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Research Technician

Posted by , on 17 October 2013

Closing Date: 15 March 2021

Salary: £24,049 – £27,047

Wellcome Trust – Medical Research Council Cambridge Stem Cell Institute, University of Cambridge, Tennis Court Road, Cambridge, CB2 1QR, UK.

Fixed Term:
The funds for this post are available until 31st May 2017 in the first instance.



The Wellcome Trust – Medical Research Council Cambridge Stem Cell Institute draws together outstanding researchers from 25 stem cell laboratories in Cambridge to form a world-leading centre for stem cell biology and medicine. Scientists in the Institute collaborate to generate new knowledge and understanding of the biology of stem cells and provide the foundation for new medical treatments.


A position of Research Technician is available in the laboratory of Dr. Brian Hendrich. The role is part of the “Transcriptional Control of Stem Cell Fate” research group within the Wellcome Trust – Medical Research Council Cambridge Stem Cell Institute. The role holder will play a crucial part in assisting senior researchers and organising lab reagents and equipment for an established research group, consisting of 8-10 researchers.


Applicants should have A levels or a university degree in life sciences or equivalent, and have experience in molecular biology and biochemical techniques, and a good working knowledge of aspects of chromatin biology, stem cell biology, and transcriptional control. Experience with mammalian cell culture would be a bonus. Applicants should be meticulous in their work and have a passion for biological research.

To apply, please visit our vacancies webpage:

Informal enquiries are also welcome via email:

Applications must be submitted by 17:00 on the closing date of 17th November 2013.

Interviews will be held on the afternoon of Wednesday 4th December 2013. If you have not been invited for interview by 27th November 2013, you have not been successful on this occasion.

Please quote reference PS01905 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

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