Salary £37,500 per annum
Fixed-term, 3 years
MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology, Cambridge, UK
Applications are invited for a Postdoctoral Scientist position in the laboratory of Dr Juliette Fedry at the MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology (LMB). The role is to work within a programme aimed at understanding the molecular basis of cellular proteostasis, developing novel structural cell biology methods. Specifically, to undertake research to investigate the in cell structure and organization of proteostasis related macromolecular complexes in health and diseases and/or developing methodology to achieve these goals.
We are looking for a Postdoctoral Scientist for our 3-year Career Development Fellowship/ Postdoctoral Training Scheme. This is a training and development position suitable for you if you have recently completed your doctoral studies, or you are looking to move into a new research discipline and/or need to further develop your research skills. Working with our world class scientists you will be working in an Institute renowned for its excellent scientific facilities and high-quality research.
You should have a PhD in a relevant subject or be due to complete a PhD within 6 months. Previous experience in one or more of the following areas is essential for the envisioned project: mammalian cell culture and related techniques; research in the field of proteostasis, confocal microscopy; electron microscopy for intracellular studies; cryo-EM/ET sample preparation and image analysis, or algorithm development and bioinformatics.
Informal enquires may be made to Dr Fedry at [email protected]
The LMB has an inclusive and collaborative working culture and you will be based in our state-of-the-art building on the Cambridge Biomedical Campus. We have on-site parking, cycle enclosures and excellent public transport links to the site. You will be able to access our range of excellent benefits including a staff restaurant with roof terrace, on-site nursery, sports and social facilities. You will be eligible to join our defined benefit pension scheme with an employer contribution of 16%, holiday entitlement of 40.5 days (including bank holidays and privilege days) and a generous employee discount scheme. We are also committed to providing training and development opportunities including support towards role-related qualifications.
The MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology (LMB) is a world-class research institute within UK Research and Innovation (UKRI). UKRI is an entity that brings together nine research and innovation partners, more information can be found at www.ukri.org
This role qualifies for endorsement by UKRI for a UK Global Talent Visa, for which the successful applicant is likely to be eligible to apply. Immigration costs (visa and health surcharge) can be reclaimed from UKRI after taking up the post (terms and conditions apply).
To apply and access full details of the vacancy please visit our job board at https://mrc.tal.net/vx/lang-en-GB/appcentre-1/candidate/postings/2498
If you are unable to apply online please contact us at [email protected]
Closing date: Tuesday 21st November 2023
Final appointments will be subject to a pre-employment screening.
We actively support equality, diversity and inclusion. We therefore, particularly welcome women, minority ethnic and disabled candidates to apply for this vacancy as they are currently under-represented. We are a disability inclusive employer and encourage disabled people to apply for this role.