Research Associate in Cancer Biomarker Discovery

The University of Manchester - Pharmacy & Optometry

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Job Reference : BM&H-012001
Location : Oxford Road, Manchester
Closing Date : 11/06/2018
Salary : £31,604 to £33,518 per annum according to experience
Employment Type : Fixed Term
Faculty / Organisational Unit : Biology, Medicine & Health
Division : Pharmacy & Optometry
Hours Per week : Full time
Contract Duration : ASAP available to 31 May 2020

Working in the Nanomedicine Laboratory as part of the Pioneer award, funded by CRUK, you will be a skilled Research Associate, with experience in studies using preclinical tumour disease models (including their establishment and maintenance). You should be the holder of an active Home Office Animals (Scientific Procedures) Act 1986 Personal Licence. Demonstrable previous experience in Mass Spectrometry data analysis is desirable. You should be able to interact effectively with researchers from a range of backgrounds, in order to contribute to an interdisciplinary programme of research. A basic understanding of cancer biology will be necessary, and some knowledge of nanotechnology will be advantageous.

You should hold a PhD in Pharmacology, Physiology, Pharmacy, Biology or Medicine or equivalent. Evidence of a developing research publication track record would be advantageous.

Successful candidates will be subject to pre-employment screening carried out on our behalf by a third party. The offer of employment will be dependent on the successful candidate passing that screening. Whilst you will be required to provide express consent at a later stage, by continuing with your application now you acknowledge that you are aware that such screening will take place, and agree to take part in the process.

The School is strongly committed to promoting equality and diversity, including the Athena SWAN charter for gender equality in higher education. The School holds a Silver Award which recognises their good practice in relation to gender; including flexible working arrangements, family-friendly policies, and support to allow staff achieve a good work-life balance. We particularly welcome applications from women for this post. Appointment will always be made on merit. For further information, please visit:

Please note that we are unable to respond to enquiries, accept CVs or applications from Recruitment Agencies

Enquiries about the vacancy, shortlisting and interviews:

Name: Professor Kostas Kostarelos


General enquiries:


Tel: 0161 275 4499

Technical support:


Tel: 01618502004

This vacancy will close for applications at midnight on the closing date

Further particulars including job description and person specification are available on the University of Manchester website - click on the 'Apply' button below to find out more.

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