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Postdoctoral Scientist

Postdoctoral Scientist/CDF
£30,914 - £33,755 per annum
3 years fixed term
MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology, Cambridge, UK

Postdoctoral Scientist

We are seeking a highly motivated postdoctoral scientist to join Kelly Nguyen’s group to study aspects of telomerase regulation in human cells using an integrated biochemical and structural approach with a focus on cryo-EM.

The successful applicant will have a PhD in Molecular Biology or related field with a strong background in protein-nucleic acid biochemistry and structural biology. Prior experience in human cell culture and eukaryotic protein expression would be essential. We are looking for an enthusiastic and ambitious scientist keen to work on a challenging project with good communication skills to join our newly established friendly and supportive team.

This is a 3-year position and is located at the MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology in Cambridge, UK, which provides excellent in-house scientific core facilities and highly collaborative working environment.

The successful applicant will be awarded a three year Career Development Fellowship / Postdoctoral training Scheme position. This is a training and development position for a post-doctoral scientist who has recently completed their doctoral studies, is moving into a new research discipline or has limited experience of key transferable skills. The MRC LMB has excellent scientific core facilities and training opportunities.

The MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology is a research institute within UK Research and Innovation (UKRI). UKRI is a new entity that brings together nine partners to create an independent organisation with a strong voice for research and innovation, more information can be found at www.ukri.org.

Working for UKRI MRC provides a whole host of benefits including:
• Defined benefit pension scheme
• Excellent holiday entitlement (40 ½ days including bank holidays & privilege days)
• Benenden Healthcare membership
• Access to employee shopping/travel discounts
• On site sport and social facilities
• Salary sacrifice cycle to work scheme
• Childcare vouchers

For further information, please visit:

Informal enquires should be made to Kelly Nguyen ([email protected]).

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/1320

If you are unable to apply online please contact us at [email protected]

Closing date: 31 October 2019

Final appointments will be subject to a pre-employment screening.
The Medical Research Council is an Equal Opportunities Employer who participates in the Disability Confident scheme.

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