MASARYK UNIVERSITY

Postdoctoral Fellow, Epitranscriptome and Cancer

Location
Brno, Czech Republic
Posted
20 Jan 2022
End of advertisement period
28 Feb 2022
Ref
68400
Academic Discipline
Life sciences, Biological Sciences
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Department: ERA Chair - Mary O'Connell Research Group – Central European Institute of Technology
Deadline: 28 Feb 2022
Start date: negotiable
Job type: full-time
Job field: Science and research

Postdoctoral Fellow: Epitranscriptome & Cancer, Central European Institute of Technology of Masaryk University (CEITEC MU)  Brno, Czech Republic | www.ceitec.eu

A post-doctoral position is available in the RNA and Immunity Research Group, under the supervision of Prof. Mary O’Connell whose group studies the biological roles of ADARs, the RNA editing enzymes https://www.ceitec.eu/era-chair-rna-and-immunity/rg112. The research project will investigate the connection between ADAR1 and cancer, in particular links with p53 and the potential of RNA editing to affect particular cancer treatments. This project is a collaborative funded project with the Polish group of Dr. Małgorzata Kurkowiak/Prof. Ted Hupp (ICCVS, Gdańsk University) who will assist in bioinformatic analysis. For more information on this project please contact Mary.OConnell@ceitec.muni.cz.

We are seeking a creative, independent and driven individual with documented research experience related to this position. Candidates with strong research experience in molecular biology are encouraged to apply.

Requirements

  • A PhD degree or equivalent in Molecular Biology
  • Expertise in cell culture is required, with experience in cancer biology is desirable.
  • A publication record in peer-reviewed journals
  • Interpersonal skills required to supervise junior members of the research group
  • Fluency in English (spoken and written)

Application deadline: 28.2.2022
Interviews: March, 2022
Expected start date: negotiable
Hours: full time
Duration: 31/12/2024

Applications including a CV, list of publications, a scanned copy of the PhD diploma or an official letter certifying submission of a doctoral thesis defense and the planned defense date, brief motivation letter, and contacts for at least two references should be sent by e-application available on https://www.muni.cz/en/about-us/careers/vacancies/68400.

In case of any troubles with filling the e-application, please contact Aneta Štefanová (aneta.stefanova@ceitec.muni.cz).

For more information about the recruitment process, refer to CEITEC MU Recruitment Policy.

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