Research Associate

University of Cambridge

University of Cambridge – Wellcome Trust/Cancer Research UK Gurdon Institute, Central Cambridge

Location: Cambridge
Salary: £28,695 to £37,394
Hours: Full Time
Contract: Contract / Temporary
Placed on: 1st October 2014
Closes: 30th October 2014
Job Ref: PR04368
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A postdoctoral position is available in John Gurdon’s research group at the Wellcome Trust/Cancer Research UK Gurdon Institute, for someone who has extensive experience of nuclear transfer experiments and cloning procedures.  The successful candidate will have knowledge of manipulation of germ cells and their derivatives.  The candidate should have a relevant PhD and should also have extensive experience of chromatin immunoprecipitation and gene expression analysis, as well as of related biochemical procedures. 

The successful candidate will contribute to the MRC-funded project by carrying out and developing, together with other members of the research team, research to investigate the mechanism of transmission of epigenetic information from the sperm to the cells of the gastrula.

Limited funding: The funds for this post are available for 1 year in the first instance.

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Please quote reference PR04368 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy. The University values diversity and is committed to equality of opportunity. 

The University has a responsibility to ensure that all employees are eligible to live and work in the UK.

Benefits include generous maternity/paternity leave, flexible working, funds for returning carers and other family-friendly schemes.


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Subject Area:

Biological Sciences


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