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Postdoctoral Scientist – PNAC

MRC

Postdoctoral Scientist – PNAC

Salary £27,355 to £38,163 per annum

Fixed term to 30 September 2019

We are seeking a highly motivated Postdoctoral Scientist to investigate the molecular mechanisms through which transcription factors such as Rora and Bcl11b regulate innate lymphocyte differentiation.

Candidates will join the group of Dr Andrew McKenzie and should have a PhD in molecular biology, biochemistry or immunology or be due to complete doctoral studies in one of these fields within 6 months of applying. Candidates should have a strong background in molecular biology techniques, including ChIP-seq, molecular cloning and retroviral gene expression in primary cells. This position is funded by the Wellcome Trust until 30th September 2019.

The MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology is one of the birthplaces of molecular biology and is an internationally renowned centre for fundamental biomedical research.

The LMB has a strong track record in training Postdoctoral Fellows who have gone on to become leading Scientists. We also have an excellent record of innovative basic research leading to applications in medicine. Scientists are drawn to the LMB from all over the world, thus creating a lively and international community for the exchange of ideas and technical innovation.

The successful applicant will be awarded a Career Development Fellowship/MRC Postdoctoral Training Scheme.  The fellowship is a training and development position for a postdoctoral scientist who has recently completed their doctoral studies, or is moving into a new research discipline. A candidate with substantial postdoctoral experience may be appointed as an Investigator Scientist.

Working for the MRC provides a whole host of benefits including a final salary pension scheme, Benenden Healthcare membership and excellent holiday entitlement. You will also have access to employee shopping/travel discounts, on site sport and social facilities, as well as salary sacrifice cycle to work schemes and childcare vouchers. 

To apply and access full details of the vacancy please visit our job board at https://mrc.tal.net/vx/appcentre-ext/candidate/post/311/en-GB.

If you are unable to apply online please contact us at hradmin@mrc-lmb.cam.ac.uk.

 

 

Closing date: 22 May 2016

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