Research Associate in Immunometabolism (Fixed Term)

University of Cambridge

United Kingdom

June 23, 2021


Research Associate in Immunometabolism (Fixed Term)

We are looking for a highly motivated and experienced Postdoctoral Researcher with outstanding expertise in Immunometabolism, particularly T cell lipid metabolism. The post holder will participate in an exciting project that aims to define the metabolic regulation of human immune cell function. The goal of this project is to delineate on a molecular level how T cell lipid metabolism is regulated, and itself regulates immune-function in health and disease states, and to define how environmental cues are integrated at the cellular level by immune cells to shape cellular metabolism and function.

Informal enquiries are encouraged and should be directed to Professor Christoph Hess (

Fixed-term: The funds for this post are available for 2 years in the first instance.

Once an offer of employment has been accepted, the successful candidate will be required to undergo a health assessment.

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Closing date: 23 June 2021

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 RC26948 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

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  • Department/Location

    Department of Medicine








    9 June 2021

    Closing date

    23 June 2021