Postdoc in Genome Integrity and Cancer Research

University of Copenhagen Department of Biology

Postdoc position in Genome integrity and Cancer research, Department of Biology, University of Copenhagen

Postdoc of Biomedicine

Department of Biology
Faculty of Science

University of Copenhagen

A two-year postdoc position funded by a grant from the Danish Cancer society is open at the Department of Biology. The project will focus on the function of the CIP2A-TopBP1 complex and its role in protecting the genome during cell division. The project will use a multidisciplinary approach to understand mechanistic aspects and to identify druggable aspects of the function in collaboration with local and international labs. The post doc will join an international research group focusing on genome maintenance pathways that operate during mitosis. The lab offers an inclusive and stimulating environment for a self-driven and motivated researcher.

Experience with tissue culturing, CRISPR-Cas genetic targeting, fluorescence microscopy is considered an advantage. Also, ability to drive and complete a research project is considered an advantage.

Further information on the Department is linked at Inquiries about the position can be made to Associate Professor Vibe Hallundbæk Østergaard.

Foreign applicants may find this link useful: (International Staff Mobility)

The position is open from 01.01.2023 or as soon as possible thereafter.

The University wishes our staff to reflect the diversity of society and thus welcomes applications from all qualified candidates regardless of personal background.

Terms of employment

The position is covered by the Memorandum on Job Structure for Academic Staff.

Terms of appointment and payment accord to the agreement between the Danish Ministry of Taxation and The Danish Confederation of Professional Associations on Academics in the State.

Negotiation for salary supplement is possible.

The application, in English, must be submitted electronically by clicking APPLY NOW below.

Please include

  • Curriculum vitae
  • Diplomas (Master and PhD degree or equivalent)
  • Research plan – description of current and future research plans
  • Complete publication list
  • Separate reprints of relevant papers

The deadline for applications is 15 Oct 2022 (year), 23:59 GMT +2.

After the expiry of the deadline for applications, the authorized recruitment manager selects applicants for assessment on the advice of the Interview Committee.

You can read about the recruitment process at


Part of the International Alliance of Research Universities (IARU), and among Europe’s top-ranking universities, the University of Copenhagen promotes research and teaching of the highest international standard. Rich in tradition and modern in outlook, the University gives students and staff the opportunity to cultivate their talent in an ambitious and informal environment. An effective organisation – with good working conditions and a collaborative work culture – creates the ideal framework for a successful academic career.


Vibe Hallundbæk Østergaard


Application deadline: 15-10-2022
Employment start: 01-01-2023
Department/Location: Department of Biology