The School of Life Sciences at the University of Sussex is inviting applications for a Research fellow in Cancer Virology. The School is at the forefront of research in the biological sciences in the UK.
About the position:
- Candidate should be an ambitious and creative Research Fellow
- Thus is a 3 year project funded by the Medical Research Council to work on the cancer-associated Epstein-Barr virus (EBV).
- The selected candidate will join the research team of Professor Michelle West and be based within the Biochemistry and Biomedicine subject group.
- The selected candidate will be a dedicated team player with previous experience in molecular biology and biochemistry.
- A background in molecular virology or molecular oncology is also desirable.
- PhD in a relevant area viz., Biochemistry, Molecular Biology, or Immunology.
- Experience in a range of molecular and biochemical techniques e.g. DNA cloning, RNA and DNA extraction, real-time PCR, immunoprecipitation, Western blotting.
- Experience of mammalian cell culture and transfection.
- Knowledge of eukaryotic gene regulation and or chromatin biology.
- Experience in molecular virology or molecular oncology.
- Experience in chromatin immunoprecipitation.
- Knowledge of eukaryotic transcription mechanisms and transcription factor function.
- Emerging track record of high-quality publications in reputable journals and other appropriate media of similar standing.
- Download the academic post application form and personal details and equal opportunities form and fill in all sections.
- Applications should include: a full CV, a statement of research interests and aspirations, and the names of three academic referees.
- Email the completed application with all documents to email@example.com
|Organization||University of Sussex|
|Fellowship Level||Research fellow|
|Subject areas||Biochemistry, Molecular Biology, or Immunology|
|Eligibility||Open to all nationalities|
|Deadline||23 July 2019|