Postdoctoral Researcher – stem cell plasticity

University of Oxford
November 28, 2022
Offerd Salary:£34,308 - £42,155
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Postdoctoral Researcher – stem cell plasticity

Ludwig Institute for Cancer Research, Old Road Campus Research Building, Old Road Campus, Roosevelt Drive, Oxford, OX3 7DQ

We are seeking to appoint a highly motivated Postdoctoral Researcher to join the team at the Ludwig Institute for Cancer Research. The Research Group is interested in understanding the molecular mechanisms of tumour suppression, with an aim of developing new strategies that can be used for the diagnosis of or therapeutic intervention against human cancer.

Reporting to Professor Xin, you will work on determining the influence of environmental and genetic perturbations on colonic stem cell plasticity and colorectal cancer tumourigenesis. You will use a wide range of molecular and cellular biology techniques, including confocal microscopy and you will collaborate in the preparation of scientific reports and journal articles and occasionally present papers and posters. You will operate laboratory equipment used for all aspects of cell/molecular biology/biochemistry, and supervise, advise and train junior staff in cell/molecular biology/biochemistry techniques and protocols.

It is essential that you hold a PhD/DPhil (or close to completion) in a relevant discipline and have experience in using standard molecular and cellular biology techniques. Expertise in Single-cell RNA sequencing and bioinformatics for single-cell RNA sequencing analysis (R, Seurat, Bioconductor) is essential and you will have an excellent communication skill, including the ability to write for publication, present research proposals and results, and represent the research group at meetings.

Applications for this vacancy are to be made online and you will be required to upload a supporting statement and CV as part of your online application. Your supporting statement must explain how you meet each of the selection criteria for the post using examples of your skills and experience.

This position is offered full time on a fixed term contract until for 12 months and is funded by Ludwig.

Only applications received before 12 midday on 28 November 2022 will be considered. Please quote 161956 on all correspondence.

Contact Person : kristina limbu Vacancy ID : 161956 Contact Phone : 01865-617971 Closing Date & Time : 28-Nov-2022 12:00 Pay Scale : STANDARD GRADE 7 Contact Email : Salary (£) : Grade 7: £34,308 - £42,155 with a discretionary range to £46,047 p.a. (pro rata)

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