Postdoctoral Gellowship in Epigenetics and RNA Biology

Postdoctoral fellowship in epigenetics and RNA biology is available 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