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Research Assistant (Fixed Term)

From Jobs at the University of Cambridge. Published on Aug 01, 2017.

Dr Michaela Frye is looking for a highly motivated postdoctorial candidate with a strong background in molecular/cellular biology, stem cell and RNA biology to join her laboratory. The project will focus on the role of RNA methylation pathways in regulating non-coding RNA processing.

Candidates must have a PhD or equivalent degree and at least one first author publication. Strong knowledge in molecular biology, biochemistry, non-coding RNA processing and RNA modifications is required. Applicants must also have experience in culturing stem cells.

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.

Please contact Dr Michaela Frye mf364@cam.ac.uk if you have any questions regarding the post.

Please quote reference PC12943 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

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Research Assistant/Associate (Fixed Term)

From Jobs at the University of Cambridge. Published on Aug 09, 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 the 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.

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

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 publications (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 development novel solutions.

Desirable skills:

Expertise in population genetic theory; experience in working with next-generation sequence data; knowledge of virus evolution.

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 Aug 09, 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 with 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.