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  • Research Assistant in Human Cancer Evolution (Part Time)

    We are seeking a highly motivated part-time Research Assistant to join Dr David Fernandez-Antoran's team at the Gurdon Institute, University of Cambridge. The successful candidate will work on a collaborative project…

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  • Research Assistant in Developmental Mechanics

    We are looking for a full-time Research Assistant working closely with Dr Fengtong Ji in Dr Fengzhu Xiong's lab at the Gurdon Institute, University of Cambridge. The successful candidate will…

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  • Senior Bioinformatician

    The core bioinformatics group at the Gurdon Institute, University of Cambridge is recruiting a Senior Bioinformatician to extend our capabilities in delivering world class research into developmental biology. Our group supports…

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  • Building Services Technician

    An opportunity has arisen for a versatile Building Services Technician to join our building maintenance/facilities team, providing an efficient and reliable service to our purpose-built research laboratories located in central…

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The Gurdon Institute has given me considerable support throughout the years that I have been working here; aiding my redeployment, facilitating flexible part-time working and most recently awarding me a promotion.

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