Postdoctoral Research Associate in Molecular Mechanisms of DNA Interstrand Crosslink Repair

University of Oxford
June 21, 2024
Offerd Salary:£36,024-£44,263
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Postdoctoral Research Associate in Molecular Mechanisms of DNA Interstrand Crosslink Repair

Dorothy Crowfoot Hodgkin Building, Biochemistry Department, South Parks Road, Oxford, OX1 38Q

Postdoctoral Research Associate in Molecular Mechanisms of DNA Interstrand Crosslink Repair Department of Biochemistry


Salary (£) : £36,024-£44,263 per annum

Location: Department of Biochemistry, South Parks Road, Oxford

Contract type: Fixed Term

Hours: Fill-time

About the role

This position has been created to exploit our recent findings, using biochemistry, live-cell imaging, CRISPR/Cas9-mediated genome engineering. The focus of the research is to understand the molecular mechanisms of DNA interstrand crosslink repair and the Fanconi Anemia DNA repair pathway, which plays a key role in genome stability in human.

This full-time fixed-term post is funded by the John Fell Fund for up until 30th November 2024 in the first instance.

The actual starting salary offered will be based on qualifications and relevant skills acquired and will also be determined by the funding available.

What We Offer

Your happiness and wellbeing at work matters to us, so we offer a range of family friendly and financial benefits including:

• An excellent contributory pension scheme

• 38 days annual leave

• A comprehensive range of childcare services

• Family leave schemes

• Cycle loan scheme

• Membership to a variety of social and sports clubs

• Discounted bus travel and Season Ticket travel loans

The University also runs an enormous amount of social groups and sports clubs for those looking for more than just a great place to work.

About you

You should hold a PhD/DPhil, or be near completion of a PhD/DPhil in a relevant subject, together with relevant experience. Previous knowledge and experience in expression, purification of recombinant proteins as well as experience in genetic engineering of human cell lines is also essential. You should have a proven research record in biochemical and cell biological research, and have contributed to publications.

Application Process

You will be required to upload a supporting statement, setting out how you meet the selection criteria, curriculum vitae and the names and contact details of two referees as part of your online application.

Only applications received before noon Friday 21st June 2024 can be considered. with interviews for shortlisted candidates to be held on (Date)/as soon as possible thereafter.

Committed to equality and valuing diversity

Contact Person : HR Officer Vacancy ID : 173340 Contact Phone : Closing Date & Time : 21-Jun-2024 12:00 Pay Scale : STANDARD GRADE 7 Contact Email : [email protected] Salary (£) : £36,024-£44,263 per annum

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