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Applications are invited for a Research Assistant to work with Dr Virginia Pedicord at the Cambridge Institute of Therapeutic Immunology & Infectious Disease (CITIID) in the Jeffrey Cheah Biomedical Centre. The primary aim of this post is to support on-going work investigating the mechanisms of interactions between the gut microbiome and host immunity.

The successful applicant will possess at least a Bachelor's degree in Biological Science, or a related subject, have extensive "hands-on" experience of cell culture, DNA and RNA processing and other standard laboratory techniques, and possess excellent communication skills.

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 security check.

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Please ensure that you upload a covering letter and a 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. The interview date for the role is: To be confirmed. Please quote reference RC41472 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

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