Chief Research Laboratory Technician

Job Details
Closing Date: 2020-03-01
Institution: University of Cambridge
Term: until 31 May 2024
Keyword Names: Technician/Technical, Academic/Research
Salary: £26,715-£30,942
Line 1: University of Cambridge
City: Cambridge
Country: United Kingdom

Job Description

Chief Research Laboratory Technician

Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Cambridge Biomedical Campus, UK

Applications are invited for a full time Chief Research Laboratory Technician to join the Division of Cardiovascular Medicine at the Cambridge Biomedical Campus.

We are interested in examining the links between mitochondrial dysfunction and atherosclerosis, and aim to identify novel mechanisms and potential therapeutic targets in vascular disease. The successful applicant will provide a wide range of technical assistance to assist our laboratory research. A variety of cell and molecular biological techniques will be required including isolation of primary cells, QPCR, western blotting, flow cytometry and immunofluorescence.

Experience in assessment of mitochondrial function (including oxygen consumption, glycolysis and ATP levels), confocal microscopy and in vivo models would be an advantage. You will also assist in the general running of the laboratory and liaising with other team members.

The ideal candidate will have a BSc in Biological Sciences (or equivalent) and possess strong practical experience in cellular/molecular biology. Applicants who hold a HND, or who are qualified by experience, will also be considered.

Enquires are welcome and can be addressed to Dr Emma Yu at

Fixed-term: The funds for this post are available until 31 May 2024 in the first instance.

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