Postdoctoral Researcher in Breast Cancer

We are seeking a highly motivated and capable Postdoctoral Researcher to perform research into chromatin regulation and genome stability in breast cancer. The research will be performed in the Chromosome Integrity Group led by Dr Timothy Humphrey within the CRUK-MRC Institute for Radiation Oncology, at the University of Oxford. This is a full-time post available for 3 years funded by the Breast Cancer Now charity. The project will build on advances made by the group into the specific targeting of epigenetic defects in cancer with the aim of taking the findings into clinical trial.

Research Assistant

We have an exciting opportunity for a Research Assistant, who will be based at the Weatherall Institute of Molecular Medicine, reporting to Professor Peter McHugh. You will be part of a dynamic and ambitious research group studying DNA repair focusing on the structure and function of a large multiprotein complex involved in human DNA repair, integrating structural biology with biochemistry and cell biology.

RNA Research Assistant

The Department of Oncology has an opportunity for a Ribonucleic acid Research Assistant to join Dr Sarah Blagden’s group. This is a technical position to develop, optimise, validate and perform biomarker assays on cancer clinical trial samples for research purposes. Techniques will include various blotting and electrophoresis techniques, microscopy and IHC.

Clinical Research Fellow in Clinical Trials

The Department of Oncology has an opportunity for a Clinical Research Fellow to join Dr Sarah Blagden’s group working on the Early Phase Cancer Trials Unit.
You will work alongside staff in the Oxford NIHR Biomedical Research Centre, Oxford University Hospitals and the University of Oxford. This post includes the opportunity to engage in a translational research project under the supervision of a scientist in the Oxford Cancer Research Centre.

Postdoctoral Researcher - DNA Damage Signalling and Repair

Applications are invited for a postdoctoral research position within the Genome Stability and Tumourigenesis Group led by Professor Madalena Tarsounas. The primary goal of the Genome Stability and Tumourigenesis Group is to investigate how tumour cells lacking BRCA1 or BRCA2 tumour suppressors develop tolerance to endogenous replication stress and how this, in turn, sustains cell proliferation and tumour growth.


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