19/02/2020
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PhD POSITION - EPIGENETIC CONTROL OF HAEMATOPOIESIS

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  • ORGANISATION/COMPANY
    INSTITUT D'INVESTIGACIO CONTRA LA LEUCÈMIA JOSEP CARRERAS
  • RESEARCH FIELD
    Medical sciencesOther
  • RESEARCHER PROFILE
    First Stage Researcher (R1)
  • APPLICATION DEADLINE
    28/02/2020 23:00 - Europe/Athens
  • LOCATION
    Spain › Badalona
  • TYPE OF CONTRACT
    Temporary
  • JOB STATUS
    Full-time
  • HOURS PER WEEK
    40
  • IS THE JOB RELATED TO STAFF POSITION WITHIN A RESEARCH INFRASTRUCTURE?
    Yes

PhD POSITION - EPIGENETIC CONTROL OF HAEMATOPOIESIS

(REF.: PhD_JS_02)

The Josep Carreras Leukaemia Research Institute (IJC) is a nonprofit research institute based in Barcelona and dedicated to advancing our understanding about leukaemia and related disorders, in partnership with the University of Barcelona and University Autònoma of Barcelona. The IJC has laboratories in three clinical campuses: i) Clinic Hospital, ii) Sant Pau Hospital and iii) Germans Trias i Pujol Hospital. IJC serves as a collaborative hub for basic investigators and physicians to work together on fundamental biological and clinical aspects of leukaemia. The IJC offers an excellent work environment built around a multidisciplinary fusion of ideas and state-of-the-art facilities.

 

Research Description

The team of José Luis Sardina at the Josep Carreras Leukaemia Research Institute is looking for a highly motivated researcher at the PhD student level to help them to uncover how mutations in the main DNA methylation modifiers (including DNMT3A and TET2) reshape the chromatin during leukemic cell fate decisions.

Project: Uncovering the regulation of chromatin structure by TET2 during leukemic cell fate decisions To tackle this project, we will use state of the art genome-wide profiling techniques (such as Bisulfite-seq, ATAC-seq, ChIP-seq, and RNA-seq) coupled with functional screens based on genome and epigenome editing tools (CRISPR-Cas9 technology).

Please also visit our group webpage: http://www.carrerasresearch.org/en/epigenetic-control-of-haematopoiesis_...

 

What we need

  • Master title (or equivalent) in Biomedical Sciences.
  • Competitive academic record.
  • A high level of motivation and interest.
  • Fluent in English

 

Skills Specifications

  • Previous research experience in:
    • Molecular biology: Cloning, nucleic acid isolation, PCR, Western blot…
    • Cell biology: Cell culture, primary cell isolation, transfection, infection, immunofluorescence, Flow Cytometry…
    • Animal work: Accreditation required.
    • Advanced level in data analysis (Excel, R, Phyton…).
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills.

 

What we offer

  • A 4-year postdoctoral position at the Epigenetic control of haematopoiesis, funded by the Worldwide Cancer Research.
  • Incorporation in a multinational and highly collaborative team.
  • An exciting and innovative research project.
  • Working in the mixed basic and clinical research environment of the Josep Carreras Leukaemia Research Institute.
  • The stimulating environment of the Barcelona metropolitan area.
  • Contract details will be negotiated and take into account the track record of the candidate.
  • Start date: March 2020

 

How to apply 

To apply for this opportunity, please send your resume and a cover letter and (incl. the contact details of two referees) to jobs@carrerasresearch.org

Please submit your application by February 28th, 2020.

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Josep Carreras Leukaemia Research Institute
Spain
Barcelona
Badalona
08916
Ctra de Can Ruti, Camí de les Escoles, s/n

EURAXESS offer ID: 494832

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