Research Fellow

University of Plymouth - Institute of Translational & Stratified Medicine

We wish to appoint a post-doctoral Research Fellow with specialist research knowledge and expertise to support urological cancer translational research within the Plymouth University Peninsula Schools of Medicine and Dentistry.

You will be expected to conduct innovative research which will significantly update knowledge and understanding in the field of cancers. The primary function of the role is to work on translational research in urological cancers by performing independent and collaborative research, co-ordinating research and evaluation of activities, and developing a suitable protocol to enable translational research in urological cancers.

You will have a first degree and master’s degree in a relevant discipline and also be educated to PhD level or equivalent with demonstrable experience in a relevant discipline.

You will have a developing track record of publishing your own research, along with advanced knowledge of research methods and design. Specialist knowledge of urological cancers is desirable.

This Full Time position working 37 per week fixed term post is available immediately for a period of 2 years from appointment.   

You will be based within the Plymouth University Peninsula Schools of Medicine and Dentistry.

For an informal discussion of the role please contact Professor Syed Hussain on email syed.hussain@plymouth.ac.uk or 01752 764260

This vacancy will involve working with children and/or vulnerable adults and any appointment will be subject to receipt of clearance for the Protection of Children from the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Closing date: 12 midnight, Sunday 29th October 2017

Interviews are likely to be held during w/c 13th November 2017

Plymouth University is committed to an inclusive culture and respecting diversity, and welcomes applications from all sections of the community and is a Stonewall diversity champion.

Plymouth University Peninsula Schools of Medicine and Dentistry holds a Silver Athena Swan Award and the University holds a Bronze Athena SWAN Award which recognises commitment to advancing women’s careers in STEMM academia.

Plymouth University has been recognised by Bloomberg as one of the 50 best UK employers for 2016.

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