Vacancy – Senior Laboratory Technician





Senior Laboratory Technician

WT – MRC Cambridge Stem Cell Institute

& Department of Medicine

Applications are invited from enthusiastic, motivated and experienced Research Technicians to join Dr Sanjay Sinha’s group, based within the Cambridge Stem Cell Institute. This part-time post is funded by a British Heart Foundation programme grant. The Sinha Lab ( uses induced pluripotent stem cells (iPSC) to model aortic disease such as Marfan syndrome to identify molecular mechanisms and new treatments (Granata et al. Nature Genetics 2017;49:97-109).

The role is primarily concerned with the management and smooth running of Dr Sinha’s research group. The role holder will organise the laboratory in terms of maintaining equipment, supplies and expenditure. In addition, the role holder will provide technical, experimental and administrative support to the Sinha lab. The ideal candidate will have at least an HNC, or equivalent, in a biological subject, together with experience in areas of relevance to the research group. Excellent organisational skills and the ability to work as part of a team, as well as independently, are also essential.

This is a full-time position for up to 5 years, with the possibility of further extension.

Informal enquiries directed to Dr Sanjay Sinha ( are encouraged.

Fixed term: The position is available from 1st Nov 2017 until 31st Oct 2022.

Applications at

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted. Closing date: 8th October 2017.

Forthcoming Meetings

  • 2018 BAS / BSCR / BCS Spring Meeting

    Venue: Manchester Central Dates: Monday 4-Tuesday 5 June 2018 Abstract submission deadline: tbd  Sessions titles: Aging and senescence in the cardiovascular system Nanomedicine for future diagnosis and treatment of cardiovascular disease Inflammation as a link between hypertension and cardiovascular risk

  • BAS Autumn meeting 2018, Queens College, Cambridge

      “From the Vulnerable Plaque to the Vulnerable Patient” Thursday 6th – Friday 7th September 2018 Venue: Queens College, Cambridge               Sessions will include: The Molecular Basis of Vulnerable Plaques Michael Davis Early Career

  • BAS Autumn Meeting 2017: The Role of Immunometabolic Pathways in Atherosclerosis

    Dates: Thursday 14- Friday 15 September 2017 Venue: Murray Edwards College, Cambridge Further venue information for travelling to Cambridge: Visit Cambridge guide to travelling to the City Murray Edwards College Local Area Map Cambridge Area Road Map The 2017 conference