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Grade 7: Salary in range £32,817 - £40,322 per annum

We are seeking a talented and enthusiastic Postdoctoral Research Scientist in Stem Cells and 3D Culture Models to join the research group of Dr Francesco Boccellato at the Ludwig Institute for Cancer Research.

Your goal will be to generate complex 3D in vitro models to rebuild the human gastrointestinal epithelial barrier in vitro and to design genetic tools to monitor cell regeneration. Helping Dr Boccellato in keeping an enthusiastic and productive environment in the lab, by training and supporting junior lab members, you will also be responsible for overseeing the daily housekeeping of the laboratory area and performing any other comparable duties as may be required to ensure the efficient running of the laboratory including its biological safety.

It is essential that you hold a PhD and previous laboratory experience relevant to the project. Significant experience/background in stem cells and primary cell is required as well as experience in cloning and in genetic manipulation of mammalian cell. You will need a strong publication record for the career stage, such as first-author publications in internationally recognised journals. The ability to work independently and as part of a team with excellent communication skills is needed.

Applications for this vacancy are to be made online and you will be required to upload a supporting statement and CV as part of your online application. Your supporting statement must explain how you meet each of the selection criteria for the post using examples of your skills and experience.

This post is offered full-time on a fixed term contract for 24 months, and is funded by the Ludwig Institute for Cancer Research.

Applications must be made online by 12.00 noon (UK time) on 19th May 2021.

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