Postdoctoral Research Assistant - Transcriptional Gene Silencing and its Role in Disease

University of Oxford - Sir William Dunn School of Pathology

South Parks Road, Oxford

This is a post for an enthusiastic Postdoctoral Research Assistant interested in studying mechanisms of transcription, RNA and their role in DNA damage response to work in Dr Monika Gullerova's laboratory.

You will manage your own academic research and admin activities, adapt existing and develop new scientific techniques and experimental protocols, test hypotheses and analyse scientific and be able to review and refine working hypothesis as appropriate. You should have a relevant PhD or equivalent and have relevant experience in molecular biology or related fields. You will also have experience and expertise in advanced molecular biology techniques and experimentation.

The research will involve a combination of in vivo and in vitro approaches. Applications from ambitious and committed applicants are particularly welcome. Previous experience in relevant research area is appreciated.

To apply, please upload a CV and cover letter.

The closing date for applications is 12.00 noon on 31 January 2018. Interviews will be held in March 2018.

Please note that the University of Oxford's retirement policy has changed. With effect from 1 October 2017, all employees at Grade 8 and above have a retirement age of the 30 September before the 69th birthday. All employees at Grades 1-7 do not have a set retirement age. Further details are available here:

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