Job offer available in Scotland Molecular Basis of Aneuploidy in Human Oocytes at The University of Edinburgh

College of Science and Engineering

A Wellcome-funded postdoctoral position is available to investigate the causes of aneuploidy in human female meiosis. The successful candidate will be based in Adele Marston’s laboratory in the Wellcome Centre for Cell Biology, joining a collaborative effort between the Universities of Edinburgh and Warwick. The project will employ molecular and cell biological approaches to uncover the molecular origins of chromosome abnormalities in the human oocyte. The ultimate goal is to understand the causes of recurrent miscarriage and infertility. This post is funded by the Wellcome Collaborator Award for 36 months.

Applicants must have, or will shortly obtain, a PhD in a relevant discipline. The successful candidate will be highly motivated and enthusiastic with an outstanding academic track record, good communication skills and the ability to work as part of a multi-disciplinary collaborative team. Applicants with experience in cell or oocyte culture, advanced microscopy and/or single cell sequencing are particularly encouraged to apply.

Closing date is 15 July 2019 at 5pm GMT.

For further particulars and to apply for this post please click on the ‘apply’ button above.

The University of Edinburgh is a charitable body, registered in Scotland, with registration number SC005336.

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