Postdoctoral Scientist in Proteomics and Stem Cell Biology

Grade 7: £31,604 - £38,833 p.a.

This is a unique opportunity for a driven, highly motivated and talented Postdoctoral Scientist to join the research group of Professor Catherine Porcher at the MRC Weatherall Institute of Molecular Medicine (WIMM) to investigate the transcriptional and epigenetic mechanisms underlying lineage specification during blood stem cell development. The position is available fixed-term for 30 months, funded by the Medical Research Council (MRC). 

This exciting project, at the forefront of its field, will employ proteomics, biochemical and molecular studies to identify and functionally characterise multiprotein transcriptional complexes controlling gene expression programmes in blood-fated mesodermal progenitors. This will provide insight into general principles underlying lineage fate determination. 

You will hold a PhD (or near to completion) in a relevant area, with experience in working with quantitative proteomics and a strong background in molecular and cellular biology (such as protein biochemistry, next-generation sequencing). A strong publication record in peer-reviewed journals is essential, as well as the ability to work independently and as part of a team. You will have excellent communication and organisational skills, with the ability to manage and independently drive, innovate and complete your own research and associated activities.

Applications for this vacancy are to be made online. To apply for this role and for further details, including a job description, please click on the link below:-

You will be required to upload a CV and supporting statement as part of your online application.

The closing date for this position is 12 noon on Monday 22 January 2018.

Please note that the University of Oxford's retirement policy is changing. With effect from October 1 2017, all employees at Grade 8 and above will have a retirement age of 68, and all employees at Grades 6 and 7 will no longer have a set retirement age. Further details are available at:

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