Research Assistant- Cancer Biology

University of Liverpool - Department of Molecular and Clinical Cancer Medicine

You will contribute to an MRC funded project investigating the role of the tumour microenvironment in cancer. Specifically, the project will investigate the molecular mechanisms that control fibroblast activation during cancer-associated fibrosis. You should have a degree in cell biology cancer biology or other relevant subject.

Experimental skills and experience in basic laboratory techniques and cell culture techniques are desirable. Previous experience of working in one or more of the following fields would also be beneficial: cancer biology, immunology, and/or fibrosis. You will interact and collaborate with an existing team of scientist and clinicians with diverse backgrounds inside and outside the department and take part in research activities that include cancer biology, immunotherapy, in vivo models , in vivo imaging, and omics-based approaches.

You will join a vibrant cancer research laboratory which is part of the North West Cancer Research Centre, Department of Molecular and Clinical Cancer Medicine, and the Institute of Translational Medicine at the University of Liverpool. You will also be expected to contribute to the formulation and submission of research publications and research proposals.

The post is available until 1 October 2020.

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