Two postdoctoral positions in RNA biology at the Vasilieva’s lab

Two postdoctoral positions are available early 2017 in the laboratory of  our collaborator Lidia Vasiljeva, who is funded by Senior Research Fellowship from the Wellcome Trust. Her lab is at the Department of Biochemistry, which is a part of the University of Oxford’s thriving scientific community. The Vasilieva lab is located in a new building providing interactive environment and various top class research facilities.

They are looking for highly motivated candidates with an interest in gene regulation in yeast and mammalian cells. The proposed projects will utilize state-of-the-art biochemistry and structural approaches combined with the functional genome-wide analysis to understand how transcription factors and chromatin modifiers regulate transcription of protein-coding and non-coding genesis in yeast and mammalian cells. The structural study will be done as a part of existing productive collaboration with Jonathan Grimes laboratory at STRUBi (Oxford). Candidates trained in protein purification, RNA analysis, and mammalian cell culture are encouraged to apply. Basic knowledge of bioinformatics is beneficial. Applicants should have or will shortly obtain a PhD and are expected to be highly motivated, with excellent critical thinking skills and with good communication skills and have the ability to work as part of a team.
Interested applicant should contact Dr Lidia Vasilieva directly:

Dr. Lidia Vasiljeva: lidia.vasilieva@bioch.ox.ac.uk
Lab web site: http://www.bioch.ox.ac.uk/aspsite/index.asp?pageid=675
phone:(+44)-1865613352