Postdoctoral Research Fellow in RNA Therapeutics
Posted on September 9

A Postdoctoral Fellow position is available in the group of Prof. André Gerber to investigate the role of mRNA untranslated regions (UTRs) in gene expression for optimisation of therapeutic approaches. Therefore, the post holder will implement and further develop techniques for isolation of mRNA-specific ribonucleoprotein complexes from human cells, combining biochemical approaches with proteomic and transcriptomic (e.g. RNA-Seq) analysis.

The project is performed in close collaboration with a leading European biotech company, providing the unique opportunity to work at the interface of academic and applied biotech research.

We are seeking an innovative and highly-motivated scientist with a Ph.D. in biochemistry, molecular biology or a related field. Extensive experience in protein and RNA techniques, excellent molecular biology skills and significant knowledge of gene expression is essential. Previous experience in genomics, mass spectrometry and bioinformatics/computational biology is a great plus. Good communication skills are essential.   

The position is available from 1. November 2020 (or upon agreement) and for two years in first instance. Our laboratory is located at the beautiful campus of the University of Surrey close to London. In addition to competitive salaries, we offer a benefits package including final salary pension scheme, relocation provision, and access to world-class leisure facilities. Informal enquiries should be addressed to Prof. André Gerber ([email protected]).

To apply please complete the application process at https://jobs.surrey.ac.uk (job reference 036520) ensuring you include a cover letter, CV and the names of at least two references.

https://jobs.surrey.ac.uk/vacancy.aspx?ref=036520

Deadline for application is Friday, 2 October 2020. Interviews will start immediately thereafter until the post is filled.

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