Scientific Officer 2 - Clinical and Experimental Pharmacology

The University of Manchester


  • Duration: Fixed term until 31st March 2022

About the role:

We are currently looking for a Scientific Officer within the Clinical and Experimental Pharmacology Group. The aim of this post is to support the day to day running of the preclinical team and carry out research under supervision as directed by the Group Leader and Preclinical Pharmacology Team Leader. You will conduct in vivo preclinical studies in collaboration with academic and industrial drug developers including the analysis of predictive and pharmacodynamic biomarkers.

About you:

You will have knowledge of cell biology, experience in murine in vivo models and a strong desire to see your research translated for patient benefit. Knowledge of cancer biology and pharmacology is desirable.

Why choose Cancer Research UK Manchester Institute?

The Cancer Research UK Manchester Institute (, an Institute of The University of Manchester (, is a world-leading centre for excellence in cancer research. The Institute is core funded by Cancer Research UK (, the largest independent cancer research organisation in the world. We are currently situated at the internationally-renowned life sciences campus at Alderley Park in Cheshire England, 15 miles from Manchester, a vibrant and dynamic city surrounded by beautiful countryside.

We are partnered with The Christie NHS Foundation Trust (adjacent to the CRUK MI Paterson Building) in South Manchester (, one of the largest cancer treatment centres in Europe. These factors combine to provide an exceptional environment in which to pursue basic, translational and clinical research programmes.

How to apply?

To apply for this position please visit our website:

For any informal enquiries about this post, please contact Melanie Galvin, email:

Closing date: 5 June 2018.

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