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Postdoctoral Research Scientist – Cancer epigenetics and epitranscriptomics

Oxford Ludwig Institute

University of Oxford, Oxford, UK


  • Posted on: 19th Jan 2022
  • Salary: Grade 7: £ 33,309 - £ 40,927 with a discretionary range to £ 44,706 per annum
  • REF: 155579
  • Closes: 16th February 2022
  • Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
  • Hours: Full Time

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Postdoctoral Research Scientist – Cancer epigenetics and epitranscriptomics

Nuffield Department of Medicine, Ludwig Institute for Cancer Research, Old Road Campus Research Building, Headington, Oxford, OX3 7DQ

Grade 7: £ 33,309 – £ 40,927 with a discretionary range to £ 44,706 per annum

We are seeking to appoint a self-motivated postdoctoral researcher with expertise in cancer epigenetics, and strong interests and self-motivation for research to join the group of Dr. Parinaz Mehdipour at the Ludwig Institute for Cancer Research, which is focused on cancer epigenetics and epitranscriptomics.

You will be responsible for designing and performing original research, and managing multiple projects with competing deadlines. You will write grant applications, research protocols and manuscripts. You will also train undergraduate, graduate students and trainees, as well as articipate in additional collaborative projects led by the Principal Investigator.

It is essential that you hold a PhD or MD/PhD degree in Molecular biology or a relevant field, along with technical and research expertise in performing epigenetic assays. You will have expertise in molecular biology techniques (CRISPR/Cas gene editing, cloning, qPCR, Western blot) and mammalian cell culture. Excellent written and oral communication skills is also required for this role.

Applications for this vacancy are to be made online and you will be required to upload a supporting statement and CV as part of your online application. Your supporting statement must explain how you meet each of the selection criteria for the post using examples of your skills and experience.

This position is offered full time on a fixed term contract for 36 months and is funded by the Ludwig Core Award.

Only applications received before 12 midday on 16 February 2022 will be considered. Please quote 155579 on all correspondence.

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Snow Tian

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Contact Phone :

01865 2 87757

Closing Date & Time :

16-Feb-2022 12:00

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