LocationLocation:
Sutton (Greater London)
DepartmentDepartment:
Cancer Therapeutics
Salary Details:Salary Details:
Salary Range: £28,500 - £34,608 per annum
Contract:Contract:
Fixed term
Contract Length:Contract Length:
2 years
External Advertising End Date
08 Feb 2023

Key Information

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

 
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Duration of ContractFixed Term for 2 years with possibility for extension

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

Closing Date: 8th February 2023 

 

Job Details

Under the leadership of Dr Gary Newton, we are seeking a cell biologist with a BSc/MSc in biological/biochemical sciences (or equivalent experience) to join our biological target validation & immuno-oncology team as a Scientific Officer. The successful applicant will work as part of a multi-disciplinary team to apply their skills to test and study new anti-cancer therapeutics. Knowledge and expertise in cell biology are desirable. Some familiarity with in vitro tumour mammalian models and/or immune functional assays would be an advantage however the successful applicant will have opportunities to develop their skills in these areas whilst in post.

This is an ideal opportunity for an enthusiastic, committed, biologist to make an important contribution to improved therapies for cancer patients, whilst gaining additional experience and training in drug discovery.

 

Department/Directorate Information

This role will be based in the Division of Cancer Therapeutics, in Sutton, in state-of-the-art laboratories in the Centre for Cancer Drug Discovery. This 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.

We encourage all applicants to access the job pack attached for more detailed information regarding this role. For an informal discussion regarding the role, please contact Dr Esther Arwert via email [email protected]


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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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