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Research Group Leader Tenure Track - Structural Studies - LMB 2218

MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology.
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
£57,305 to £65,348 per annum
Closing date
Oct 1, 2023

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Life Sciences, Bioinformatics
Position Type
Full Time
Job Type
Group Leader/Principal Investigator
Organization Type

Research Group Leader Tenure Track
Starting Salary £57,305 to £65,348 per annum
MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology, Cambridge, UK

The MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology wishes to recruit a new Research Group Leader (Tenure Track) to the Division of Structural Studies.

We are seeking to appoint an outstanding scientist with research interests in the use of computational approaches for understanding molecular and cellular structure, with a specific area of interest in cryo-ET computational methods development including approaches to analyse, visualise and interpret cryo-electron tomography data.

We are looking for a dynamic individual with a flair for innovation and methods development and game-changing ideas for the development of computational methods in molecular and structural biology.

You should hold a PhD and have an excellent publication record with outstanding potential for independent research.

The LMB has an inclusive and collaborative working culture and you will be based in our state-of-the-art building on the Cambridge Biomedical Campus. You will be able to access our range of excellent benefits including a staff restaurant with roof terrace, on-site nursery, sports and social facilities. You will be eligible to join our defined benefit pension scheme with an employer contribution of 16%, holiday entitlement of 40.5 days per annum (including bank holidays and privilege days) and a generous employee discount scheme. We are also committed to providing training and development opportunities including support towards role-related qualifications.

The MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology (LMB) is part of UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) which brings together nine research and innovation partners, more information can be found at and

Submissions should include a full CV, cover letter and research proposal.

This role qualifies for endorsement by UKRI for a UK Global Talent Visa, for which the successful applicant is likely to be eligible to apply. Immigration costs (visa and health surcharge) can be reclaimed from UKRI after taking up the post (terms and conditions apply).

To apply and access full details of the vacancy please visit our job board at .
If you are unable to apply online please contact us at

Closing date: Sunday 1st October 2023

Final appointments will be subject to a pre-employment screening.

We actively support equality, diversity and inclusion in all our activities, processes and culture. We encourage applications from all sections of society. The LMB particularly welcomes women, minority ethnic and disabled candidates to apply for this vacancy as they are currently under-represented. We are a disability inclusive employer and encourage disabled people to apply for this role. You are very welcome to contact us for information about the application process and any adjustments you may require;







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