Research Associate (Fixed Term)

Updated: 2 months ago
Location: Cambridge, ENGLAND
Job Type: FullTime
Deadline: 10 Aug 2021

Salary: £32,816-£40,322

Reference: SC27376

Closing date: 10 August 2021

Investigating alpha1-antitrypsin phase transition in the endoplasmic reticulum

We are seeking a post-doctoral research associate to join the lab of Professor Stefan  Marciniak in the Cambridge Institute for Medical Research (CIMR) to study the role of protein phase transitions in alpha1-antitrypsin deficiency.  The Marciniak lab combines cell biology, biochemistry, and translational medicine to understand the role of proteotoxicity in human disease https://www.cimr.cam.ac.uk/staff/professor-stefan-marciniak .

The Alpha1-Foundation-funded post is at research associate (post-doc) level and so a PhD in a relevant discipline and expertise in mammalian cell culture are essential. Expertise in proteomics, flow cytometry, confocal microscopy or stem cells would be advantageous.

The successful applicant will use a variety of cutting-edge microscopy and proteomics techniques to understand the effects of protein phase transitions on function of the endoplasmic reticulum of iPSC-derived hepatocytes.

Fixed-term: The funds for this post are available for 2 years in the first instance.

To apply online for this vacancy and to view further information about the role, please visit: http://www.jobs.cam.ac.uk/job/30561 .

Please contact Professor Stefan Marciniak at sjm20@cam.ac.uk and Dr Joe Chambers at jec202@cam.ac.uk for further information.

Please quote reference SC27376 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

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