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Research Associate

Cardiff University - Division of Infection and Immunity, School of Medicine, College of Biomedical and Life Sciences

Location: Cardiff
Salary: £32,548 to £38,833 per annum (Grade 6)
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 10th August 2018
Closes: 26th August 2018
Job Ref: 7627BR

The School of Medicine and College of Biomedical and Life Sciences are looking to appoint a Research Associate (Trial Manager). The positions will be in the group of Professors Andrew Godkin and Awen Gallimore (Division of Infection and Immunity) and with Professor Richard Adams (Centre for Trials Research).
 
The post is funded by a combined grant from the Anti-cancer Fund and Cancer Research Wales grant and will work on a project entitled: “Brief Intervention with Cyclophosphamide in patients with Colorectal Cancer (CRC) who have completed treatment (BICCC)”. This project is a clinical trial to give patients with stage II, III of IVA colorectal cancer a short coursed of cyclophosphamide to augment anti-tumour immune responses. The role will include acting as a trial manager with CTR (50%) and coordinating the laboratory experimental aspect of the study working with a technician and post-doctorate research associate (50%).
 
The successful candidate will join groups that use novel immunological approaches to treat patients with cancer and will join our established bench to bedside research pipeline.
 
Candidates must have experience/an understanding in the following: molecular biology, cellular immunology, flow cytometry, trial management.

Our groups are funded by the Wellcome Trust, Cancer Research Wales and Cancer Research UK. For more information on some of our activities see http://cancerimmunology.co.uk and https://www.cardiff.ac.uk/colleges/biomedical-life-sciences/research.../centre-for-trials-...
 
For further information, please contact contact Professor Andrew Godkin or Awen Gallimore (godkinaj@cardiff.ac.uk or gallimoream@cardiff.ac.uk).
 
This post is a full time (35 hours per week), fixed term position for 1 year and is available immediately.
 
Please be aware that Cardiff University reserves the right to close this vacancy early should sufficient applications be received.

Cardiff University is committed to supporting and promoting equality and diversity and to creating an inclusive working environment. We believe this can be achieved through attracting, developing, and retaining a diverse range of staff from many different backgrounds who have the ambition to create a University which seeks to fulfil our social, cultural and economic obligation to Cardiff, Wales, and the world.  In supporting our employees to achieve a balance between their work and their personal lives, we will also consider proposals for flexible working or job share arrangements.

   
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