Research Assistant

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Closing date: 13th December


Research Assistant

Cardiff University – UK Dementia Research Institute at Cardiff

The UK Dementia Research Institute (DRI) at Cardiff are looking to appoint a Research Assistant. The position will be in the group of Prof Philip Taylor, UK DRI at Cardiff.

The post is funded by the UK DRI. The Centre in Cardiff uses human genetics to understand Alzheimer’s disease risk and functional approaches to determine the underlying disease regulating mechanisms. The successful candidate will join and support the work of a well-funded team supporting their in vivo model programme. The aim of the team’s work is to understand how a specific Alzheimer’s disease risk genes, which are primarily expressed in microglia, contributes to Alzheimer’s disease risk.

Candidates should have practical experience of molecular biology. Experience working with in vivo models would be advantageous.

For further information candidates should contact Prof Philip Taylor (

This post is a full time (35 hours per week), available from 1st February 2022 and is fixed term until 31st March 2023.

Salary: £27,924 – £32,344 per annum (Grade 5)

Closing date: Monday, 13 December 2021

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