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This is an exciting opportunity for an ambitious and accomplished postdoctoral scientist to join the group of Professor Rami Aqeilan at the Cyprus Cancer Research Institute (CCRI).

Reports To:
The post holder will report to Professor Rami Aqeilan (Group Leader)

Job Overview:
The successful applicant will pursue their own research projects in the field of Molecular Basis of Cancer under Professor Aqeilan’s supervision.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Develop, perform, drive and publish high quality research in the field of genomic instability and translational medicine.
  • Write scientific manuscripts and grant proposals.
  • Participate in the laboratory’s day-to-day activities, protocols, and procedures.
  • Keep appropriate experimental records and documentation.
  • Hold regular meetings with the Group Leader to analyse & interpret results.
  • Develop, import, adapt and implement new research techniques and protocols.
  • Dissemination of research results in regular group meetings, scientific conferences, and journal publications.
  • Day-to-day supervision of trainees, PhD students and visitors where required.
  • Work closely with other CCRI scientists to conduct collaborative research, share ideas and come up with solutions to scientific problems.


  • PhD in Molecular Biology, Cell Biology, Cancer Research, Computational Biology or a related field.

Desirable specialist knowledge and skills:

  • Postdoctoral experience in a relevant field would be an asset.
  • Expertise in genetic screening will be an asset.
  • Bioinformatics skills are highly preferred.
  • Experience in grant and manuscript writing.

Personal attributes:

  • Enthusiasm, honesty, integrity, dedication and hard-working ethos.
  • Ability to think critically, work independently and communicate ideas.
  • Ability to work in a team and value others.

Fluency in English is essential. Fluency in Greek will be an advantage.

Application Procedure:

All applicants should:

  1. Submit a Curriculum Vitae (CV). (In English)
  2. Submit a Cover letter.
  3. Shortlisted candidates may be asked to submit contact details for the provision of References.

All applications should be submitted via email at mentioning the job position code: CCRI_24_JP-2110 with email Subject: “Application [full name] for the position code CCRI_24_JP-2110”.

Applications Closing Date: 11th March 2024

Contact Information:

Cyprus Cancer Research Institute (C.C.R.I.)
CCRI “Nicola David – Pinedo Building”
1 University Avenue, 2109 Aglantzia, Nicosia, Cyprus
Tel.: +357 22 033000

The full text of this call for applications can be found in the pdf file below.

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