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Research Associate at Imperial College London

A postdoc position is available at Imperial College London. Citizens of any country are eligible to apply. Applications are invited up to September 30, 2018.

We are seeking a highly motivated candidate to join our group on a Wellcome Trust funded 3-year postdoctoral position. The position is available at the MRC London Institute of Medical Sciences in the group of Dr Chris Schiering. The LMS is a leading MRC-funded Institute affiliated with Imperial College London and provides investigators with a thriving research environment and state-of-the-art facilities to pursue innovative, multidisciplinary research. For more information, visit: http://www.lms.mrc.ac.uk

The Schiering lab studies the aryl hydrocarbon receptor (AHR), a ligand-activated transcription factor capable of sensing environmental pollutants, dietary phytochemicals and microbiota metabolites. Our research group utilizes in vivo models of chronic inflammatory diseases and metabolic disorders in order to unravel the complexities of AHR pathway regulation in various tissues and cell types. For more information please visit the group page at: https://lms.mrc.ac.uk/research-group/inflammation-and-obesity/

This position provides the opportunity to undertake an ambitious project in a highly dynamic, scientifically stimulating and interactive research environment.

The successful candidate will have experience with the design/analysis of genome-wide experimental approaches including ChIP-seq and RNA-seq or have a solid background in Immunology with the desire and ambition to acquire new skills.

The candidate should have a PhD in Molecular Biology, Immunology or Biochemistry, a strong publication record (at least one first-author publication in a peer-reviewed journal, published or submitted). Exceptional candidates with relevant experience in related disciplines will be considered.

For informal inquiries or questions about the project please contact Dr Chris Schiering directly: (c.schiering@lms.mrc.ac.uk or cschieri@ic.ac.uk)


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