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Junior Clinical Training Scholarship in Equine Studies

From Jobs at the University of Cambridge. Published on Nov 14, 2014.

One-year Junior Clinical Training Scholarship £14,700.00 per annum

Start date 1 April 2015

Applications are invited from recently qualified veterinarians for this 12 month post-graduate training programme offering high-quality, post-graduate training in equine studies. The emphasis will be on gaining practical clinical experience in equine medicine and surgery under the supervision of recognised specialists, and will allow the Scholar to identify specific fields in which to specialise, either in preparation for Senior Clinical Scholarship training programmes, or specialist private practice.

An applicant must be a Member of the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons, or hold a veterinary degree qualifying him or her for membership.

For informal enquiries about the scholarship programme, please contact Kate Smith, Equine Surgeon, ks629@cam.ac.uk or 01223 765804.

Closing date: 4 January 2015

Interview date: 14 January 2015

Fixed-term: 1 years.

Application form (JCTS1) and information pack: contact Melissa Large on 01223 337055, quoting title of Scholarship, or download from link below.

Completed application form, curriculum vitae and covering letter: send to Melissa Large, Department of Veterinary Medicine, Madingley Road, Cambridge, CB3 OES, or submit via email vetmed@hermes.cam.ac.uk

Please quote reference PP04741 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

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Research Associate (Fixed Term)

From Jobs at the University of Cambridge. Published on Dec 11, 2014.

University of Cambridge Department of Veterinary Medicine West Cambridge Site and Stevenage Bioscience Catalyst Site Campus

Limit of Tenure 31 July 2016

Fixed-term: The funds for this post are available for 22 months in the first instance.

Targeting Toll-Like Receptor 4 for the treatment of allergic respiratory disease, we require a postdoctoral researcher working with Professors Clare Bryant and Nick Gay at the Stevenage Bioscience Catalyst site.

You will be required to primarily manage the characterisation of small molecular inhibitors in the cellular models and will work in parallel with a structural biology postdoctoral researcher who is performing the in silico analysis and will perform purified protein studies on molecules that are positive in the cellular screens. Candidates are expected to have a PhD in biological sciences and have skills in cellular assays, including cell culture techniques, luciferase reporter assays, ELISA assays, cell viability assays and basic molecular cloning skills. You should have good communication skills and be able to write reports and present them to the lab group as well as collaborators.

For informal enquiries please contact Professor Clare Bryant ceb27@cam.ac.uk

The position will be based at the Stevenage Bioscience Catalyst site campus which is a unique bioscience community created to provide academics, small biotech and life sciences companies and start-ups with access to the expertise, networks and scientific facilities traditionally associated with multinational pharmaceutical companies.

The closing date for applications is 4th January 2015

Interviews will be held on 15th January 2015

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

To apply online for this vacancy, please click on the 'Apply' button below. This will route you to the University's Web Recruitment System, where you will need to register an account (if you have not already) and log in before completing the online application form.

Further information about the role is available at the link below. To apply online for this vacancy, please click on the 'Apply' button below. This will route you to the University's Web Recruitment System, where you will need to register an account (if you have not already) and log in before completing the online application form. Please supply a completed application form, C.V. and a letter stating your interest in the position If you upload any additional documents which have not been requested, we will not be able to consider these as part of your application. Please include details of referees who you are willing for us to contact before an interview if invited.

Please quote reference PP04960 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

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Research Associate/Senior Research Associate (Fixed Term)

From Jobs at the University of Cambridge. Published on Nov 24, 2014.

University of Cambridge Department of Veterinary Medicine West Cambridge Site

Stipend:

Senior Research Associate £38,511.00 to £48,743.00

Research Associate £28,695.00 to £37,394.00

Limit of Tenure 3 Years

Fixed-term: The funds for this post are available for 3 years in the first instance.

The Department of Veterinary Medicine is recruiting a Senior Research Associate / Research Associate to work on an exciting and multidisciplinary project that will study the impact of antimicrobials on the within-host dynamics of bacterial infections. The work will analyse the effects of a number of antibiotics on the dynamics of growth, spread, persistence and relapse of bacterial infections, in order to optimise and rationalise treatment. The research will generate an innovative biological and mathematical platform capable of rigorously linking antimicrobial treatment to in vivo pathogen behaviour.

Candidates should hold a PhD in microbiology or a closely related discipline and should have substantial experience of molecular microbiology. Experience in next generation sequencing and data analysis, immunological assays, molecular purification, liquid chromatography-mass spectrometry and use of animal models of infection will be advantageous.

Informal enquiries should be directed to Dr. Pietro Mastroeni (pm274@cam.ac.uk)

Closing date: 4th January 2015 Interviews will be held: 26th January 2015

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

To apply online for this vacancy, please click on the 'Apply' button below. This will route you to the University's Web Recruitment System, where you will need to register an account (if you have not already) and log in before completing the online application form.

Applicants should submit a CHRIS/6, CV, covering letter outlining suitability for the role and contact details for three references. Please ensure that you upload your Curriculum Vitae (CV) and a covering letter in the Upload section of the online application. If you upload any additional documents which have not been requested, we will not be able to consider these as part of your application. Further particulars for the role and information about the Department www.vet.cam.ac.uk

Please quote reference PP04808 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

The University values diversity and is committed to equality of opportunity.

The University has a responsibility to ensure that all employees are eligible to live and work in the UK.