Postdoctoral fellowship in epigenetics and RNA biology at the Department of Medical Biosciences and Wallenberg Centre for Molecular Medicine, Umeå University (Sweden)

A funded postdoctoral position (2 years) is available in the Aguilo ( and Lundin laboratories at Umeå University for a highly talented and motivated candidate willing to address fundamental questions in post-transcriptional regulation of RNA in connection with epigenetic regulation in gynaecological cancers.

Project description
The aim is to investigate the functional importance of N6-methyladenosine (m6A) RNA modification in tumorigenesis, tumor progression, and metastasis with a first focus on gynecological cancer, and a long-term goal of expanding our study to common cancers, including prostate, renal, colorectal, and pancreatic cancer.

The application should include the following:
• A cover letter (max two A4 pages) with a summary of research interests and accomplishments
• Curriculum vitae (CV)
• Copies of relevant degree certificates and PhD thesis
• Contact information (name, address, telephone and e-mail) for three referees

Your complete application should be sent electronically (PDF format) to Dr. Francesca Aguilo with subject POSTDOC_2019 no later than 1st of May, 2019