Postdoc position available

University of Glasgow, Research Institute of Cancer Sciences

Research Associate, Cancer Metabolism Ref: 011880

Grade 6/7, £27,328 – £30,738 / £33,574 – £37,768 £33,574 – £37,768 per annum

Working under the supervision of Dr Oliver Maddocks as a post-doctoral scientist at the Wolfson Wohl Cancer Research Centre the postholder will make a leading contribution to the “Targeting Cancer Specific Amino Acid Metabolism” project and will conduct, manage and publish research in the area of cancer metabolism utilising molecular biology techniques, cell culture and mouse models. See: Nature (2013) 493; 542-546, Cell Reports (2014) 7; 1248-1258, Molecular Cell (2016) 61; 1-12.

Possessing a PhD or equivalent in biology/biochemistry, experience of collection and analysis of data from molecular biology experiments and ideally knowledge of mouse xenograft and genetically engineered mouse models for cancer you will contribute to the formulation and submission of research publications and presentations as well as help manage and direct this complex and challenging project as opportunities allow.

Informal discussions about the post are welcome: please contact Dr Oliver Maddocks (email:

This post has funding for up to 3 years in the first instance.

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Closing date: 29 February 2016