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Research Associate in Early Phase Trials
Oxford Road, Manchester

Job reference: BMH-016734

Location: Oxford Road, Manchester

Closing date (DD/MM/YYYY): 25/05/2021

Salary: £32,816 to £40,322 per annum

Employment type: Fixed Term

Faculty/Organisation: Biology, Medicine & Health

Division: Cancer Sciences

Hours per week: Full Time

Contract Duration: Until July 2024

School / Directorate: School of Medical Sciences

Applications are invited for a Post-Doctoral Research Associate to support Radiotherapy Related Research (RRR) in the Division of Cancer Sciences. In particular, the post holder will play a key role in supporting Dr Gerben Borst within the Biomarker and Early Phase Trial Hub of the RadNet programme of radiotherapy research. We are seeking an enthusiastic and well-motivated individual to undertake research and experiments, utilising a broad range of techniques to facilitate the translational aspect of preclinical research and early phase clinical trials in the field of neuro-oncology. The post holder will be expected to liaise with clinicians, academic and industry partners, supporting and driving national and international collaborations. A background in oncology research methodology, preferably in the field of neuro-oncology and radiobiology, is essential.

The successful applicant will work as part of the CRUK RadNet Manchester Unit, which was one of only three major units awarded and builds on the 10-year history of an external collaborating “One Manchester” approach to cancer team science in radiotherapy-related research (RRR).  This has been achieved by our multi-disciplinary expertise in biology, clinical oncology, physics, software development, engineering and imaging. Manchester is recognised nationally as a Clinical and Translational Radiotherapy Research Working Group (CTRad) Centre of Excellence in Radiotherapy Research and the only centre in the UK with strength across all disciplines (biology, clinical, physics, technology). ​​​​​​​

As an equal opportunities employer we welcome applicants from all sections of the community regardless of age, sex, gender (or gender identity), ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation and transgender status.  All appointments will be made on merit.

Blended working arrangements may be considered            

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 : Gerben Borst

Email :

Name : Lauren Hewitt


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 the link below for the Further Particulars document which contains the person specification criteria.


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