The Francis Crick Institute

Postdoctoral Training Fellow - Computational Scientist

Francis Crick Institute

London, Greater London, United Kingdom

Postdoctoral Training Fellow -
Computational Scientist
Scaffidi Laboratory

Vacancy ID 011686

The Cancer Epigenetics Lab https://www.crick.ac.uk/Paola-scaffidi is looking for an enthusiastic postdoctoral fellow interested in studying how disruption of epigenetic control and transcriptional deregulation contribute to cancer development. The successful candidate will be expected to develop a project addressing important biological questions related to: robustness and plasticity of epigenetic regulation, transcriptional stochasticity, phenotypic intratumour heterogeneity, or any other interesting topic that fits into the general interests of the lab. The appointed postdoctoral fellow will both work side-by-side with experimentalists and mine publically available datasets.

We are based at the Francis Crick Institute in central London https://www.crick.ac.uk and benefit from core-funding by Cancer Research UK, the UK Medical Research Council, and the Wellcome Trust.

The position:

• Full Time, fixed term (4 years)

• Access to state-of-the-art facilities and Science Technology Platforms
https://www.crick.ac.uk/research/platforms-and-facilities, seminar series
and collaborative and multidisciplinary research culture

• Competitive salary with benefits, based on skills and experience

Qualifications:

• Strong quantitative research background with a PhD in areas such as
computer science, bioinformatics, mathematics, physics or related disciplines

• Demonstrated ability to perform high-quality research, and capacity to
formulate hypotheses, test them and follow through

• Experience with single cell transcriptomics and/or transcriptional regulatory
networks and/or systems biology is highly preferred

• Strong and evident motivation, creativity, excellent communication skills
and genuine enthusiasm for science

Further information on the Crick postdoctoral programme can be found at:
https://www.crick.ac.uk/careers-and-study/postdocs/postdoc-programme and
https://www.crick.ac.uk/careers-and-study/postdocs/postdoc-community

If you are interested in the position, please apply via our website.

Closing date for applications: 08 September at 23:30.
All offers of employment are subject to successful security screening and continuous eligibility to work in the United Kingdom.

If you are interested in the position, please apply via our website. https://bit.ly/2YUc7Fg
Closing date for applications: 08 September at 23:30.
All offers of employment are subject to successful security screening and continuous eligibility to work in the United Kingdom.
Informal enquiries may be made to Paola.Scaffidi@crick.ac.uk

Please apply via recruiter’s website.

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