University of Cambridge Research Assistant

By | 8th May 2017

University of Cambridge Research Assistant

Research Assistant

University of Cambridge – Department of Haematology

Applications are invited for a 0.8 to 1.0 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.

You will have 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.

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

Bhavni Sharma is responsible for the recruitment for this post and can be contacted at haemhr@hermes.cam.ac.uk.

Fixed-term: The funds for this post are available until 31 March 2018 in the first instance.

Once an offer of employment has been accepted, the successful candidate will be required to undergo a basic disclosure (criminal records check) check and a health assessment.

To apply online for this vacancy and to view further information about the role, please visit:

http://www.jobs.cam.ac.uk/job/13580. This will take you to the role on the University’s Job Opportunities pages. There you will need to click on the ‘Apply online’ button and register an account with the University’s Web Recruitment System (if you have not already) and log in before completing the online application form.

Please ensure that you upload a covering letter and CV in the Upload section of the online application. 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 email address and phone number, one of which must be your most recent line manager.

The closing date for applications is the 14th of May 2017 with interviews likely to be held week commencing the 22nd of May 2017.

Please quote reference RB12063 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

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