Postdoctoral Scientist – PNAC
Starting Salary £30,914 to £33,755 per annum
MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology, Cambridge UK
The MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology (LMB) is a world leader in biological research, with an expanding scientific programme dedicated to understanding gene function in health and disease. It provides an unsurpassed environment for both young and established researchers. Scientists are drawn to the LMB from all over the world, creating a lively and international community for the exchange of ideas and technical innovation.
We are looking to recruit a Postdoctoral Scientist to join the MRC LMB PNAC Division as a Laboratory Automation Specialist. You will take a leading role in the rapid design, execution and analysis of high-throughput experiments, developing and validating automated workflows, for otherwise complex manual protocols, in response to diverse and evolving challenges.
You should have a PhD in a relevant biological subject, and have extensive practical experience of molecular biology. Good communication skills and the ability to work well both independently and in a group are essential.
The successful candidate will be awarded a 3 year fixed term Postdoctoral Training Scheme/Career Development Fellowship position. The fellowship is a training and development position for a Postdoctoral Scientist who has recently completed their doctoral studies, or is moving into a new research discipline.
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 www.ukri.org.
Working for UKRI MRC provides a whole host of benefits including a defined benefit pension scheme, excellent holiday entitlement (40 ½ days including bank holidays and privilege days) 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.
To apply and access full details of the vacancy please visit our job board at https://mrc.tal.net/vx/lang-en-GB/appcentre-1/candidate/postings/1186.
If you are unable to apply online please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Closing date: 8 May 2019
Final appointments will be subject to a pre-employment screening.
The Medical Research Council is an Equal Opportunities Employer who participates in the Disability Confident scheme.