Research Fellow/ Research Technician

University of Southampton - Cancer Sciences

Interview Date: To be confirmed

Research Technician: £24,285 - £28,936
Research Fellow: £29,799

You are invited to apply for a position to work in the Cancer Sciences Unit’s Laboratories at the Southampton General Hospital. The offered post will be either a Research Technician or a Research Fellow, dependent on qualifications and experience. The post-holder will support a Cancer Research UK-funded programme grant led by Professor Graham Packham which is focused on understanding the biology and improving the treatment of B-cell cancers.

As someone with relevant work experience you will be required to carry out laboratory-based research with minimal direct supervision after an initial training period. You will need to be organised and be able to work well under pressure, whilst remaining health and safety focused. You will be fully-focused to provide timely and efficient laboratory support for Professor Packham’s team. For the Research Fellow position you will need to hold a PhD in a relevant subject area. Previous experience of working in a Life-sciences laboratory is essential.

This post is available from January 2018 or soon after for a period of 12 months, with potential for extension. Please indicate on your application which post you wish to be considered for.

For informal enquiries please contact Professor Graham Packham by email:

Application procedure:

You should submit your completed online application form at The application deadline will be midnight on the closing date stated above. If you need any assistance, please call Ita Holmes (Recruitment Team) on +44 (0) 23 8059 9002. Please quote reference 944917CM on all correspondence.

Please note: The University will be closed from Friday 22 December 2017 to Wednesday 3 January 2018, so we will not be able to assist you with any application queries during this time.

The Faculty of Medicine holds an Athena SWAN Silver Award demonstrating commitment to equal opportunities and gender balance in the workplace. The Faculty recognises that applicants may seek flexible working patterns which will be considered as part of the recruitment process. For further information including key benefits designed to help maintain and support employees' well-being and work-life balance, please see our working with us website pages.

We aim to be an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all sections of the community.

Please note that applications from agencies will not be accepted unless indicated in the job advert.

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