Research Assistant (Lee Lab) (Fixed Term)

University of Cambridge

United Kingdom

October 10, 2022


Research Assistant (Lee Lab) (Fixed Term)

The Wellcome - Medical Research Council Cambridge Stem Cell Institute is an international centre of excellence for stem cell research and regenerative medicine. Scientists in the Institute collaborate to advance our knowledge of various stem cell types and to perform pioneering work in translational research areas, providing the foundation for new medical treatments (https: // www.

We are looking for a self-motivated, reliable and well-trained research assistant to join the research team of Dr Joo-Hyeon Lee (https: // www. Lee lab studies how stem cells sense environmental changes and determine their cell fate in lung homeostasis and during lung regeneration after injury repair utilising sophisticated genetic mouse models with lineage tracing techniques, high- resolution imaging analysis, single cell transcriptomics, ex vivo mouse and patient-derived human organoid culture with CRISPR-mediated gene regulation. Successful applicants will learn diverse state-of-art techniques and be actively involved in research projects, as well as support the management of the lab.


Successful applicants should have a Bachelor degree in a Bioscience related subject. Experience of murine genetic models and primary cell cultures is essential. Experience in CRISPR genome editing, flow cytometry analysis, and confocal image analysis will be highly advantageous. Good knowledge in development and stem cell biology, and molecular cloning would be preferable. Highly organised, independent, and collaborative persons should apply for this position.

Start date is flexible but can be as early as November 2022.

Informal enquiries about the post are also welcome via email to Dr Joo-Hyeon Lee,

Fixed-term: The funds for this post are available for 24 months in the first instance.

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Closing Date: 10th October 2022

Interview Date: TBC.

Please ensure that you upload a covering letter and CV in the Upload section of the online application. The covering letter should outline how you match the criteria for the post and why you are applying for this role. If you upload any additional documents which have not been requested, we will not be able to consider these as part of your application.

Please include details of your referees, including email address and phone number, one of which must be your most recent line manager.

Please quote reference PS32850 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.

The University has a responsibility to ensure that all employees are eligible to live and work in the UK.

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    Wellcome Trust - Medical Research Council Cambridge Stem Cell Institute








    23 August 2022

    Closing date

    10 October 2022