Marie Sklodowska-Curie Innovative Training Network Early-Stage Researcher (ESR) Fellowship


University of Oxford, Oxford, UK


  • Posted on: 22nd Feb 2021
  • Salary: MCR: From £37,805 p.a.
  • REF: 149406
  • Closes: 08th March 2021
  • Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
  • Hours: Full Time

Job Details

Marie Sklodowska-Curie Innovative Training Network Early-Stage Researcher (ESR) Fellowship

Department of Biochemistry, South Parks Road, Oxford

MCR: From £37,805 p.a.

A fellowship position is available for a period of 3 years, tenable at Oxford University, on a project entitled Cell to cell heterogeneity and chromatin dynamics. The successful candidate will be registered for PhD/DPhil training while engaged by the University on a Marie Sklodowska-Curie Innovative Training Network, and will be expected to conduct research of high quality in line the with the requirements for the award of a DPhil. Candidates will also be expected to work as part of a research team, to contribute to the running of the laboratory, to present their work at regular intervals and to keep a laboratory notebook. Candidates must possess a Master’s degree in a relevant subject (biology, biochemistry, bioinformatics, mathematical biology, biophysics, biotechnology, medicine or in a related discipline) and have a proven ability to conduct research to a high standard and have a high level of motivation of joining this research programme. Experience of microscopy and having one or more research publications would be desirable.

The EC funding for this position provides for a remuneration starting from £37,805 per annum. The actual salary will depend on employer deductions, personal circumstances and the exchange rate applicable to the fellowship. This amount includes an annual living allowance and a mobility allowance (to cover the expenses associated with working in a different country).

Under the terms of the EC funding, which aims to promote mobility within the research community, to be eligible for the post you must not have been resident in the UK for more than a total of 12 months in the past three years. Persons who have obtained a doctorate or had more than 4 years full time research experience are ineligible. The start date is subject to discussion; the latest possible date is 1st May 2021.

Further particulars for the post can be obtained from

Further particulars, including details of how to apply, can be obtained from the document below.

The closing date for applications is 12 noon on Monday 8th March 2021.

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Contact Phone :

01865 613204

Closing Date & Time :

08-Mar-2021 12:00

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