Research Assistant (Fixed Term)

Summary

Applications are invited for a 0.8 FTE position of Research Assistant to join the Cambridge Blood and Stem Cell Biobank, which works closely with academic research groups and the regional Haemato-oncology Diagnostic Service at the Cambridge Biomedical Campus.

We are seeking a motivated individual to become a valued member of the research team. You will have good organisational skills, a flexible approach to work, and the ability to work independently as well as part of a team. The majority of the work will involve the processing and banking of cellular subsets from patients with haematological malignancies, including cell sorting, cell culture and molecular biology. Experience of these techniques would be an advantage but is not essential. Previous experience of clinical trials and/or database design and management would be an advantage.

The successful applicant should have a degree in an appropriate biological subject or substantial basic laboratory experience.

Karolina Matin-Lopez is responsible for the recruitment for this post and can be contacted at [email protected]

Fixed-term: The funds for this post are available until 31 March 2022 in the first instance.

Click the ‘Apply’ button below to register an account with our recruitment system (if you have not already) and apply online.

The closing date for applications is Sunday 15th December with interviews expected to take place week commencing 6th January 2020.

Please ensure that you upload your Curriculum Vitae (CV) and a covering letter in the Upload section of the online application. The covering letter should outline how you match the criteria for the post and why you are applying for this role. 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 include details of your referees, including e-mail address and phone number, one of which must be your most recent line manager

Please quote reference RB21578 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

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