Research Associate: Studying Protein Oligomers in Human CSF (Fixed Term)

A post-doctoral research position is available from October 2016 for one year in the group led by Professor David Klenerman in the Department of Chemistry, University of Cambridge. The aim of the project is to develop methods to enrich the protein aggregates present in the CSF of patients with neurodegenerative disease, present at picomolar concentrations, so these oligomers can be characterised by mass spectrometry and used in cellular assays.

Applicants should have a recent PhD in biophysics, chemistry or biochemistry, and ideally have previous experience in working with CSF and an interest in neurodegenerative disease.

Fixed-term: The funds for this post are available for 1 years in the first instance.

To apply online for this vacancy and to view further information about the role, please visit: This will take you to the role on the University’s Job Opportunities pages. There you will need to click on the ‘Apply online’ button and register an account with the University’s Web Recruitment System (if you have not already) and log in before completing the online application form.

Please ensure that you upload your Curriculum Vitae (CV), a covering letter and 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 regarding the post, please contact Sharon Connor

Please quote reference MA09864 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

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