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Research Associate

University of Sheffield - Department of Oncology and Metabolism

Location: Sheffield
Salary: £32,344 to £40,927 per annum
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 13th October 2021
Closes: 25th October 2021
Job Ref: UOS030420
 

Fixed-term until 6 February 2022

We have an exciting opportunity in the Department of Oncology and Metabolism for someone with a passion for radiobiology looking to use their skills in cell biology to make an impact on cancer research. You will join the Bryant lab in our large and diverse academic department of Oncology and Metabolism, to work on a project devoted to improving radiotherapy outcomes for head and neck cancer patients.

This role requires experience of translational cancer research, critical thinking, planning and supervising junior staff. Working within a multi-disciplinary team. It also provides an excellent opportunity to develop your skills in student supervision.

Educated to PhD level, you will have experience of cell biology, radiobiology and excellent written and oral communication skills. As you will be responsible for designing, executing and analysing primary research, experience of DNA repair would be an advantage.

If you are passionate about using your research skills to make a difference to patient outcomes, then we would love to hear from you.

We are committed to exploring flexible working opportunities which benefit the individual and University.

We’re one of the best not-for-profit organisations to work for in the UK. The University’s Total Reward Package includes a competitive salary, a generous Pension Scheme and annual leave entitlement, as well as access to a range of learning and development courses to support your personal and professional development.

We build teams of people from different heritages and lifestyles from across the world, whose talent and contributions complement each other to greatest effect. We believe diversity in all its forms delivers greater impact through research, teaching and student experience.

To find out what makes the University of Sheffield a remarkable place to work, watch this short film: www.youtube.com/watch?v=7LblLk18zmo, and follow @sheffielduni and @ShefUniJobs on Twitter for more information.

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