Senior Research Associate (Mouse Ageing Multiomics)

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The appointment will be at Senior Research Associate (Grade 9) and is subject to approval by the Faculty Board of Clinical Medicine.

A Senior Research Associate position is currently available for an individual to work with considerable responsibility in the laboratory of Prof. Walid T. Khaled at the Department of Pharmacology and Cambridge Stem Cell Institute, University of Cambridge. The successful candidate will play a major role in the running of a Mouse Ageing Multiomic research programme funded by UKRI. The aim of the multi-institution programme is to build a "Time-resolved high-resolution map of age-associated phenotypic, cellular and molecular changes".

The successful candidate will take a lead in driving and delivering the scientific vision of the Programme and co-ordinate with the various stakeholders across multiple institutions. The successful candidate will have significant responsibility for scientific outputs of the Programme including writing and editing publications, undertaking scientific talks and outreach, and grant preparation and monitoring. They will be expected to use their initiative and creativity to solve routine and non-routine problems related to research projects and technical development projects and will also undertake day-to-day management of finances and operations, interactions with the core facilities and wider collaborators and provide training, supervision and mentorship for students, postdocs and support staff in the lab.

The successful candidate will have a PhD, considerable post-doctoral experience in ageing biology research, generating and interpreting large scale single cell genomic data and have significant and demonstrable experience of using the mouse in ageing research. A proven track record in scientific publication on ageing is essential. Applicants must display an ability to undertake project management, work within a multi-disciplinary team environment, and have good presentation and communication skills.

Informal enquiries should be directed to Prof. Walid T. Khaled wtk22[at]

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

Once an offer of employment has been accepted, the successful candidate will be required to undergo a basic disclosure (criminal records check) check and a health assessment.

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The closing date for applications is: 29th November 2023

The interview date for the role is: Week commencing 4th December 2023

Please quote reference PS39442 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

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