Research Assistant in Chemistry
University of Cambridge Department of Chemistry
United Kingdom

Fixed-term: The funds for this post are available until 30 September 2021 in the first instance.

Applications are invited for a research assistant to join the group of Prof. Tuomas P.J. Knowles at the Department of Chemistry, University of Cambridge. The successful candidate will join an existing team working on the molecular and biophysical aspects of protein phase behaviour. They will be responsible for the development and use of novel assays to study the phase transition of proteins.

The successful candidate will have (or be about to obtain) an MSc or equivalent in the Biomolecular Sciences or Molecular Bioengineering. They will be highly motivated and should have experience in work with intrinsically disordered proteins and phase separating proteins. Previous experience with advanced optical techniques, such as single-molecule methods, is desirable. The candidate must have the ability to work effectively as part of a team, have strong interpersonal skills, and work independently.

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Please ensure that you upload your Curriculum Vitae (CV), a covering letter and include a publications list in the upload section of the online application. If you upload any additional documents that have not been requested, we will not be able to consider these as part of your application.

For queries relating to your application or the application process, please contact Echo Williamson

Please quote reference MA25311 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

The Department holds an Athena SWAN silver award for women in Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics, and Medicine.

The University actively supports equality, diversity and inclusion and encourages applications from all sections of society.

The University has a responsibility to ensure that all employees are eligible to live and work in the UK.

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