University of Oxford
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Postdoctoral Research Associate (two posts)
Department of Chemistry, Chemistry Research Laboratory, 12 Mansfield Road, Oxford OX1 3TA
Grade 7: 31,076 - 38,183 p.a.

Applications are invited for two Postdoctoral Research Associates to work under the supervision of Dr Akane Kawamura and Professor Chris Schofield on a research project funded by the CRUK for a period of 24 months.

This project involves biochemical and structural studies of histone demethylases. Find out more about the Schofield and Kawamura research groups at and

You should have a PhD in Chemistry, Chemical Biology, Biochemistry, Structural Biology or a relevant subject area, or have submitted your thesis prior to taking up your appointment.

You will be responsible for the biochemical and biophysical characterisation of JmjC domain containing histone demethylases. Duties will include managing own academic research and administrative activities. This will involve small-scale project management, to co-ordinate multiple aspects of work to meet deadlines.

This post will be based in the Department of Chemistry, South Parks Road, Oxford.

The position must start by 1 October 2017.

All applications are to be made online and no later than 12.00 midday on Wednesday 9 August 2017. Interviews will be held shortly after the closing date.

The University of Oxford and Department of Chemistry are Athena Swan Silver award holders. Applications are particularly welcome from women and black and ethnic minority candidates, who are under-represented in Chemistry research posts in Oxford.

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Contact Person : Vacancy ID : 129568
Contact Phone : Closing Date : 09-Aug-2017
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