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Postdoctoral Scientist - Cell Signalling Group

The University of Manchester - Cancer Research UK Manchester Institute

Location: Manchester
Salary: £31,604 to £41,929 (dependent upon qualifications and experience)
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 12th September 2019
Closes: 13th October 2019
Job Ref: MI/19/20_2
  • Duration of position: 3 years

About the role:

We are looking for a highly motivated Postdoctoral Scientist to join the Cell Signalling laboratory of Prof. Angeliki Malliri ( aiming to identify novel molecular targets for KRAS mutant non-small cell lung cancer, the most common subtype of this cancer, by discovering and contrasting signalling events associated with particular mutant alleles of KRAS. In addition the role will involve examining resistance mechanisms to novel agents targeting KRAS.

About you:

You should have a PhD in molecular and cellular biology along with a knowledge of the essentials of biochemistry and genetics. A background in bioinformatics and in vivo models of cancer is desirable but not essential.

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 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.

The CRUK Manchester Institute is a key partner of the CRUK Lung Cancer Centre of Excellence together with UCL, which brings together a unique range of internationally renowned scientists and clinicians within the field of lung cancer research. The Centre combines expertise in basic, translational and clinical research. It is committed to delivering an outstanding lung cancer training programme and building a world class centre of excellence in lung cancer research.

How to apply?

To apply for this position please visit our website:    

For any informal enquiries about this post, please contact Prof. Angeliki Malliri via email:

Deadline for receipt of applications: Sunday 13 October 2019.

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