Programme Leader Track - Structural Studies - Dr David Barford/Dr Sjors Scheres - LMB 1488

Updated: 3 months ago
Location: Cambridge, ENGLAND
Job Type: FullTime
Deadline: 23 Mar 2021

Programme Leader Track
Starting Salary £51,927 to £64,198 per annum
MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology, Cambridge, UK

The MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology has a tradition of solving fundamental questions in molecular biology, often requiring sustained research effort over many decades. We now invite applications for a new Programme Leader Track position in the Division of Structural Studies. We are interested in applicants with a research programme in the area of molecular and/or cellular structural biology, and who seek to tackle long-term problems that will have a transformative impact on our understanding of fundamental biological processes. The research programme should be suitably ambitious and challenging to take full advantage of the outstanding and stable research environment at the MRC-LMB.

The MRC-LMB is one of the birthplaces of molecular and structural biology and offers exceptional research facilities, including electron microscopy, crystallography and NMR, as well as mass spectrometry, light microscopy and biophysics, supported by electronic and mechanical workshops.

We welcome applicants from all scientific disciplines. Applications to include a full CV and a two to three page research plan (minimum font size of 10).

The MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology is a research institute within UK Research and Innovation (UKRI). UKRI is an 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 .


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 & 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.

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Closing date: 23 March 2021 

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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