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Cleaner (Part Time)

From Jobs at the University of Cambridge. Published on Apr 20, 2017.

We are looking to recruit an additional person to join our team of cleaners that provide cleaning to a high standard to the entire Department, much of which is newly refurbished. The duties will include thorough cleaning of all areas, including research laboratories, offices, teaching and meeting rooms, kitchen, communal areas, stairways, and toilets. You will be required to work 15 hours per week, 6.00 - 9.00 am Monday to Friday.

No formal qualifications are required although NVQ 1 Cleaning Methods would be advantageous. Experience of laboratory and/or office cleaning, including experience using scrubber/polishing equipment would be beneficial. A good standard of English is required to ensure an ability to read and follow written and verbal instructions from supervisors and to understand user and safety instructions regarding the use of cleaning products. Due to the nature of the work, you also need to have a good level of physical fitness.

Once an offer of employment has been accepted, the successful candidate will be required to undergo a health assessment.

To apply online for this vacancy, please click on the 'Apply' button below. This will route you to the University's Web Recruitment System, where you will need to register an account (if you have not already) and log in before completing the online application form.

Informal enquiries should be addressed to Sara Singlehurst - sjs85@cam.ac.uk

Please quote reference PC12007 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

The University values diversity and is committed to equality of opportunity.

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Research Assistant/Associate (Fixed Term)

From Jobs at the University of Cambridge. Published on Apr 21, 2017.

Applications are invited for a postdoctoral research associate in Dr Chris Illingworth's research group in the Department of Genetics, University of Cambridge. One aspect of our recent research has focused on the development of mathematical models using population genetic methods to understand the within-host evolution of influenza virus. Other work has focused on evolutionary processes in other microbial organisms. We aim to recruit a bright and motivated individual to join the group, developing and applying new approaches for evaluating genome sequence datasets.

Funds for this post are available for 12 months, with the possibility of an extension beyond this period.

Essential skills:-

Have or about to be awarded a PhD in population genetics or another relevant subject; High level of mathematical ability e.g. undergraduate degree in a numerate subject; Knowledge of a programming language such as R, Matlab, or C++; Strong record of publication (in print or in preparation) in high quality scientific journals; Ability to work both independently and as part of a team; Ability to communicate ideas effectively both verbally and in writing; Ability to think creatively and rapidly develop novel solutions;

Desirable skills:-

Expertise in population genetic theory; Experience of working with next-generation sequence data; Knowledge of virus evolution;

Fixed-term: The funds for this post are available for 12 months in the first instance.

Once an offer of employment has been accepted, the successful candidate will be required to undergo a health assessment.

To apply online for this vacancy, please click on the 'Apply' button below. This will route you to the University's Web Recruitment System, where you will need to register an account (if you have not already) and log in before completing the online application form.

Informal enquiries should be addressed to Dr Chris Illingworth - cjri2@cam.ac.uk

Please quote reference PC12011 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

The University values diversity and is committed to equality of opportunity.

The University has a responsibility to ensure that all employees are eligible to live and work in the UK.

Research Associate (Fixed Term)

From Jobs at the University of Cambridge. Published on Apr 04, 2017.

Applications are invited for a postdoctoral research associate to study mammalian developmental, neurological and physiological processes through the generation and analysis of mouse mutants defective in pathways regulated by genomic imprinting. The successful candidate will join Professor Anne Ferguson-Smith's group focusing on the molecular events governing pre and postnatal mammalian development, and is required to have experience in working with mouse models and phenotyping in behavioural and/or physiological contexts.

Essential skills: PhD in Mammalian genetics or related subject. Relevant experience of working with phenotyping mammalian genetic models. Excellent verbal and written communication skills, and have a record of publications in relevant areas.

Fixed-term: The funds for this post are available until 30 November 2018 in the first instance.

Once an offer of employment has been accepted, the successful candidate will be required to undergo a health assessment.

To apply online for this vacancy, please click on the 'Apply' button below. This will route you to the University's Web Recruitment System, where you will need to register an account (if you have not already) and log in before completing the online application form.

If you have any questions, or wish to discuss the post please contact Anne Ferguson-Smith on 01223 333834.

Please quote reference PC11866 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

The University values diversity and is committed to equality of opportunity.

The University has a responsibility to ensure that all employees are eligible to live and work in the UK.

Research Associate/Senior Research Associate (Fixed Term)

From Jobs at the University of Cambridge. Published on Apr 04, 2017.

Scientific Research Coordinator - Research Associate/Senior Research Associate*

*NB: The status of Senior Research Associate is awarded on the basis of individual merit and may be awarded to the successful candidate if approved by the Faculty Board of Biology.

Applications are invited for the post of Senior Research Coordinator, who will play a leading role in the development of a research programme around the targeting of epigenetic states in mammalian systems supervised by Professor Anne Ferguson-Smith, Arthur Balfour Professor of Genetics and Head of Department. The post holder will be an expert on Krab Zinc Finger proteins, chromatin biochemistry, as well as computational and bioinformatic analysis.

Some undergraduate teaching for the Department will also be required.

Essential skills: Relevant scientific training (e.g. a PhD and postdoctoral training in a relevant field). Experience in integration and analysis of large complex datasets. Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Strong organisational skills, ability to judge priorities and have a 'can do' attitude. A track record of authoring relevant scientific publications.

Desirable: Previous teaching experience

Fixed-term: The funds for this post are available for 2 years in the first instance.

Once an offer of employment has been accepted, the successful candidate will be required to undergo a health assessment.

To apply online for this vacancy, please click on the 'Apply' button below. This will route you to the University's Web Recruitment System, where you will need to register an account (if you have not already) and log in before completing the online application form.

If you have any questions or wish to discuss the post further please contact Anne Ferguson-Smith on 01223 333834

Please quote reference PC11864 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

The University values diversity and is committed to equality of opportunity.

The University has a responsibility to ensure that all employees are eligible to live and work in the UK.