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Current vacancies 

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Research Associate (Fixed Term)

Applications are invited for a postdoctoral position in the laboratory of Professor Eric Miska. The candidate will use a combined approach of studying molecular host-bacteria interactions using the c. elegans as a model.

To achieve this, she/he will be experienced in bacterial engineering and culture, in generating and maintaining transgenic c. elegans lines and have a solid molecular background in assays to study gene function and expression including CRISPR/Cas9, RNAseq, small RNAseq and RT-qPCR.

Closing date: 28th July 2021  (Privacy and Data Protection policy)

Media and Glass Washing Facility Co-ordinator

We are looking for an experienced supervisor with an understanding of the research environment to join our busy media preparation & glass washing facility. The media team provide a vital support service to the Institute and prepare a wide range of research solutions and sterile consumables.
The role holder will support the media facility manager in all aspects of running the unit.
Closing date: 30th July 2021  (Privacy and Data Protection policy)

Imaging Associate (part-time)

The Gurdon Institute Imaging Facility (GIIF) provides all scientists within the Gurdon Institute and the wider scientific and engineering community of the University of Cambridge with access to high-end light microscopy equipment and experimental support from sample preparation and image acquisition through to image processing and analysis.

We are looking for an imaging specialist to strengthen our capability to offer light microscopy and image analysis support as we acquire new equipment and continue to increase the variety of expertise available within the GIIF.

Closing date: 31st August 2021  (Privacy and Data Protection policy)