Centre for Cancer Research
£33,199 – £39,609 fixed term for 3 years
A postdoctoral research fellow position is available at the laboratory of Noor Gammoh, University of Edinburgh. The lab is interested in investigating autophagy and its relevance in disease with particular emphasis on brain cancers. The successful applicant will be involved in uncovering molecular events underlying autophagy with potential in vivo studies using clinical samples and genetic models.
The lab is seeking to appoint a highly motivated, skilled and dedicated postdoctoral research fellow. The candidate must have completed a PhD degree (or anticipate to obtain one in the near future) and ideally has a good publication record. Experience in basic molecular techniques and excellent technical skills are essential. The candidate should demonstrate an ability to design, execute and interpret experiments, creative thinking, presentation skills, problem solving, self-motivation and critical analysis.
The lab is located at the Cancer Research UK Edinburgh Centre which is part of a wider Institute of Genetics and Molecular Medicine and supports state-of-the art technologies, collaborative research environment and access to multiple advanced services. Particularly important within the Centre is an ethos of mentoring and nurturing scientists in order to establish the next generation of scientific leaders.
Closing date: 02 July 2019.