Investigator Scientist

Updated: 4 months ago
Location: Cambridge, ENGLAND
Job Type: FullTime
Deadline: 01 Nov 2020

*Investigator Scientist*

*Starting Salary £31,602 - £34,443 per annum*

*Band Salary £31,602 - £40,069 per annum*

*Fixed term to 31 August 2021*

*MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology, Cambridge, UK*

An opportunity is available for an Investigator Scientist to work on the structures of HIV-1 and SARS-CoV-2. The project aims to investigate the structures of HIV-1 and SARS-CoV-2 proteins in situ and invitro by applying cryo-electron tomography, computational image processing and other complimentary methods.

You should have a PhD in a relevant subject and a desire to understand the structures of enveloped viruses. Extensive experience is required in: cryo-electron microscopy and cryo-electron tomography including sample preparation and data collection; computational image processing for both single particle reconstruction and subtomogram averaging; structural studies of enveloped viruses.

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 a defined benefit pension scheme, excellent holiday entitlement (40 ½ days including bank holidays and privilege days) and Benenden Healthcare membership. You will also have access to employee shopping / travel discounts, on site sport and social facilities, as well as salary sacrifice cycle to work schemes and childcare vouchers.

To apply and access full details of the vacancy please visit our job board at https://mrc.tal.net/vx/appcentre-int/candidate/post/2947/en-GB .

If you are unable to apply online please contact us at recruit@mrc-lmb.cam.ac.uk .

*Closing date: 1 November 2020*

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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