Current Vacancies

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In this section you can find details of current vacancies at the WIMM.

Details of how to apply are included with the further particulars of each post.

To view all vacancies at the University of Oxford, please follow this link.

Postdoctoral Bioinformatician ref: 131182

Posted 21/09/2017

THIS IS A RE-ADVERTISEMENT.  PREVIOUS APPLICANTS SHOULD NOT APPLY Applications are invited for a Bioinformatician to work in a Cancer Biology programme funded by the Wellcome Trust. We are seeking a team player to analyze RNA-seq data from human cancers within the group of Professor Terry Rabbitts based at the MRC Weatherall Institute of Molecular Medicine (WIMM). The objective is to find mRNA encoding proteins on the cancer cell surface that ...

Postdoctoral Scientist in Regulation of Gene Expression ref:130764

Posted 18/09/2017

An opportunity has arisen for a highly motivated and enthusiastic Postdoctoral Scientist to join the research group of Professor Richard Gibbons.  The post is funded by the Medical Research Council fixed-term until 30 September 2018. You will lead ongoing work to characterise how a single nucleotide variant leads to both the activation of a novel promoter and down regulation of alpha globin expression. You will hold a PhD (awarded or due to be ...

Postdoctoral Scientist in Quantitative Biology of Cell Fate and Tissue Dynamics ref:130745

Posted 29/08/2017

Applications are invited for the new position of Postdoctoral Scientist in Quantitative Biology of Cell Fate and Tissue Dynamics. We seek a highly motivated, proactive individual who will benefit from the exceptional WIMM research environment and the recently purpose-built MRC WIMM Centre for Computational Biology, which brings together experts in analysis and modelling of large biomedical datasets. Working under the supervision of Dr Ed ...

Research Assistant in Identification of Drug Targets in Acute Myeloid Leukaemia ref: 130283

Posted 31/07/2017

A unique opportunity for a driven, highly motivated and talented Research Assistant to join the research group of Professor Paresh Vyas at the MRC Weatherall Institute of Molecular Medicine (WIMM).  You will work in a University-industry collaboration to discover and functionally test new lead therapeutic compounds for treatment of the most common aggressive human acute leukaemia, Acute Myeloid Leukaemia (AML). The position is fixed-term until ...