LMS 1906 Research Specialist - Developmental Epigenomics

Research Specialist

Developmental Epigenomics

2 Year fixed term (with the possibility of extension)

MRC Band 4

Salary £32,005 – £35,143 plus London allowances (£3,727 & £1,402) per annum

London, UK


The successful candidate must have the following essential attributes:


  • PhD (or equivalent) in genetics, developmental biology, molecular biology or a related discipline
  • Proficiency in molecular and cell biology techniques and experience in functional genomics methodology (e.g. ChIP-seq, CUT&RUN, ATAC-seq, Hi-C, RNA-seq, or related techniques
  • Excellent experimental skills and extensive experimental/bench work experience


The LMS is an Institute funded by the MRC and part of the Faculty of Medicine, Imperial College. The institute has first-class facilities including high-throughput sequencing, proteomics and metabolomics and provides investigators from clinical and basic science backgrounds with the opportunity to pursue innovative, multidisciplinary research within the excellence of Imperial College. For more information, visit https://lms.mrc.ac.uk

We offer a highly attractive benefits package including a competitive salary, an excellent holiday entitlement and a generous pension scheme For further information about the post please contact Prof Juan M Vaquerizas ()

We reserve the right to close the vacancy when we are in receipt of sufficient applications. Should you wish to apply for this post you are advised to complete and submit your application form as soon as possible.

Final appointment will be subject to pre-employment screening

This role qualifies for endorsement by UKRI for a UK Global Talent Visa, for which the successful applicant is likely to be eligible to apply. Immigration costs for applicant (100% visa and 100% Health Surcharge) and immediate dependents (100% visa and 50% health surcharge when applying with main applicant) can be reclaimed from LMS after taking up the post (terms and conditions apply).