LocationLocation:
Chelsea (London)
DepartmentDepartment:
Cancer Biology
Salary Details:Salary Details:
Salary Range: £40,107 - £46,724 per annum
Contract:Contract:
Fixed term
Contract Length:Contract Length:
Until 31 July 2024 in the first instance
External Advertising End Date
17 Oct 2022

Key Information

Salary: Dependent on relevant Postdoctoral experience. Future progression is based on annual performance review. If the candidate has not yet been awarded their PhD, the starting salary will be at  £34,344 until the successful completion of their viva. 

This role is eligible for ICR Sponsorship.  Support will be provided for costs associated with Visa application.
 

Duration of Contract: Fixed Term until 31st July 2024 in the first instance with the possibility of renewal

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

Closing Date:  17 October  2022

Job Details

We seek to appoint a Postdoctoral Training Fellows skilled in microscopy or biophysics to the team led by Professor Jonathon Pines in the Division of Cancer Biology to use Fluorescence Correlation Spectroscopy to measure and analyse the behaviour of the proteins involved in the Spindle Assembly Checkpoint that regulates chromosome segregation. You will join a small, enthusiastic and friendly team analysing mitotic control, and will be given opportunities to use your own initiative and to work in collaboration with others. 

For general information on Post Doc's at The ICR can be found here.

Key Requirements

Applicants should possess a PhD in a biological science such as molecular cell biology, biophysics or biochemistry. Experience with live cell microscopy, fluorescence correlation, spectroscopy or proteomics is desirable.

The ICR has a workforce agreement stating that Postdoctoral Training Fellows can only be employed for up  to 7 years as PDTF at the ICR, providing total postdoctoral experience (including previous employment at this level elsewhere) does not exceed 10 years

 

Department/Directorate Information:

The Division of Cancer Biology  studies the complex interplay of genes, proteins and biological processes that drive the development and growth of cancers. Understanding the many different biological systems underlying cancer’s development is essential for understanding cancer and identifying new targets for treatment.
The research of the Cell Division Team focuses on understanding how cells divide, in particular how the machinery that controls cell division is regulated in space and time.

We encourage all applicants to access the job pack attached for more detailed information regarding this roleFor an informal discussion regarding the role, you may contact Professor Jon Pines for further information by emailing [email protected] 

Please do not send your application to Professor Pines, formal applications must be submitted online

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.

The ICR is committed to supporting overseas applicants applying for roles, please click here to find out further information.

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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