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Research Associate

Wellcome Trust/Cancer Research UK Gurdon Institute

University of Cambridge, Trinity Ln, Cambridge, UK


  • Posted on: 16th Feb 2021
  • Salary: £32,816-£40,322
  • REF: PR25715
  • Closes: 03rd March 2021
  • Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
  • Hours: Full Time

We seek a highly motivated postdoctoral scientist to study the effect of small molecules that target RNA on pathways affecting cancer. You must be motivated and have a proven track-record of working independently, with a PhD in a relevant subject.

The successful candidate will be someone with experience with CRISPR, human cell culture, molecular biology and omics. Expertise in epigenetics or RNA biology, a working experience in a drug discovery programme in cancer, and experience with transcriptomic and proteomic analysis is highly advantageous. Some experience in bacterial and viral systems would be a positive. This position will be supervised by Tony Kouzarides at the Gurdon Institute.

Fixed-term: The funds for this post are available for 2 years in the first instance.

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Please ensure that you upload a covering letter and CV (including the names of two people who can provide a letter of reference) in the Upload section of the online application. The covering letter should outline your research interests and why you are interested in the post.

If you have any questions about this vacancy or the application process, please contact jobs@gurdon.cam.ac.uk.

Please quote reference PR25715 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

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