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Two Research Scientist positions available: Axon Degeneration

Closing date: 20 Jun 2011

Vacancy Reference No: MC/SPOC/ST   

Salary: £28,409 to £29,356 starting salary

Address: Personnel Department, The Babraham Institute, Babraham, Cambridge CB22 3AT, UK

Duration: Up to 20 months

A postdoctoral research scientist is required for a project in the group of Dr. Michael Coleman, pictured right, to identify the molecular target of a drug that delays the degeneration of axons. Using genetic and pharmacological methods in primary neuronal culture, the successful candidate will study the effects on axon survival of deleting a target protein, testing existing and new inhibitors and studying the metabolic consequences by mass spectrometry and other methods.  Conclusive identification of the target should provide a firm basis for follow-up optimisation and in vivo studies. This is a limited term contract with funding available for up 20 months. On applying please quote reference MC/SPOC/ST.

Further Information:

Starting salary will be according to qualifications and experience. Benefits include pension scheme.

Application forms are available electronically from the Babraham website at http://www.babraham.ac.uk/Opportunities/mc_spoc_st/mc_spoc_st.html or contact our 24-hour Recruitment Line on: +44-1223-496365, or email babraham.personnel@bbsrc.ac.uk

Please email completed forms to babraham.personnel@bbsrc.ac.uk

Closing date for completed applications is 20th June 2011.  If this deadline is close or past when reading this ad, please send a brief expression of interest email to michael.coleman@bbsrc.ac.uk as soon as possible pending a full application. AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITIES EMPLOYER: The Babraham Institute receives strategic funding from the Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council

Contact Details:

michael.coleman@bbsrc.ac.uk


Research Assistant: Axon Degeneration

Closing date: 20 Jun 2011

Vacancy Reference No: MC/MRC/ST     Salary: £24,308 to £26,000 starting salary

Address: Personnel Department, The Babraham Institute, Babraham, Cambridge CB22 3AT, UK

Duration: Up to 2 years

The Research Assistant will support a range of projects within the group primarily through coordination of mouse breeding, genotyping and tissue preparation, with a particular focus on models of Alzheimer’s disease and Huntington’s disease. There is ample scope to learn other methods as desired and for some independent project work. This is a limited term contract with funding available for up to two years. On applying please quote reference MC/MRC/ST.

Further Information:

Starting salary will be according to qualifications and experience. Benefits include pension scheme.

Application forms are available electronically from the Babraham website at http://www.babraham.ac.uk/Opportunities/mc_spoc_st/mc_spoc_st.html or contact our 24-hour Recruitment Line on: +44-1223-496365, or email babraham.personnel@bbsrc.ac.uk

Please email completed forms to babraham.personnel@bbsrc.ac.uk

Closing date for completed applications is 20th June 2011.  If this deadline is close or past when reading this ad, please send a brief expression of interest email to michael.coleman@bbsrc.ac.uk as soon as possible pending a full application.

AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITIES EMPLOYER: The Babraham Institute receives strategic funding from the Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council

Contact Details:

michael.coleman@bbsrc.ac.uk

Posted on 10/06/2011

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