Research Associate: Proteins in Cancer Progression (Fixed Term)

Applications are invited for a post-doctoral research associate to work under the supervision of Dr Gonçalo Bernardes on an ERC-funded research project, involving the development of bioorthogonal chemical strategies combined with super-resolution microscopy for imaging and tracking proteins involved in cancer progression.

The successful applicant will be responsible for the genetic encoding of the non-canonical amino acids into proteins and the application of bioorthogonal reactions for labelling and monitoring cancer-associated proteins in their native, in vivo, context.

Applicants should have (or be about to obtain) a PhD in chemical, molecular, or cellular biology. Experience of bioorthogonal chemistry, molecular biology, in particular genetic encoding of non-natural amino acids, as well as advanced microscopy imaging are desirable.

Fixed-term: The funds for this post are available for 2 years in the first instance.

To apply online for this vacancy and to view further information about the role, please press the apply button below. This will take you to the role on the University’s Job Opportunities pages. There you will need to click on the ‘Apply online’ button and register an account with the University’s Web Recruitment System (if you have not already) and log in before completing the online application form.

Please ensure that you upload your Curriculum Vitae (CV), a covering letter and publications list in the upload section of the online application. If you upload any additional documents that have not been requested, we will not be able to consider these as part of your application.

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For queries regarding the post, please contact Dr Gonçalo Bernades

Please quote reference MA09796 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

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