Postdoc position in Genome integrity and DNA repair, Department of Biology

Updated: 12 days ago
Deadline: 30 Mar 2021

A postdoc position is available at University of Copenhagen to study the role of the ZGRF1 helicase in DNA repair and genome integrity maintenance. We are studying the role of the ZGRF1 helicase in DNA repair including its regulation by protein post-translational modifications (PTMs), cellular localization, protein-protein interactions and unique DNA structures that are recognized by the helicase.

The postdoc’s duties will include research to uncover the functional consequences of patient mutations in ZGRF1 and identification of small molecule inhibitors of ZGRF1 as well as opportunity to participate in teaching activities.

Further information on the Department is linked at https://www1.bio.ku.dk/english/ . Inquiries about the position can be made to Professor Michael Lisby, mlisby@bio.ku.dk .

The position is open from 15 May 2021 or as soon as possible thereafter. The position is tentatively for 2 years with a possibility for extension.

The University wishes our staff to reflect the diversity of society and thus welcomes applications from all qualified candidates regardless of personal background.

Terms of employment

The position is covered by the Memorandum on Job Structure for Academic Staff.

Terms of appointment and payment accord to the agreement between the Ministry of Finance and The Danish Confederation of Professional Associations on Academics in the State.

The starting salary is currently up to DKK 437,435 including annual supplement (+ pension up to DKK 74.801). Negotiation for salary supplement is possible.

The application, in English, must be submitted electronically by clicking APPLY NOW below.

Please include

-    Curriculum vita

-    Diplomas (Master and PhD degree or equivalent)

-    Research plan – description of current and future research interests

-    Complete publication list

-    Separate reprints of relevant papers

The deadline for applications is 30 March 2021, 23:59 GMT+2.

After the expiry of the deadline for applications, the authorized recruitment manager selects applicants for assessment on the advice of the Interview Committee.

You can read about the recruitment process at https://employment.ku.dk/faculty/recruitment-process/ .


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