MRC Postdoctoral Research Scientist – Functional Gene Control – LMS 1946

MRC London Institute of Medical Sciences

United Kingdom

October 14, 2022


MRC Postdoctoral Research Scientist

Functional Gene Control group (PI: Dr Mikhail Spivakov)

Salary: £32,302 – £35,143 plus London allowances (£3,727 & £1,402) per annum

(3 Year fixed term)

London, UK

We are looking for an enthusiastic, collaborative and creative postdoctoral scientist with a strong experience in high-throughput epigenomics and/or CRISPR targeting (activation/interference) assays, and ideally a track record in successful methodology development. Some computational experience in genomic data analysis is desirable, but not essential.

Functional Gene Control group led by Dr Mikhail Spivakov is a friendly interdisciplinary team based in the Epigenetics section of MRC LMS. For more information, see the group's websites at https:// and https: //

The post is an MRC Postdoctoral Scientist position providing training and development supporting post-doctoral scientists in early or changed career paths helping establish them as successful research scientists in their chosen field. We offer a highly attractive benefits package including a competitive salary, excellent holiday entitlement, and a generous pension scheme.

Final appointment will be subject to pre-employment screening.

Additional allowances comprise a £1,000 lump sum Settlement Allowance plus a yearly Training Allowance of £850 in the first year, paid in monthly instalments. The Training Allowance increases to £1,300 in year two, and £1,800 in the third year.

This role qualifies for endorsement by UKRI for a UK Global Talent Visa, for which the successful applicant is likely to be eligible to apply. Immigration costs for applicant (100% visa and 100% Health Surcharge) and immediate dependents (100% visa and 50% health surcharge when applying with main applicant) can be reclaimed from LMS after taking up the post (terms and conditions apply).

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London Institute of Medical Sciences (LMS) is an MRC institute located on Hammersmith hospital campus. The institute is also a part of Imperial College London.Research at the institute covers a broad range of topics from basic biology of archaea to...