Research Assistant (Khaled lab) (Fixed Term)

University of Cambridge
August 15, 2024
Offerd Salary:£29,605-£33,966
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Research Assistant (Khaled lab) (Fixed Term)

A Research Assistant position is available in the laboratory of Dr. Walid Khaled. The group uses multidisciplinary approaches to understand epithelial cell fate decisions during normal development and early stages of tumourigenesis. The lab is now focusing on how the whole tissue responds to tumour initiation. In particular, what is the role of the cell of origin and the stroma/immune microenvironment in shaping the developmental trajectory of nascent cancer cells. To achieve this the lab is recruiting a research assistant scientist to join the team.


We are looking for candidates who hold a BSc and OR MPhil in Biological science with demonstrable experience in analysing scRNAseq data. The candidates should have experience in using R, Python and other sequencing analysis pipelines. It preferable if the candidate has experience in integrating large scRNAseq datasets. It's essential that the post-holders are organised, responsible, able to work collaboratively as a member of a team and can communicate effectively and clearly both orally and in writing. Proven capacity to design, execute, and interpret your own experiments is essential.

Fixed-term: The funds for this post are available for 12 months in the first instance.

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The closing date for applications is: 15th August 2024

The interview date for the role is: 20th August 2024

Please quote reference PS42411 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

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    Wellcome Trust - Medical Research Council Cambridge Stem Cell Institute








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