Postdoctoral Scientist - PNAC

MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology

The MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology is one of the birthplaces of molecular biology and is an internationally renowned centre for fundamental biomedical research.

The LMB has a strong track record in training Postdoctoral Fellows who have gone on to become leading Scientists. We also have an excellent record of innovative basic research leading to applications in medicine. Scientists are drawn to the LMB from all over the world, thus creating a lively and international community for the exchange of ideas and technical innovation.

Applications are invited for a Postdoctoral Scientist position in the Group of Dr Patrycja Kozik at the MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology, Cambridge, to work within a programme aimed at understanding the molecular mechanism of antigen cross-presentation in dendritic cells. The project will involve developing novel CRISPR-Cas9 screening approaches to identify and characterize genes that control processing of antigens acquired from tumours or infected cells.

Candidates should have a PhD in biological subject (ideally immunology or cell biology) or be due to complete doctoral studies within 6 months of applying in a biological subject. Candidates should also have experience in microscopy, flow cytometry or molecular biology.

Successful applicants will be awarded a 3 year Career Development Fellowship/MRC Postdoctoral Training Scheme.  The fellowship is a training and development position for a Postdoctoral Scientist who has recently completed their doctoral studies, or is moving into a new research discipline.

Working for the MRC provides a whole host of benefits including a final salary pension scheme, Benenden Healthcare membership and excellent holiday entitlement. You will also have access to employee shopping/travel discounts, on site sport and social facilities, as well as salary sacrifice cycle to work schemes and childcare vouchers. 

For further information of the research undertaken at the LMB, please visit: 

Informal enquires may be made to Dr Patrycja Kozik at;

To apply and access full details of the vacancy please visit our job board at If you are unable to apply online please contact us at

Final appointments will be subject to a pre employment screening.

The Medical Research Council is an Equal Opportunities Employer, who participates in the Two Ticks Scheme.

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