15/01/2016 – Pre-Doctoral Position (Process Closed)

Deadline for submission of applications: 15/01/2016
Number of vacancies: 1
Offer description:
Early Stage Researcher (1 position) available in the Vascular Signalling Lab/Tumour Angiogenesis Group (Head: M. Graupera) as part of the Marie Sklodowska-Curie Innovative Training Network “Deciphering PI3K biology in health and disease (Phd)”. The consortium includes ten project partners from the UK, France, Germany, Switzerland, Italy and Spain, and will train fifteen Early Stage Researchers in signaling in vitro and in vivo approaches to the analysis of physiological processes to pathological situations. The recruited researchers will benefit from interactions with other members of the consortium through joint research training, scientific collaborations and participation in project meetings.Our group has a long history studying and testing hypothesis-based targeted therapy in breast cancer. Our research is committed to realizing the clinical implications of our findings via ongoing and future clinical trials. Specifically, the candidate will be involved in the identification and validation of predictive biomarkers of response to PI3K-pathway-targeted therapies.Project: PI3K-matched therapies, resistance mechanisms and tumour heterogeneityRequirements (degree, experience, additional training):
We are looking for highly motivated individuals with evidence of high academic achievements. Lab experience in such areas as mouse work, molecular biology, confocal microscopy, molecular biology, developmental biology would be advantageous. Eligibility: Applicants shall at the time of recruitment be in the first four years (full-time equivalent research experience) of their research careers and have not been awarded a doctoral degree. In addition, applicants must not have resided or carried out their main activity (work, studies, etc.) in the country of their host organisation for more than 12 months in the 3 years immediately prior to the recruitment date.Additional Information:
Applicants should submit a full Curriculum Vitae and a covering letter.Please send applications to: vserra@vhio.netWhere to apply::vserrra@vhio.net

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