Research Assistant (Biffi Group) (Fixed Term)

University of Cambridge
April 07, 2024
Offerd Salary:£29,605-£33,966
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Contract Type:Fixed-term: The fund
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Research Assistant (Biffi Group) (Fixed Term)

Our lab (https: // www. combines ex vivo human and murine pancreatic tumour organoid/fibroblast co-cultures with murine in vivo models and patient-derived tissues to study and target the interactions between pancreatic cancer cells and the surrounding microenvironment. Typical techniques used in the laboratory are generation of organoid-derived orthotopic transplantation models and genetically engineered mouse models of pancreatic cancer.

The role will support a team that uses mouse models to understand and genetically and pharmacologically target cancer/fibroblast interactions in pancreatic cancer. The successful candidate will mainly provide research support to other group members in relation to our mouse work. Therefore, willingness to work with our mouse models is required.

The successful candidate should be excited about the overall research of the Laboratory, highly collaborative, possess good communication skills and the ability to work effectively as part of a diverse team.

Applicants should have a B.Sc. or M.Sc. degree in a relevant discipline and/or mouse work and laboratory experience.

Candidates are expected to be highly collaborative, great communicators, able to find solutions to problems, to work effectively independently as well as part of a team and to contribute intellectually to other projects developed in the laboratory.

Fixed-term: The funds for this post are available for 3 years in the first instance.

Once an offer of employment has been accepted, the successful candidate will be required to undergo a basic disclosure (criminal records check) check and a security check.

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Please quote reference SW40849 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.

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  • Department/Location

    Cancer Research UK Cambridge Institute








    10 March 2024

    Closing date

    7 April 2024

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