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Research Fellow 


The Patton lab is recruiting an enthusiastic and dedicated Postdoctoral Fellow to join a dynamic research team studying melanoma in zebrafish and mammalian systems. The Patton lab has developed a model of melanoma regression and recurrence and this post will concentrate on understanding the melanoma subpopulations that contribute to disease growth and maintenance. The post holder will use zebrafish genetics to study melanoma cell populations using single cell sequencing, RNA sequencing technologies, and live cell imaging. The post holder will be able to work well within a team, and enjoy the challenge of applying new technologies to their research. The post holder will keep current in the melanoma field, and will be expected to present their results locally and at conferences.


Closing date: 27 February 2017



The role is grade UE07 and attracts an annual salary of £32,004 to £38,183 for 35 hours each week. Salary is paid monthly by direct transfer to your Bank or Building Society account, normally on the 28th of the month. Salaries for part-time staff are calculated on the full-time scales, pro-rata to the Standard Working Week.

This post is available on a fixed term basis, with a working pattern of 35 hours per week for 24 months.


Application Procedure

All applicants should apply online Link :


The application process is quick and easy to follow, and you will receive email confirmation of safe receipt of your application. The online system allows you to submit a CV and other attachments.


Informal enquires can be made to

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