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Register your interest by 1st September 2020.

Ludwig Cancer Research at the University of Oxford is seeking a highly motivated individual with demonstrated potential for research creativity and excellence for a Group Leader position in cancer epigenetics at Assistant or Associate Professor level. Candidates will have a PhD and/or M.D., a scientific background in epigenetics and a proven track record of excellence in the form of high impact publications.

We strongly encourage applications from all candidates with the appropriate experience and research profile. A research area of particular interest is epigenetics in the immune system and interactions with metabolism in the context of cancer biology and potential connections to translational medicine, and we would welcome applications from candidates in this field. 

Group leader positions benefit from a competitive start-up package including:

  • Group leader salary and, dependent on seniority, salaries to support up to 5 research posts (including PhD students).
  • Small equipment and consumables budgets and access to the branch large equipment budget.
  • Excellent space and state of the art facilities at the University of Oxford, Old Road Campus.
  • A vibrant and interactive research community that offers opportunities for collaboration with both basic and translational investigators. 

The successful applicant will develop a strong and ambitious research program and obtain substantial external funding to enhance their research output.

To state your interest in Group Leader positions within the Ludwig Institute Oxford branch please send a curriculum vitae, statement of research interests (containing 1 page of research accomplishments to date and 2-3 pages of future research proposal), and contact information (name, address, phone, email) for three references to: by 1st September 2020.

The University of Oxford is an equal opportunities employer that recognises the demands of work/life balance and actively supports a family friendly working environment.

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