Research Associate in Cell Biology to study autophagy and proteostasis in neurodegeneration
Lab of Professor David Rubinsztein at the Cambridge Institute for Medical Research, Cambridge, UK.
Application deadline: March 18, 2018
Duration: 3 years
Salary: £31,604 – £38,833
We are recruiting an ambitious scientist with Cell Biology expertise to work in a research programme studying autophagy and proteostasis in neurodegeneration. The studies will mainly involve cell biology and biochemical approaches and the successful applicant will work in the lab of Professor David Rubinsztein at the Cambridge Institute for Medical Research.
Applicants must have been awarded their PhD or have submitted their PhD thesis.
Examples of recent publications relating to these programmes are: M Vicinanza, et al (2015) Molecular Cell 57:219-234; M Jimenez-Sanchez et al.(2015) Nature Chemical Biology 11:347-354; A Ashkenazi et al. (2017) Nature 545:108-111.
The Cambridge Institute for Medical Research (CIMR) forms part of the University of Cambridge Clinical School and is based in the Wellcome Trust/MRC Building on the Cambridge Biomedical Campus. The Institute provides modern laboratory accommodation and state of the art research facilities: http://www.cimr.cam.ac.uk .
As part of the University of Cambridge Clinical School, each Principal Investigator is affiliated to a home department which includes Clinical Biochemistry, Haematology, Medicine, Medical Genetics, Clinical Neurosciences and Pathology.
Fixed-term: The funds for this post are available for 3 years in the first instance.
Once an offer of employment has been accepted, the successful candidate will be required to undergo a health assessment.Tweet