May 10, 2011

Postdoctoral Scientist : Cambridge, CB2 0QH , UK

MRC: job description
Postdoctoral Scientist
£26,022 to £27,623 per annum

We are looking to recruit up to five Postdoctoral scientists to work with Dr Jason Chin. The successful candidates will join Dr Chinâ's expanding research programme, which includes the new Centre for Chemical & Synthetic Biology (CCSB). The postholders will develop and apply methods to genetically encode new amino acids in proteins. For recent examples see: A Gautier et al. J.Am Chem . Soc. 2010, H. Neumann et al. Mol. Ce11.2009, & Neumann et al Nature 2010.

You should have a PhD in a biological or physical science (or due to complete doctoral studies within six months of applying). Candidates should have substantial experience with molecular biology techniques.

Successful candidates will be awarded a two year Career Development Fellowship funded by the European Research Council. This is a training and development position for a postdoctoral scientist who has recently completed her or his doctoral studies or is moving into a new research discipline.

Your salary will be supported by a flexible pay and reward policy, 30 days annual leave entitlement, an optional MRC final salary pension scheme and excellent on-site sports and social facilities.

Applications are handled by the RCUK Shared Services Centre; to apply please visit our job board at and complete an online application form. Applicants who would like to receive this advert in an alternative format (e.g. large print, Braille, audio or hard copy), or who are unable to apply online should contact us by telephone on 01793 867003, please
quote reference number IRC17049.

Closing date: 25th May 2011
Final appointments will be subject to a pre employment screening
The Medical Research Council is an Equal Opportunities Employer

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