CRUK Clinical Research Training Fellowship

University College London - Cancer Institute

This position will offer a high quality basic science and translational research experience to a suitably motivated individual who seeks to combine a clinical career in oncology with scientific research. The UCL Cancer Institute is a £40 million investment in central London based at University College London (UCL), one of the world’s top universities and a founding member of the Crick Institute. The post should enable a clinical research fellow to obtain a widely varied laboratory based experience and generate sufficient original research to submit a PhD upon its completion. It is anticipated that the trainee will present their findings at regional and international meetings, and submit original research for peer-reviewed publication. It is expected that the post holder will continue with some clinical commitment during the funding period, though clinical work should not exceed 1 Programmed Activity (PA) equivalent per week. The primary supervisor will be Professor Tony Ng. 

The main objective is to investigate how anti-EGFR therapy-induced ErbB/HER dimer formation can in turn influence the tumor microenvironment, focusing on unfolded protein response- based mechanisms that can modulate the adaptive and innate immune effectors in the tumour microenvironment.

The post is funded by CRUK for three years in the first instance.

The successful applicant should hold full GMC registration and possess membership of the Royal Collegeof Physicians or equivalent. The applicant will also have a Medical degree and a completed core medical training or equivalent. The postholder will be undertaking or have completed higher specialist training in Oncology.

The postholder will have experience of developing an understanding of complex problems and applying in-depth knowledge to address them. Experience of molecular biology and basic immunology techniques is desirable.

UCL vacancy reference: 1713435        

Applicants should apply online. To access further details about the position and how to apply please click on the ‘Apply’ button below.

For enquiries regarding the project,please contact Prof. Tony NG, tony.ng@kcl.ac.uk For enquiries regarding the application process please contact Laime Matkeviciute (HR Assistant), l.matkeviciute@ucl.ac.uk

Latest time for the submission of applications: 23:59.

Interview Date: TBC

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