Postdoctoral Research Assistant

Queen Mary University of London - Barts Cancer Institute - Centre for Molecular Oncology

Applications are sought for a motivated and enthusiastic Postdoctoral Research Assistant to join a newly-established group of Dr Zuzana Horejsi. The project aims to discover novel phosphorylation-dependent interactions of proteins involved in DNA damage signalling and to study their physiological role in cells. The research will be based in the Centre for Molecular Oncology, Barts Cancer Institute, within the Barts and The London School of Medicine and Dentistry, Queen Mary University of London.

Applicants will have a PhD in Molecular Biology, Biochemistry, Biology or related science prior taking up the post. Significant research laboratory experience in cell biology, biochemistry or molecular biology is essential. Experience in the field of DNA damage signalling/repair or protein phosphorylation/signalling and appropriate publication records would be an advantage. A demonstrated ability to communicate well, work independently as well as part of a team and maintain good laboratory records are also essential.

The post is a fixed term position for 3 years initially. Benefits include 30 days annual leave, a defined benefit pension scheme and an interest free season ticket loan.

The Barts Cancer Institute requires applicants to provide all certificates at interview to confirm their qualifications (specified in the Job Description).

Candidates must be able to demonstrate their eligibility to work in the UK in accordance with the Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006. Where required this may include entry clearance or continued leave to remain under the Points Based Immigration Scheme.

Informal enquiries about this post, including arrangements to visit the Institute/Centre, can be made to Dr Zuzana Horejsi at

Details about Barts Cancer Institute can be found at

Application queries can be directed to

Interviews are likely to be held shortly after the closing date. The starting date for the position is February 2017.

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