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Postdoctoral position in RNA and Autophagy group

Position at the RNA and Autophagy group, Danish Cancer Society Research Center, Copenhagen, Denmark

The successful Post-doctoral candidate will perform a three-year PhD project under the supervision of Group leader, Lisa Frankel. The project will explore the functional interplay between RNA, translation and autophagy and the biological importance of this cross-regulation in normal biology and in cancer.

Qualifications

We are looking for a highly motivated and enthusiastic candidate with the following qualifications:

  • A PhD degree in molecular biology, biochemistry, human biology or similar
  • Strong experience in general cellular and molecular biology techniques
  • Experience with confocal/electron/high-throughput microscopy is an advantage
  • Basic bioinformatic skills is an advantage
  • Knowledge about autophagy and translation is an advantage
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills in English
  • Good publication record in the area of cancer/cell biology/molecular biology

Terms of salary and employment

We offer a three-year contract position: 37 hours per week with lunch break included. Salary will be provided according to the current agreements between the Danish Cancer Society and the relevant trade union.

Starting date
January 1st 2019

Dead-line for application: 2018.10.15

How to apply
The application should be written in English and must be submitted electronically through our website: www.cancer.dk/job

Additional information
More information can be obtained directly from Lisa Frankel, email: frankel@cancer.dk

Please upload the call here.

PhD position in RNA and Autophagy group

Position at the RNA and Autophagy group, Danish Cancer Society Research Center, Copenhagen, Denmark

The successful candidate will perform a three-year PhD project under the supervision of Group leader, Lisa Frankel. The project will explore the functional interplay between RNA, translation and autophagy and the biological importance of this cross-regulation in normal biology and in cancer.

Qualifications

We are looking for a highly motivated and enthusiastic candidate with the following qualifications:

  • A Master of Science in molecular biology, biochemistry, human biology or similar
  • Experience in general cellular and molecular biology techniques including mammalian cell culture, transfections, light microscopy, RNA and protein purification, cloning, western blotting and qRT-PCR
  • Basic bioinformatic skills/experience in handling large datasets is an advantage
  • Knowledge about autophagy and translation is an advantage
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills in English

Employment
Three years of full-time employment (37 hours/week) with lunch break included.

Starting date
January 1st 2019

Dead-line for application: 2018.10.15

How to apply
The application should be written in English and must be submitted electronically through our website: www.cancer.dk/job

Additional information
More information can be obtained directly from Lisa Frankel, email: frankel@cancer.dk

Please, upload the call here.

15 PhD positions are available in the field of Autophagy around Europe

Positions in Finland, France, Germany, Israel, Netherlands, Norway, Spain, and United Kingdom

DRIVE (Driving next generation autophagy researchers towards translation) is a Marie Skłodowska-Curie Action (MSCA), Innovative Training Network (ITN) H2020-MSCA-ITN-2017, funded by the European Commission under Grant Agreement n. 765912.

Eligibility (who can apply): Early-Stage Researchers (ESRs).

Application: eligible candidates should fill in the application form and upload a cover letter stating their motivation and research interests, an updated CV with the dates of relevant diplomas (day, month and year), and the contact information of 2 referee persons.

Applicants should apply to their preferred research team within DRIVE’s network (click here for details), but they can indicate a secondary and tertiary preference in their application.