MRC-Funded Postdoctoral Research Fellowship, University of Sussex, Brighton, United Kingdom

Postdoctoral Position in UK United Kingdom

Summary: The University of Sussex is offering a prestigious MRC-funded postdoctoral research fellowship within the Humphrey lab at the Genome Damage and Stability Centre. The successful candidate will contribute to pioneering research in exploiting chromatin defects to detect and target cancer, contributing to advancements in cancer treatment and understanding. This is a unique opportunity to work in a stimulating and supportive environment, driving impactful research in a highly competitive field.

MRC-Funded Postdoctoral Research Fellowship in Chromatin Defects and Cancer Targeting

Designation: Postdoctoral Research Fellow

Research Area: Exploiting Chromatin Defects to Detect and Target Cancer

Location: University of Sussex, Brighton, United Kingdom


  • Hold (or be near to completing) a PhD in a related subject
  • First author publication(s) in a reputable journal
  • Fluent in written/spoken English with excellent writing skills
  • Expertise in relevant techniques
  • Commitment to work in a highly competitive field
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team

Job Description:
The successful candidate will be expected to work both independently and as part of a team; to have regular meetings with their supervisor; to discuss their work at regular lab meetings; to present their work nationally/internationally, and to publish their results in a timely manner. Additional details can be found in the job description and person specification document (Ref_31426.pdf).

How to Apply:
Interested and motivated candidates are invited to apply by submitting a full CV, a statement of research interests and aspirations (not more than 4 pages), and the names of three academic referees. Potential candidates are strongly encouraged to make informal contact with Prof. Timothy Humphrey ( before applying.

Last Date for Apply: August 9, 2024, 7:59 AM

This is an exceptional opportunity to contribute to cutting-edge research in cancer biology and therapy. The University of Sussex values diversity and welcomes applications from all backgrounds. If you are passionate about making a difference in cancer research, we encourage you to apply and be part of our inclusive and impactful community.



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