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All the latest job opportunities from within the Alzheimer’s Research UK Cambridge Drug Discovery Institute will be advertised here.

Research Associate (Neurobiology Scientist)

The Alzheimer’s Research UK Cambridge Drug Discovery Institute (DDI) is seeking a talented Research Associate (Neurobiology Scientist) with experience in animal and cellular models of neurodegeneration to join its growing biology team.

The successful applicant will hold a PhD (or equivalent) in a related subject and possess additional neurobiology research experience. They will have a research background that involves working on rodents and possess skills related to in vivo animal and cell based models of neurodegenerative disease. Moreover, they will have communication skills and a willingness to work as part of a team in order to drive forward collaborative projects. We welcome applications from candidates with purely neurodegenerative disease experience, expertise in behavioural and cognitive tasks or who have prior experience in coordinating preclinical drug studies. Furthermore, experience of investigating the relevance and therapeutic potential of neurodegeneration targets and mechanisms through genetic manipulation would be advantageous.

Closing date for applications is 17 December 2017, to find out more please visit the website.

Research Laboratory Co-ordinator

Reporting to the Chief Scientific Officer (CSO), you will have authority to coordinate and oversee the running of the research laboratories to ensure the efficient use of resources and will liaise with the Heads of Biology and Chemistry to ensure the effective operation of the institute. You will be responsible for ensuring that documentation associated with Health and Safety is kept up-to-date and will assist the CSO in ensuring the safe running of the institute. You will have responsibility for procurement and effective provision of equipment, reagents and consumables, ensuring efficient use of resources. You will ensure the smooth running of the laboratories through equipment maintenance and upkeep. You will also support the institute through administration such as staff inductions and coordinating meetings as well as other activities.

Closing date for applications is 17 December 2017, to find out more please visit the website.