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Group Leader position available at MRC-NIMR London

Posted by , on 4 September 2011

Closing Date: 15 March 2021

Applications are invited for a Principal Investigator position to lead a new research group in Cell and Developmental Biology. We are particularly interested in candidates using quantitative approaches to study any aspect of the cellular and molecular dynamics of developing tissues.

Candidates should have an outstanding track record and an ability to lead a team pursuing original long-term research goals. Core support, including laboratory and animal staff will be provided by the Medical Research Council. MRC-NIMR offers an exciting, supportive and collaborative environment, comprising state-of-the-art imaging and mass spectrometry, high throughput sequencing and computational facilities, FACS, and excellent transgenic fish, frog, mouse and Drosophila facilities

For an overview of research at NIMR, see

Informal enquiries to J-P Vincent ( or James Briscoe (

Applications should include a cover letter, full Curriculum Vitae, the names and addresses of three referees, an outline of current research interests (1 page) and a proposal for future research (1-2 pages).

The level of appointment will be determined based on expertise and experience. Benefits include Membership of MRC Final Pension Scheme and 30 days annual leave.

Closing date: 31 October 2011 Interview date: to be confirmed

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 IRC 27831.

The MRC is an Equal Opportunities Employer
Final appointments will be subject to a pre employment screening

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