LocationLocation:
Sutton (Greater London)
DepartmentDepartment:
Cancer Therapeutics
Salary Details:Salary Details:
Salary Range: £43,225 - £50,367 per annum
Contract:Contract:
Fixed term
External Advertising End Date
17 Oct 2022

Key Information

Salary:  Commencement on the salary range is subject to comparable skills and experience. Future progression is based on annual performance review.

This role may be eligible for ICR Sponsorship.  Support will be provided for costs associated with Visa application and health surcharge
 
Location:  Sutton (Greater London)  This role is eligible for hybrid working
 

Duration of ContractFixed term contract for 2 years

Hours per week: 35 hours per week (Full Time)

Closing Date:  Monday 17th October 2022

Job Details

The main purpose of this key role in our Project Management team is to provide proactive and responsive operational and administrative management for the drug discovery projects related to the newly established  Centre for Target Validation in our Division, and to support the scientists in the effective and timely delivery of key objectives keeping us within budget.

Key Requirements

The successful candidate will have a degree (preferably a PhD) in a life-science related subject, a qualification/certification in project management, or equivalent knowledge and experience. Knowledge of the academic/charitable industry funding is helpful. Please check the Person Specification for full information.


Department/Directorate Information

The Cancer Research UK Cancer Therapeutics Unit (CTU)within the Division of Cancer Therapeutics, is a multidisciplinary 'bench to bedside' centre, comprising around 200 staff dedicated to the discovery and development of novel therapeutics for the treatment of cancer. The Cancer Therapeutics Unit’s exciting goal is to discover high quality drug candidates for validated biological targets and to progress these candidates to clinical trial. All the scientific disciplines are in place to make this possible. Our world-class biologists, chemists and drug metabolism specialists work together focusing on new molecular targets emerging from human genome and ground-breaking cell biology research. This is an exciting and fast-moving cancer research setup and offers the opportunity to work within a multi-disciplinary environment using state-of-the-art techniques and equipment. The newly established Centre for Target Validation within our unit aims to help new research develop into fully-fledged therapeutics projects.

We encourage all applicants to access the job pack attached for more detailed information regarding this role. You may contact Margot Wenzel for further information by emailing [email protected] 

 

About The Institute of Cancer Research

Why work for us?

As a member of staff, you'll have exclusive access to a range of staff benefits.

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The Institute of Cancer Research, London, is one of the world's most influential cancer research institutes, with an outstanding record of achievement dating back more than 100 years. Further information about working at the ICR can be found here.

 

We look forward to receiving applications from all candidates, wherever in the world they are currently based. We will select those who display the potential to become, or to support, the world leading cancer researchers of the future based on their application and performance at interview. However, we particularly welcome British applicants from black and ethnic minority backgrounds, as they are under-represented within the ICR and nationwide in STEM roles.

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