A postdoctoral scientist is required to join the Post-transcriptional Control Group at the MRC Toxicology Unit to work on a research project investigating regulation of translation during DNA damage.
This is a three year training and development position suitable for somebody who has recently completed their PhD or a more experienced postdoctoral scientist wishing to move into a new research discipline. Candidates should have a PhD in Biochemistry, Cell biology or Genetics. Experience of advanced RNA techniques is required; experience in cDNA microarray and tissue culture is desirable although training will be given.
Informal enquiries may be addressed to Professor Anne Willis Email: eval(unescape('%64%6f%63%75%6d%65%6e%74%2e%77%72%69%74%65%28%27%3c%61%20%68%72%65%66%3d%22%6d%61%69%6c%74%6f%3a%61%65%77%35%40%6c%65%2e%61%63%2e%75%6b%22%3e%61%65%77%35%40%6c%65%2e%61%63%2e%75%6b%3c%2f%61%3e%27%29%3b'))
For further information about the Toxicology Unit please visit: http://www.le.ac.uk/mrctox/mrctox/content/home.htm
Applications are handled by the RCUK Shared Services Centre; to apply please visit our job board at https://ext.ssc.rcuk.ac.uk and complete an online application form. Applicants who would like to receive this advert in an alternative format (e.g. large print, Braille, audio or hard copy), or who are unable to apply online should contact us by telephone on 01793 867003, Please quote reference number IRC10405.
Closing date for applications: 20th January 2011
The Medical Research Council is an Equal Opportunities Employer.
Final appointments will be subject to a pre employment screening