Join Center for Chromosome Stability

Center for Chromosome Stability offers excellent opportunities for highly motivated master students, PhD fellows and postdoctoral fellows to participate in pioneering research.

CCS work environment

The center comprises the Director (Ian Hickson), a steering group of all core PIs, an administrator, a bioinformatician, and a lab manager. The CCS has the breadth of expertise to conduct studies at levels from DNA molecules through to whole organisms. The aim is to integrate fundamental and multidisciplinary research in one research center. The center PIs will conduct collaborative projects by co-supervising postdoc, PhD and master students. One of the missions of the CCS is to attract and train the best young researchers from the world, and to facilitate the scientific development of the next generation of research leaders.

Vacant positions

Vacant postdoc position in Blackford Group.

A position as a Postdoctoral Research Associate is available in the Center for Chromosome Stability (CCS) in the group headed by Dr. Andrew Blackford.

The post is available from 1 July 2024 (or at an alternative mutually agreed date). Duration, 2 years.
Highly motivated and committed candidates with an interest in DNA damage response pathways and chromosome biology are encouraged to apply.

The Blackford group aims to understand the molecular mechanisms that cells use to maintain genome stability, using a combination of genetic, biochemical and cell biology approaches.

The post is fully funded, although the post-holder will be encouraged to seek a personal fellowship to support their research.

Deadline for applications: Sunday 21 April 2024.

Read more about the vacant position in Blackford Group.


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