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. stemcells.cam.ac.uk/).
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. stemcells.cam.ac.uk/people/pi/lee). 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
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
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
Fixed-term: The funds for this post are available for 24 months in the first
Click the 'Apply' button below to register an account with our recruitment
system (if you have not already) and apply online.
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.
Wellcome Trust - Medical Research Council Cambridge Stem Cell Institute
23 August 2022
10 October 2022