Postdoctoral Research Scientist in Mitotic and Meiotic Recombination

University of Oxford
June 17, 2024
Offerd Salary:£36,024 - £44,264
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Contract Type:fixed-term for 12 mo
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Postdoctoral Research Scientist in Mitotic and Meiotic Recombination

MRC Weatherall Institute of Molecular Medicine (WIMM), MRC Molecular Haematology Unit, John Radcliffe Hospital, Headington, Oxford

Applicants are invited for a Postdoctoral Research Scientist position working in the field of DNA repair in Professor Ross Chapman's laboratory.

You will lead a research project focusing on the spatiotemporal regulation of mitotic and meiotic recombination, with a specific focus on defining its control by BRCA1 and its derivative sub-complexes. This position will particularly suit a candidate with an interest in DNA repair and recombination, with an established track record in applying cell biology, molecular genetics (e.g. directed and/or genome-wide CRISPR approaches) and advanced microscopy techniques to the study of genome regulation, cell division, and the preservation of genome stability.

You will hold a PhD (or be near completion: thesis submitted) in chromosome and genome stability biology, and will have strong track record in of project completion as evidenced from previous research and publication(s) in high- impact peer-reviewed journals. Experience in in molecular and cell biology and molecular genetics techniques are essential, as is a demonstrable expertise in advanced microscopy and cytogenetics.

This is a full-time position available fixed-term for 12 months from October 2024, funded by Cancer Research UK.

Applications for this vacancy are to be made online. You will be required to upload a CV and supporting statement detailing how you meet the selection criteria, as part of your online application.

The closing date for this position is 12.00 midday on Monday 17 June 2024.

Contact Person : HR Administrator Vacancy ID : 173182 Contact Phone : 01865222321 Closing Date & Time : 17-Jun-2024 12:00 Pay Scale : STANDARD GRADE 7 Contact Email : [email protected] Salary (£) : £36,024 - £44,264 per annum

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