Postdoc Position at University of Cambridge

University of Cambridge is pleased to invite applicants to apply for a new opening postdoctoral position in cell biology. The funding allows successful candidates to work for 36 months in the first instance. Applicants should apply before December 31, 2018.

A position for a postdoctoral research associate, funded by the Cancer Research UK Cambridge Centre, is available in the Department of Pathology. The successful candidate will join the laboratory of Dr Isaia Barbieri, based in the Cambridge Biomedical Campus. The successful candidate will work on a project aimed to identify RNA-modifying enzymes as potential therapeutic targets in Haematological malignancies. The post holder will develop new research lines that will include the identification of new regulatory pathways based on RNA modifications; characterisation of RNA enzymes in Haematological malignancie and development of new therapeutical approaches for the treatment of these diseases. The applicant 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.

The funds for this post are available for 36 months in the first instance but the post may, subject to the availability of funding, be renewed for a further period or periods.

Informal enquiries should be addressed to Dr I Barbieri (

CV and names and addresses of two academic referees plus a completed PD18 form parts I and II (available at

Any enquiries relating to the application process please contact Jodi Smith –

Once an offer of employment has been accepted, the successful candidate will be required to undergo a health assessment.


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