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Research Associate in Biomarker and Early Phase Trials
Manchester Cancer Research Centre, Withington, Manchester

Job reference: BMH-018008

Location: Manchester Cancer Research Centre, Withington, Manchester

Closing date (DD/MM/YYYY): 21/12/2021

Salary: £33,309 - £40,927 per annum depending on experience

Employment type: Fixed Term

Faculty/Organisation: Biology, Medicine & Health

Division: Cancer Sciences

Hours per week: Full time

Contract Duration: Until 31 October 2024

School / Directorate: School of Medical Sciences

This is an exciting opportunity for a Research Associate to work within the Biomarker and Early Phase Trial Hub of the RadNet programme of radiotherapy research and Translational Radiobiology group. ​​​​​​​

The post holder will undertake research utilising a broad range of techniques facilitating the translational aspect of early phase clinical trials, examples include CRAIN and MR-BIO. They will be expected to liaise with clinicians, academic and industry partners, supporting and driving national and international collaborations. They will prepare deliverables, present the progress of work in technical meetings and participate in the supervision of PhD and MSc students, contribute to the preparation of funding applications, participate in international scientific conferences and prepare high quality scientific publications. The post holder will need a strong eye for detail and to be self-motivated.

The position is funded by Cancer Research UK RadNet Manchester. CRUK RadNet Manchester, in collaboration with The Christie NHS Foundation Trust, will develop an integrated world-leading radiation oncology programme working towards personalised physical and biological testing based on real-time outcomes and a mechanistic understanding of the tumour microenvironment, immune response, comorbidity and genomics.

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 are made on merit.

Our University is positive about flexible working – you can find out more here

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: Prof Ananya Choudhury.

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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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