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Research Project Manager in Cancer Biology
Oglesby Cancer Research Building, Withington

Job reference: BM&H-14339

Location: Oglesby Cancer Research Building, Withington

Closing date (DD/MM/YYYY): 29/08/2019

Salary: £32,236 to £39,609 per annum, depending on relevant experience

Employment type: Fixed Term

Department: Biology, Medicine & Health

Division: Cancer Sciences

Hours per week: Full Time

Contract Duration: starting as soon as possible for 12 months

This is an exciting opportunity for a Research Project Manager to play an important role in Professor Stephen Taylor’s laboratory.  Professor Taylor is the Division Head for Cancer Sciences and his laboratory has a strong track record studying the cell cycle and mitosis, with a particular emphasis on understanding the mode of action underpinning clinically relevant anti-mitotic drugs. More recently, the Taylor laboratory has started to apply this expertise to ovarian cancer. The laboratory, which focuses on cell biology and cancer pharmacology, is currently comprised of four post-docs, a research assistant, two PhD students and a clinical fellow. For more information on the Taylor laboratory, please visit

You will join Professor Taylor’s team within the Division of Cancer Sciences and will be based at the Oglesby Cancer Research Building (OCRB) in Withington. You will work closely with Professor Taylor and his team and take responsibility for driving research projects forward, providing support necessary to enable the team to write publications and grant applications to secure additional external funding.

Division of Cancer Sciences is one of the six divisions in the School of Medical Sciences.  The School is committed to promoting equality and diversity, including the Athena SWAN charter for promoting women’s careers in STEMM subjects (science, technology, engineering, mathematics and medicine) in higher education. The School holds a Silver Award for their commitment to the representation of women in the workplace.  Appointment will always be made on merit. For further information, please visit:
Please note that we are unable to respond to enquiries, accept CVs or applications from Recruitment Agencies.

Enquiries about the vacancy, shortlisting and interviews:
Name: Professor Stephen Taylor

General enquiries:
Tel: 0161 275 4499

Technical support:
Tel: 0161 850 2004

This vacancy will close for applications at midnight on the closing date.

Please see link below for the Further Particulars document which contains the person specification criteria that you should address in your application.


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