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Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Quantitative Systems Biology (3 Year fixed term) closed

MRC Band 4 Salary £29,663 - £35,399 pa inclusive London W12

The Quantitative Systems Biology group at the Clinical Sciences Centre of the Medical Research Council and the Faculty of Medicine of Imperial College in London (UK) is seeking postdoctoral candidates with an interest in interdisciplinary research aimed towards a quantitative understanding of the function of complex biological systems. The successful applicant will investigate the properties of signaling, genetic and transcriptional networks in mouse and human, carrying out projects that integrate experimental measurements with data analysis and mathematical modeling.
 
The successful candidate will have a Ph.D. in a biological discipline with a sound knowledge of the standard laboratory methods of molecular and cell biology and a strong publication record. Experience with flow cytometry analysis of primary cells and/or miRNAs and siRNA knockdown in an immunological context will be advantageous, as well as familiarity with mathematical and computational methods.  We are a recently established and expanding research lab seeking enthusiasm, flexibility and willingness to learn across disciplines.
 
Additional information can be found on our website http://qsb.csc.mrc.ac.uk
Informal enquiries are highly encouraged and
should be made directly to Dr Alberto Polleri, Group Head, at polleri@csc.mrc.ac.uk

This post is a Career Development Fellowship to support post-doctoral scientists in early or changed career training and help establish them as a successful research scientist in their chosen field. It is initially a 3-year training and development post, which incorporates both scientific and transferable skills training.
 
Applications for this role should be made online at http://jobs.mrc.ac.uk. If you do not have internet access or experience technical difficulties please call +44 (0)1793 301154 quoting the reference number CSC09/591. Please ensure you include a copy of your covering letter, CV, statement of research experience and goals and contact details for three professional referees within your application.

Closing date: 17 December 2009

posted 2009.11.17