Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Leukaemic Stem Cell Biology

University of Edinburgh

Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Leukaemic Stem Cell Biology

Applications are invited for a postdoctoral fellowship within the Haematopoietic Stem Cell and Leukaemia Biology group led by Prof. Kamil R Kranc. We seek a highly motivated scientist who will build on our recent exciting discoveries on the roles of hypoxia pathways in normal and leukaemic stem cells and their niches.

MRC Centre for Regenerative Medicine provides a world-renowned environment designed to develop research careers of postdoctoral fellows and train them to become international leaders in stem cell and cancer biology.

The applicants must have PhD in stem cell biology or molecular biology/biochemistry and a minimum of 5 years’ research experience. The appointee will have experience in mouse genetics/gene knockout approaches, multicolour flow cytometry, gene expression analyses, chromatin immunoprecipitation, and lentiviral gene delivery. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills and the ability to work as part of a team as well as semi-independently are crucial.

This full-time post is available for 3 years in the first instance. A successful candidate must be in post before 1 February 2017.

For further information about the laboratory please visit:

Selected publications:

  • Vukovic et al, J. Exp. Med. 212, 2223-2234 (2015)
  • Guitart el al, Blood 122, 1741-1745 (2013)
  • Mortensen et al, J. Exp. Med. 208, 455-467 (2011)
  • Kranc et al, Cell Stem Cell 5, 659-665 (2009)

Requests for further particulars and informal enquiries should be sent to Prof. Kamil R Kranc (Email:

For more information and to submit an application, please use the ‘apply’ button below.


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