Research Associate (Fixed Term) University of Cambridge Cambridge Institute for Medical Research - Haematology United Kingdom

Research Associate (Fixed Term)


Cambridge Institute for Medical Research - Haematology








11 April 2019

Closing date

10 May 2019


A Research Associate position is available from 1 June 2019 for structural studies on the binding of chemical chaperones to the Z variant of alpha-1-antitrypsin. The research is based in the modern facilities of the Cambridge Institute for Medical Research which is fully equipped for protein expression, purification, robotic crystallisation and X-ray data collection. Further details on the research group can be found at


Qualifications and Experience: The candidate must have a PhD with a background in protein biochemistry, protein-protein and protein-ligand interactions. Experience is required in expression of proteins from eukaryotic and prokaryotic systems, biochemical and biophysical analysis (including fluorescence, ITC, Biacore, Octet, etc), NMR spectroscopy and crystallography. This project is well-suited to a creative, independent, highly-motivated researcher, with a proven track-record and an interest in translational research. Priority will be given to scientists trained in structural biology.


Fixed-term: The funds for this post are available until 31 May 2021 in the first instance.


Once an offer of employment has been accepted, the successful candidate will be required to undergo a health assessment.


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Informal enquiries may be made to Prof James A. Huntington (


Please quote reference SB18789 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.


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