|Salary:||£30,395 to £39,609|
|Placed On:||22nd March 2019|
|Closes:||29th April 2019|
Fixed Term – 3 Years
Full time starting salary is normally in the range £30,395 to £39,609. With potential progression once in post to £42,036 a year.
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We are seeking a highly motivated individual for a postdoctoral position to work within a CRUK funded research programme that seeks to understand the mechanisms of immune evasion and immune suppression in pancreatic ductal carcinoma (PDA). This is a Programme award from Cancer Research UK.
The post holder will have specific responsibility for investigating the biology of the tumour infiltrate in patients with PDA, with a focus on lymphoid cells.
With a PhD in a relevant subject area and laboratory experience in tumour immunobiology, you are expected to have practical experience in culturing primary cells, immunophenotyping, molecular cloning and T-cell based functional assays. Proven experience is required in the isolation and enrichment of immune cell subsets and tumour-associated stroma from fresh tumour tissue. Knowledge of T cell cloning including the discovery of novel HLA-restricted tumour specific peptide epitopes would be an advantage.
Develop research objectives and proposals for own or joint research, with assistance of a mentor if required
Contribute to writing bids for research funding
Analyse and interpret data
Apply knowledge in a way which develops new intellectual understanding
Disseminate research findings for publication, research seminars etc
Closing date: 29 April 2019
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