Life Sciences Research for Lifelong Health

Research Assistant or Postdoctoral Research Scientist

Lymphocyte Signalling

The Babraham Institute is a charity which is world renowned for its research in life sciences to enhance lives and improve wellbeing.
The Linterman Laboratory are seeking an enthusiastic and motivated Research Assistant or Postdoctoral Research Scientist to participate in a European Research Council (ERC) funded research programme.
The programme aims to investigate how the immune system responds to vaccination, and determine how to improve the response in cases where there is an unmet clinical need. The successful applicant will work as part of our team to move our research forward.
The position will suit someone who has previous laboratory experience, ideally with familiarity in one or more of the following techniques:
  • Flow cytometry
  • Cell culture
  • Molecular Biology
  • Human blood sample processing
  • Confocal microscopy
 Funding for this position is available up to 31st May 2020, with the possibility for extension after this date.
Our laboratory comprises a fun, interactive and international group of scientists who is embedded within the Lymphocyte Signalling and Development Programme at the Babraham Institute. More information can be found at
Potential candidates are encouraged to contact Michelle Linterman ( to discuss the role in more detail.

Starting salary is £25,795 per annum to £34,166 per annum
(depending on experience)
Further information about the Institute can be found on our website. Application forms and further details are available electronically (, or e-mail:
Full details of the position can be found here
On applying please quote reference ML-RA-PRS
Closing date for completed applications is Wednesday 20th September 2017.
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