Research Fellow

Queen's University Belfast - Centre for Cancer Research and Cell Biology, School of Medicine, Dentistry and Biomedical Sciences

Founded in 1845 as Queen’s College Belfast, we became an independent university in 1908. Today, we’re a member of the Russell Group, combining excellence in research and education with a student-centred ethos.

This post is available until 31 October 2019 to investigate the role of the E3 ligase HUWE1 in Multiple Myeloma (MM) and characterise the mechanisms of action of small molecule inhibitors of HUWE1 in MM. This is a Bloodwise funded position that will involve interaction with scientists of the Blood Cancer group within the Centre.

Our five core values (Respect, Integrity, Excellence, Ambition, Connected) have been developed by staff and students. They express our shared understanding of what we believe, how we aim to behave and what we aspire to be as an international organisation.

The successful candidate must have:

  • A PhD (or about to obtain) in Haematology, Biochemistry, Pharmacy or molecular biology related subject.
  • Relevant research experience to include at least three of the following:
    • Culture and in-vitro, treatment and viral infection of primary cells and cell lines.
    • Experience in tissue culture and cellular analysis including fluorescence microscopy and flow cytometry.
    • Use of biochemical and molecular biology techniques including protein analysis, cell cycle and apoptosis, quantitative PCR and fluorescence microscopy.
    • In vitro drug screens.
  • Published paper(s) in quality journals to a level commensurate with their research experience

Anticipated interview date: Monday 9 April 2018

For full criteria and to apply online, visit For further information or assistance contact Human Resources, Queen’s University Belfast, BT7 1NN.

Telephone (028) 9097 3044 or email on

The University is committed to equality of opportunity and to selection on merit. It therefore welcomes applications from all sections of society and particularly welcomes applications from people with a disability.

Fixed term contract posts are available for the stated period in the first instance but in particular circumstances may be renewed or made permanent subject to availability of funding.

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