Group Leader position at The Gurdon Institute

The Gurdon Institute is a world-renowned centre in the fields of developmental, cell and cancer biology. The Institute is located in the heart of the historic city of
Cambridge and is part of the University’s School of Biological Sciences. Its aim is to provide the best possible environment for research and to foster interactions and
collaborations between scientists with diverse but complementary interests. It is generously supported by core funding from the Wellcome Trust and Cancer Research
UK and benefits from state-of-the art facilities in a friendly, modern environment.

We are now seeking to recruit one or more Group Leaders at the junior level in any area of cancer biology whose research complements our existing strengths in
human organoid systems, mouse genetics, in vivo imaging, epigenetics and DNA replication and repair (see Research group overview — The Gurdon Institute). This would be
an ideal position for a scientist wishing to take up his or her first position as an independent researcher and we offer a world class platform for career development
together with a generous start up package.

Applicants must have a PhD and postdoctoral experience in a relevant subject and must have demonstrated world-leading expertise in cancer biology through
published research in internationally recognized journals. Successful candidates will have a clear and cutting-edge five-year research plan indicating their potential to
lead and manage a group of scientists. We are particularly interested in applicants who meet the eligibility criteria for the Cancer Research UK Career Development
Fellowships (

Limited funding: Funding is available for up to 5 years.

To apply online for this vacancy, please see

Informal enquiries are invited and can be directed to any of the Institute’s Group Leaders or to

Please quote reference PR13640 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

The University values diversity and is committed to equality of opportunity. The University has a responsibility to ensure that all employees are eligible to live and
work in the UK. Benefits include generous maternity/paternity leave, flexible working, funds for returning carers and other family-friendly schemes. The Gurdon
Institute is committed to equality and diversity in the workplace, for more information go to