of samples and delivery of results for a portfolio of research projects. S/he will have the opportunity to contribute to on-going research, learn new techniques, and work closely with scientists and clinicians researching cancer.
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.
To apply online for this vacancy and to view further information about the role, please visit:
Closing Date – 10th April 2019
Interviews are likely to take place week commencing 15th April 2019
Please ensure that you upload a covering letter outlining your suitability for the role, CV and contact details for two academic 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.
Please quote reference SK18461 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy. Applications received after the deadline may be considered at the discretion of the assessing panel.
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