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Research Associate

Department of Medicine

University of Cambridge, Trinity Ln, Cambridge, UK


  • Posted on: 11th Feb 2021
  • Salary: £32,816-£40,322
  • REF: RC25668
  • Closes: 24th February 2021
  • Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
  • Hours: Full Time

Applicants are invited for a post-doctoral research associate position in infectious diseases funded by a Biomedical Research Centre award to work with Professor Andrew Lever and Dr Mark Wills.

The project will, in part, involve carrying out laboratory assays on HIV latency alongside studying factors involved in cellular responses to the virus.

The position requires a post-doctoral scientist with excellent laboratory skills in addition to a virological and/or immunological background, and a strong interest in HIV. Experience working with primary blood samples and cell separation techniques as well as cell culture are valuable. Experience with HIV under Containment Level 3 (CL3) conditions would be advantageous, however training to work at CL3 would be provided if necessary.

The post is available from 1 March 2021.

Informal enquiries should be directed to Professor Andrew Lever (sgd21@medschl.cam.ac.uk)

Fixed-term: The funds for this post are available until 31 March 2022 in the first instance.

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

Click the ‘Apply’ button below to register an account with our recruitment system (if you have not already) and apply online.

Closing Date: 24th February 2021

Please ensure that you upload a covering letter and CV in the Upload section of the online application. The covering letter should outline how you match the criteria for the post and why you are applying for this role. If you upload any additional documents which have not been requested, we will not be able to consider these as part of your application.

Please include details of your referees, including email address and phone number, one of which must be your most recent line manager.

Please quote reference RC25668 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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