Opening For Research Group Leader - Cambridge

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Amar Annamalai
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Opening For Research Group Leader - Cambridge

 Job Ref: IRC165833
The Cell Biology Division of the MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology is seeking applications for a tenure-track Group Leader to lead a new research group.  We are particularly keen to recruit someone to develop and lead a programme of research applying in vitro systems such stem cells and organoids to understand the mechanisms by which cells form tissues.
 
The LMB has a record of ground-breaking research, and has recently moved into a new building with facilities for light and electron microscopy, as well as electronic and instrumentation workshops.
 
Applicants should hold a PhD and have an excellent publication record with outstanding potential for independent research. Substantial core funding sufficient to run a small research group will be provided.
 
Find out more about the LMB’s Cell Biology Division at  http://www2.mrc-lmb.cam.ac.uk/research/cell-biology/. Informal enquiries can be made to Sean Munro (sean@mrc-lmb.cam.ac.uk).
 
The salary for this post is £48,658 - £51,524 per annum and will be supported by 30 days annual leave entitlement, an MRC final salary pension scheme and excellent on-site sports and social facilities.
 
Submissions should include a covering letter and full CV, an outline of current research interests (1 page) and a proposal for future research (up to 2 pages), along with the names and addresses of three referees who have agreed to be contacted prior to interview.  
 
Applications are handled by UK Shared Business Services; to apply please visit our job board at http://www.topcareer.jobs/Vacancy/irc165833_4850.aspx