Research Associate in Pathology at University Of Cambridge

University Of Cambridge is pleased to invite applicants to apply for a postdoc position. All students regardless of citizenship are eligible to apply. Applications are invited up to September 18, 2018.

Applications are invited from enthusiastic post-doctoral scientists for a research associate position in the Department of Pathology. The successful candidate will join the laboratory of Dr Isaia Barbieri, based in the Cambridge Biomedical Campus and funded by the Cancer research UK Cambridge Centre. The research associate will work on a project aimed to identify RNA-modifying enzymes as potential therapeutic targets in Haematological malignancies. The post holder will develop research lines that will identify new regulatory pathways involving RNA modifications. In turn this will involve characterisation of RNA enzymes in haematological malignancies and development of new therapeutic approaches for the treatment of these diseases.

The applicants must have a PhD in tumour biology or a related subject. Experience with CRISPR/CAS9 screens, RNA biology/epistranscriptomic and cell biology would be advantageous as would a background in translational oncology.

Fixed-term: The funds for this post are available for 36 months in the first instance with possibility of extending.

Informal enquiries should be addressed to Dr I Barbieri (

To apply online for this vacancy, please click on the ‘Apply’ button below. This will route you to the University’s Web Recruitment System, where you will need to register an account (if you have not already) and log in before completing the online application form.

Please quote reference PK16374 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

Any queries regarding the application process should be directed to

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