We are seeking to appoint two post-doctoral scientists to work in Professor Polly Roy’s dynamic and productive research laboratory in London.
The post-holder requires in-depth background knowledge and expertise in molecular RNA virology, biochemistry, and the reverse genetics system of RNA viruses. The post-holder will undertake research in molecular biology of double-stranded RNA viruses, in particular, identification of RNA structures, RNA-RNA and RNA-protein interactions during virus replication. The research will involve using SHAPE technique and CLIP-Seq method.
Applicants must have a PhD in either Molecular Virology with a biochemistry background or a PhD in Biochemistry, experience in using SHAPE technique and CLIP-Seq method, strong experience of molecular biology and biochemistry desirable. Applicants must be highly motivated researchers, with a dedication in basic science, who wish to make an impact in virus research. Further particulars are included in the attached job description.
These full-time posts are based in London and are funded by the BBSRC up to 31 March 2020. The appointments will be made on LSHTM’s Academic Pathway Grade 6 scale in the range £37,889 to £43,028 (inclusive of London Weighting).