Research Technician in Cancer Cell Signalling research

University of Sussex - School of Life Sciences

Fixed term 1February 2017 until 30 April 2018

Expected Start Date: Beginning of February 2017

The School of Life Sciences is at the forefront of research in the biological sciences in the UK, coming in the top 10 in the REF 2014.

We wish to appoint a Research Technician (Grade 7) to work in the Cancer Cell Signalling research laboratory of Dr Georgios Giamas. The Giamas laboratory focuses on the identification and elucidation of the role of proteins implicated in the progression of cancer and the development of novel therapeutic targets. Our translational research laboratory combines a variety of molecular, cellular and biochemical techniques along with established in vitro/in vivo models and patients' specimens to study relevant pathways in cancer. In aggregate, our research links ‘bench work to bedside’ and can have an enormous impact to patients while at the same time supporting the entire scientific community.

An overview of research within the Cancer Cell Signalling theme can be found at: http://www.sussex.ac.uk/lifesci/giamaslab/

An overview of general research in the School of Life Sciences can be found at: http://www.sussex.ac.uk/lifesci.

The School is committed to equality and valuing diversity, and currently holds an Athena SWAN Silver Award. Applications are particularly welcomed from women and black and minority ethnic candidates, who are under-represented in academic posts in science and engineering at Sussex. The School of Life Sciences welcomes applications to academic posts from candidates who wish to work part-time or as job-sharers.

The University offers various schemes to provide real benefits to parents, these can be found at http://www.sussex.ac.uk/humanresources/personnel/familyfriendlypolicies

Potential candidates are strongly encouraged to make informal contact with Dr Georgios Giamas before applying. G.Giamas@sussex.ac.uk

Interviews will be held on: Mid January 2017

For full details and how to apply see www.sussex.ac.uk/jobs

The University of Sussex is committed to equality of opportunity

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