Jobs in Structural Biology and Related Fields

Postdoctoral Research Assistant

University of Oxford, Oxford, United Kingdom
Application deadline: 08 Jul 2013

A position is available in the DNA Damage Response group led by Dr Ivan Ahel investigating DNA damage response mechanisms. This post is for up to 36 months in the first instance and will be based in new laboratory space housing state of the art facilities at the Sir William Dunn School of Pathology in the centre of Oxford.

The successful candidate will study the structure and function of several novel DNA repair enzymes we have identified recently (Ahel et al, Nature, 2008; Slade et al, Nature, 2011; Sharifi et al, EMBO J, 2013).

Applicants should have a PhD in Biology or Biochemistry or a related subject, a high level of competence in protein X-ray crystallography, basic molecular biology and biochemistry, and relevant experience demonstrated by peer-reviewed publications. The ideal candidate should be organised, highly motivated and able to work independently as well as part of a team.

Enquiries should be directed to Dr Ivan Ahel at: Applications must be received by 8 July 2013.

Best wishes,


The Instruct Operations Team