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postdoctoral fellow in cancer epitranscriptomics

Posted by: GIGA-Research institute, university of Liege

Posted date: Nov-24-2016

Location: Liege

Background: A two years post-doctoral position is available at the GIGA-Research Institute of the University of Liege, Unit of Molecular Biology of Diseases (www.giga.ulg.ac.be). The candidate will conduct post-doctoral research in molecular cancer biology as part of an emerging team. By using a combination of pre-clinical mouse models, unbiased proteomics screening, functional analysis with patient-derived material, in vivo imaging and molecular dissection of cellular signaling pathways, our lab studies mechanisms of cancer cells adaptation through regulation of RNA modification and specific protein synthesis. The proposed project is part of a collaborative international network and is funded by prestigious grants.

Selected publications:

Close et al, Mol Cell (2006)

Close et al, Cell. Mol. Life Sc. (2010)

Close et al, J. Biol. Chem. (2012)

Close et al, Nature (2012)

Ladang et al, J. Exp. Med. (2015)

Delaunay et al, J. Exp. Med. (2016)

Or see:  http://www.giga.ulg.ac.be/cms/c_21556/en/laboratory-of-cancer-signaling -publications

Qualifications and requirements:

Education: PhD in Biomedical Sciences, Biochemistry or equivalent. The ideal candidate should have a strong background in cancer and molecular biology, with published evidence of aptitude for high quality research. Experience working with animals is appreciated.

Requirements: talented, highly motivated and determined to work in a competitive field of research, excellent communication and organizational skills, able to work independently and as part of a team.


Please send a cover letter describing your interests in biomedical research, your curriculum vitae with a full list of scientific publications, and at least two reference letters to:

Dr. Pierre Close

Lab of Cancer Signaling (Close Lab)

GIGA-Research Institute

Molecular Biology of Diseases

University of Liege, Belgium

Job Title postdoctoral fellow in cancer epitranscriptomics
Post Details
Email Pierre.Close(at)ulg.ac.be
Employer's Website www.giga.ulg.ac.be
Job Discipline Job Discipline -> Cancer/Oncology
Job Classification Job Classification -> Postdoctoral Researcher
Job Type Job Type -> Full-time
Location Liege
Key Words Epitranscriptomics, RNA modification, translation, cancer
Start Date 2017
Salary 2,000-2,500�� net/month