Research Associate (Fixed Term)

The University of Cambridge is one of the world's oldest universities and leading academic centres. If you're looking for a new challenge and would like excellent benefits, extensive learning opportunities and a stimulating working environment in return for your skills and contribution, there could be a job here for you.

We seek an experienced, organised, motivated and proactive Research Associate to coordinate research across several dementia neuroscience studies. This new post is to collect, manage and coordinate research and acquire data in projects led by Professor James B. Rowe at the MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit and the Cambridge Centre for Frontotemporal Dementia and Related Disorders (CCFTD). Based in the MRC CBU, you will be an integral part of our team, facilitating and supporting clinical research. The MRC-CBU and CCFTD together provide a specialised environment for high-quality clinical research into frontotemporal dementia and related disorders. The Research Associate will support clinical and non-clinical staff to ensure the highest standard of research and research governance. This position offers a unique opportunity to contribute to advancing our understanding of neurological disorders while working within a dynamic, collaborative and innovative research environment. For informal inquires, contact

Fixed-term: The funds for this post are available until 31 March 2027 in the first instance

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Applicants must have (or be close to obtaining) a PhD.

Appointment at Research Associate level is dependent on having a PhD. Those who have submitted but not yet received their PhD will initially be appointed as a Research Assistant (Grade 5, Point 38 £31,411) moving to Research Associate (Grade 7) upon confirmation of your PhD award.

Please ensure that you upload a covering letter and CV in the Upload section of the online application. The covering letter should outline how you match the criteria for the post and why you are applying for this role. 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 your referees, including email address and phone number, one of which must be your most recent line manager.

Please quote reference SU40378 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

The University actively supports equality, diversity and inclusion and encourages applications from all sections of society.

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

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