Ludwig Cancer Research is an international collaborative network of acclaimed scientists that has pioneered cancer research and landmark discovery for more than 40 years. Ludwig combines basic science with the ability to translate its discoveries and conduct clinical trials to accelerate the development of new cancer diagnostics and therapies. Since 1971, Ludwig has invested nearly $2.7 billion in life-changing science through the not-for-profit Ludwig Institute for Cancer Research and the six U.S.-based Ludwig Centers.

Scientists at the Oxford Branch of the Ludwig Institute for Cancer Research focus on a variety of subjects of importance to cancer research. These range from intracellular signaling, genomics and epigenetics to tumor immunology, oxygen sensing and angiogenesis. With stable core funding from Ludwig Cancer Research and access to state-of-the-art facilities in the renowned academic environment of the University of Oxford at the Old Road Research Campus, our PIs have both the opportunity and means to pursue groundbreaking basic and translational scientific research.

Postdoctoral Researcher in Cancer Research

Nuffield Department of Medicine (NDM), Ludwig Institute for Cancer Research and Oxford Big Data Institute, Old Road Campus Research Building, Roosevelt Drive, Headington, Oxford, UK.

Grade 7: £32,236 - £39,609 p.a.

Only online applications received by 12:00 PM (noon, UK time), July 15, 2019, will be considered.

Ludwig Oxford and the Wellcome Centre for Human Genetics seek a motivated Postdoctoral Researcher to work on developing mouse xenograft models for the study of colorectal cancer and metastasis.

The successful applicant will use these models for a variety of applications, including but not limited to the preclinical testing of novel therapeutic agents through the CRUK ACRCelerate project, and the exploration of tissue compartment crosstalk, epithelial stem cell dynamics, microbiota and the role of infection in epithelial cell transformation.

The position is based in the labs of Prof Xin Lu and Prof Simon Leedham.

The successful candidate will hold, or be close to completing, a PhD in molecular/cell biology or another relevant subject. Experience in cell culture and a personal home office license (or equivalent) is essential. Experience in xenograft and/or orthotopic tumor models would be advantageous.

More detailed information about this position, its required qualifications and responsibilities (see “Job Description” tab), and all documents for online application are available here.

Applications must be made online by 12.00 noon on July 15, 2019.


Oxford Branch