Research Assistant at University of Cambridge

Applicants are invited to apply for a postdoctoral scholar position in bioinformatics at University of Cambridge, UK. The funding allows successful candidates to work for 3 years in the first instance. Applications are invited up to October 30, 2018.

Applications are invited for a Research Assistant join the group of Professor Gttgens at the Cambridge Institute for Medical Research on the Cambridge Biomedical Campus.

The Gttgens group employs both experimental and computational approaches to study how transcription factor networks control the function of blood stem cells and how mutations that perturb such networks cause leukaemia. The postholder will support this research with particular focus on a collaboration with the research group of Professor Paresh Vyas at the University of Oxford.

Applicants must hold a Master’s degree or equivalent in a relevant subject. They must also have very strong knowledge of leukaemia biology and haematopoiesis. Prior study of acute myeloid leukaemia would be particularly advantageous. They must have experience of single cell and bulk whole genome amplification, single cell genotyping, PCR, Next Generation sequencing, Sanger sequencing and flow cytometry. Experience of bioinformatics analysis would also be highly desirable.

Fixed-term: The funds for this post are available for 3 years in the first instance.

The closing date for this application is 30 October 2018. Interviews are likely to be held in the week commencing 5 November 2018.

Please ensure that you upload a covering letter and CV in the Upload section of the online application. If you upload any additional documents which have not been requested, we will not be able to consider these as part of your application.

Please include details of your referees, including email address and phone number, one of which must be your most recent line manager.


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