King's College London

Research Associate or Research Assistant (DNA damage response in Leukemia)

Reference: THW/18/059639/000732
Salary Details: £28,098 to £39,992 per annum
Allowances: plus £2,923 per annum London
Contract Type: Temporary/Fixed term
Contract Term: Full time

The salary will be paid at Grade 6 for Research Associate, £33,518 to £39,992 per annum, plus £2,923 per annum London Allowance; at Grade 5 for Research Assistant, £28,098 to £32,548 per annum, plus £2,923 per annum London Allowance depending on qualifications.

This post will be Fixed Term Contract for 1 year

The purpose of these posts are to develop and expedite projects aimed at characterizing DNA damage response in leukemia using newly developed disease models in the lab.

Transcription factors and their associated epigenetic modifying enzymes are frequently deregulated or even mutated in human acute myeloid leukemia (Zeisig et al., 2012, Cancer Cell). Over the years, our lab has focused on identification and characterization of key transcriptional and epigenetic networks critical for leukemia development (Kwok et al., 2006, Cancer Cell; Zeisig et al., 2007, Cancer Cell; Cheung et al., 2007, Nat Cell Biology; Arteaga et al., 2013, Cancer Cell; Esposito et al., 2015, Nature Medicine; Cheung et al., 2016, Cancer Cell). Details about the lab can be found at The initial contract is for1 year, but is renewable subject to the progress of the projects. Candidates are expected to have strong background and relevant publications in areas of stem cells,leukemia biology or computational biology.

The selection process will include competency based questions, a presentation, an assessment and a panel interview.

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Closing date: 13 July 2018

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