Research Support – McKenzie Lab

Research Support – McKenzie Lab

Medical Research Council - Laboratory of Molecular Biology

Cambridge, United Kingdom

Research Support – McKenzie Lab

Starting Salary £23,489 – £26,338 per annum

Fixed term until 30th September 2020

MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology, Cambridge, UK

A research support position in immunology is available in the McKenzie lab at the MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology (LMB). You will join a highly integrated and motivated team with diverse skills and expertise focussed on the molecular regulation of innate lymphoid cells and their roles in health and diseases such as asthma and allergy (see e.g. Immunity (2018) 48, 1195; Cell Rep (2017) 18, 1893; Nat Immunol (2016) 17, 57). You will be expected to work collaboratively to provide support to the team and also semi-independently on dedicated projects.

For more information on our work please see our website, recent published literature or contact Dr Andrew McKenzie ( for informal enquiries.

Candidate requirements

You should have a good 1st degree in biology or biochemistry (or other relevant subject), and some experience of laboratory research. You will have basic bench skills and experience or a theoretical knowledge of basic molecular biology techniques eg PCR, gene cloning. Experience of further techniques eg cell culture, CRISPR-Cas9 would be advantageous but not essential as training will be provided.

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 (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 facilities.

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Closing date: 28th April 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.

Please apply via recruiter’s website.