Research Fellow in B-cell Epigenomics

Southampton, United Kingdom
30 Nov 2021
End of advertisement period
06 Dec 2021
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Cancer Sciences

Location: Southampton General Hospital
Salary: £31,406
Full Time Fixed Term (until 30/09/2022)
Closing Date: Monday 06 December 2021
Reference: 1616921CM

Applications are invited for a Post-doctoral Research Fellow to join the Cancer Genomics Research Group in the School of Cancer Sciences. This exciting Cancer Research UK-funded post aims to support the following ongoing project in our University laboratories based at University Hospital Southampton (formerly Southampton General Hospital):

The clinico-biological importance of chromatin dynamics in malignant B-cells

The post-holder will join an established interdisciplinary team of research staff, students and senior academics in B-cell biology. The post-holder will have previous experience of working with computational tools for the analysis of massively parallel sequencing-based epigenomic datasets, in particular the analysis of ATAC-Seq data. You will have a PhD* or equivalent professional qualifications and experience in B-cell bioinformatics

The position is full-time and fixed term until 30th September 2022 in the first instance. Informal inquiries should be directed to Prof Jonathan Strefford (

*Applications for Research Fellow positions will be considered from candidates who are working towards or nearing completion of a relevant PhD qualification. The title of Research Fellow will be applied upon successful completion of the PhD. Prior to the qualification being awarded the title of Senior Research Assistant will be given.

Application Procedure:

You should submit your completed online application form at The application deadline will be midnight on the closing date stated above. References are requested along with your application. This reference system is automated so please ensure you provide the correct email address and allow time for these to be received, prior to the close date, to assist the department with shortlisting. If you need any assistance, please call Sam Stubbs (Recruitment Team) on +44 (0) 2380 592750  or email  Please quote reference 1616921CM  on all correspondence.

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