LocationLocation:
Chelsea (London)
DepartmentDepartment:
Radiotherapy and Imaging
Salary Details:Salary Details:
Salary Range: £37,050 - £45,732 per annum
Contract:Contract:
Fixed term
Contract Length:Contract Length:
2 years
External Advertising End Date
07 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.

 
This role is eligible for ICR Sponsorship.  Support will be provided for costs associated with Visa application. If you are considering relocating to the UK, further information can be found here.
 

Duration of ContractFixed Term for 2 years

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

Location: Chelsea, London. This role is not eligible for hybrid working.
 

Closing Date: 7th February 2023. Please note applications will be viewed on receipt, we reserve the right to close the role early.

Job Details

Under the leadership of Professor Kevin Harrington, we are seeking to appoint a highly motivated Higher Scientific Officer with a strong interest in preclinical in vivo work and cancer biology. The successful candidate will carry out research that preclinically assess direct anti-tumour as well as immune effects of therapies such as radiotherapy / chemoradiotherapy, oncolytic virotherapy and immunotherapies. Part of the project will involve preclinical evaluation of systemically- administered immune activators. The post-holder will provide skilled laboratory assistance using in vivo mouse models, including a wide range of regulated procedures such as subcutaneous, intravenous, intratumoural and intraperitoneal injections. The successful candidate will be expected to carry out technical in vivo work in multiple ongoing research projects in collaboration with other team members and will ensure that study protocols are followed to ensure 3Rs, animal welfare and outstanding science are delivered. 

 

Key Requirements

The successful candidate must have extensive hands-on experience in in vivo mouse model work and hold a current Home Office Personal Licence (PIL), modules (AB&C).

 

Department/Directorate Information

The Targeted Therapy Team led by Professor Kevin Harrington is part of the Division of Radiotherapy and Imaging at the ICR. We are a translational research team, with interest in ways to activate the immune system to target cancer, for example by using radiotherapy, oncolytic viruses or innate immune agonists. We undertake research to identify mechanisms of action behind successful combination therapy strategies. Areas of activity include thyroid cancer, head and neck cancer and melanoma. 

We encourage all applicants to access the job pack attached for more detailed information regarding this role. You may contact Malin Pedersen 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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