Proteomics Facility Assistant

Cambridge Institute for Medical Research (CIMR)

University of Cambridge, Trinity Ln, Cambridge, UK


  • Posted on: 17th Nov 2021
  • Salary: £29,614-£35,326
  • REF: SA29063
  • Closes: 05th December 2021
  • Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
  • Hours: Full Time

The Cambridge Institute for Medical Research (CIMR) is a cross-departmental research institute. Part of the University of Cambridge School of Clinical Medicine, CIMR is located in a dedicated research building on the Cambridge Biomedical Campus. At the interface between laboratory research and the clinic, CIMR’s mission is to determine the molecular mechanisms of disease in order to advance human health. To achieve this, we leverage deep collaborations between basic and clinician scientists, built on shared interests, outstanding core facilities and an inclusive, supportive working environment.

The CIMR Proteomics Facility strives to meet the evolving demands of internal and external Users in a rapidly-developing field. The Facility operates several Orbitrap mass spectrometers plus a wide variety of software tools ranging from commercial packages to custom scripts.

An opportunity has arisen for a Proteomics Facility Assistant to join our small team. This varied role will support the Facility Manager to ensure smooth the day-to-day operation of the Facility, covering laboratory work (preparation of samples for mass spectrometry), laboratory organisation (maintaining stock levels), tracking sample storage and processing, and assisting with the provision of quotes for Users and itemised data for CIMR’s Finance Team for invoicing, and other internal reporting requirements.

The successful candidate will be educated to degree level in biochemistry or chemistry, have experience in general biochemical laboratory techniques, be meticulous, highly organised and process-driven and dedicated to providing an excellent service for Facility Users, and prepared to learn and apply new techniques and approaches as required.

Fixed-term: The funds for this post are available until January 2025 in the first instance.

Once an offer of employment has been accepted, the successful candidate will be required to undergo a health assessment.

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For informal enquiries about the role contact Dr. Robin Antrobus via e-mail For enquiries about the recruitment process, contact Charlotte Yelton, HR Supervisor, email

Please quote reference SA29063 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

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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