Postdoctoral Research Assistant in Stem Cell Biology

University of Oxford

United Kingdom

September 6, 2021


Postdoctoral Research Assistant in Stem Cell Biology

Nuffield Department of Women's & Reproductive Health (NDWRH), Level 3 Women's Centre, John Radcliffe Hospital, Headington, Oxford OX3 9DU / MRC Weatherall Institute of Molecular Medicine, John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford OX3 9DS Grade 7: £32,817 - £40,322 p.a. (with a discretionary range up to £44,045) per annum


Applications are invited for a Postdoctoral Research Scientist in Stem Cell Biology based at the Ahmed Group at the Weatherall Institute for Molecular Medicine. The position is funded by Ovarian Cancer Action and will aim to model ovarian cancer initiation using organoid systems.

The study will utilize cutting edge genome editing technologies and aims to establish the identity of key genomic alterations that accompany tumor initiation. The post-holder will be in a position to make a substantial contribution to furthering understanding tumor initiation and evolution of ovarian cancer.

The position would suit a candidate who is interested in developing a career in the role of stem cell biology in cancer initiation. Ideally, you will have recent experience, gained through a PhD, of stem cell biology, genome editing, organotypic models and microscopy. The position would suit an ambitious researcher who is looking to develop an independent career in biomedical sciences with a focus on Cancer and stem cell biology.

You will be able to work as part of a team and independently and deliver results to the required standard and schedule. You should also possess the ability to organise and prioritise your own work with minimal supervision and have excellent communication skills, both written and oral. The post will involve extensive interactions with collaborators in the Biomedical Sciences.

This post is full-time and fixed-term for 30 months in the first instance. Applications for flexible working arrangements are welcomed and will be considered in line with business needs.

You will be required to upload a CV and Supporting Statement as part of your online application. Click here for information and advice on writing an effective Supporting Statement: https: // www. statement

The closing date for applications is 12.00 noon on Monday 6 September 2021.

Contact Person : Recruitment Adminsitrator Vacancy ID : 152360 Contact Phone : Closing Date & Time : 06-Sep-2021 12:00 Contact Email :

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