Postdoctoral Research Assistant in Cancer Pharmacology

University of Huddersfield - School of Applied Sciences

The School of Applied Sciences at the University of Huddersfield is looking to appoint a Postdoctoral Research Assistant in Cancer Pharmacology to work on research projects with Professors Roger Phillips, Craig Rice and Jane Owen-Lynch.

The post will focus on the development of novel anti-cancer drugs, determination of mechanisms of action and develop/use novel experimental models that more closely mimic the complexity of tumour biology. A First or Upper second class honours degree in a relevant subject and a PhD (or nearing completion) in cancer biology and pharmacology are essential requirements for this role.  The project will involve additional members of the School and external collaborators and therefore you will be expected to have excellent verbal and written communication skills.

The School is committed to Athena SWAN principles and the promotion of equality and diversity and is proud to hold a Bronze Athena SWAN Award.

Further information on these posts can be obtained from Professor Roger Phillips (, Professor Craig Rice ( or Professor Jane Owen-Lynch (

This is an open-ended appointment and is dependent upon the availability of specific funding in this School.  In the event of there being no further funding available to support this post you will receive appropriate notification of the termination of your employment in accordance with contractual provisions.

For further details about this post and to make an application please visit

Closing Date: 9 October 2017
Interview Date: 7 November 2017

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