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Postdoctoral Research Fellow

The University of Edinburgh - Centre for Regenerative Medicine

Location: Edinburgh
Salary: £33,797 to £40,322 p.a.
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 23rd September 2019
Closes: 22nd October 2019
Job Ref: 049773

Fixed term for 36 months

A postdoctoral fellow position is available in the laboratory of Prof Steven Pollard (University of Edinburgh) to study mechanisms of self-renewal and transcriptional regulation in neural stem cells and brain cancer stem cells. Preferred candidates will have previous experience using molecular, developmental, and/or stem cell approaches in mammalian or non-vertebrate model systems. We are especially interested in applicants with expertise in either (1) bioinformatics and computational analysis of transcriptomics and epigenomics datasets (2) spatial regulation of gene expression or (3) transcription factor biochemistry and motif analysis.

Interested candidates should submit a complete CV, including a summary of current research interests, and the contact information of three references. Informal inquiries are welcome via More information on the Neural Stem Cells and Brain Cancer Laboratory, and the MRC Centre for Regenerative Medicine can be found at:

This post is available on a fixed term basis, with a working pattern of 35 hours per week for 36 months.

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