|Salary:||£34,344 to £46,724 per annum|
|Placed On:||30th January 2023|
|Closes:||19th February 2023|
Location: Sutton (Greater London)
Contract Length: 3 years
Salary: Dependent on relevant Postdoctoral experience. Future progression is based on annual performance review. If the candidate has not yet been awarded their PhD, the starting salary will be at £34,344 until the successful completion of their viva.
This role is eligible for ICR Sponsorship. Support will be provided for costs associated with Visa application. If you are considering relocating to the UK, further information can be found here.
Duration of Contract: Fixed Term for 3 years
Hours per week: 35 hours per week (Full Time)
Under the leadership of Richard Houlston, we are seeking a Post-Doctoral Research Fellow in molecular biology to join our Cancer Genomics Research Team to identify and characterise predisposition genes for paediatric cancer.
The successful applicant will work as part of a multi-disciplinary team and will benefit from access to cutting edge technologies and a large repository of patient samples. Candidates with experience in germline genetics are strongly encouraged to apply. This is an ideal opportunity for an enthusiastic, committed, biologist to make an important contribution to improved understanding how childhood cancers develop and improve patient outcome.
For general information on Post Doc's at The ICR can be found here.
The successful candidate must have a PhD in genetics or a related discipline.
The ICR has a workforce agreement stating that Postdoctoral Training Fellows can only be employed for up to 7 years as PDTF at the ICR, providing total postdoctoral experience (including previous employment at this level elsewhere) does not exceed 10 years.
Our Team is embedded within the Division of Genetics and Epidemiology at the ICR’s Sutton Branch. The post holder will benefit greatly from the highly supportive and interactive research environment and state of the art facilities for sequencing, molecular and cell biology, and mouse genetics.
We encourage all applicants to access the job pack attached for more detailed information regarding this role. For an informal discussion regarding the role, please contact Richard Houlston via Email on Richard.Houlston@icr.ac.uk.
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We look forward to receiving applications from all candidates, wherever in the world they are currently based. We will select those who display the potential to become, or to support, the world leading cancer researchers of the future based on their application and performance at interview. However, we particularly welcome British applicants from black and ethnic minority backgrounds, as they are under-represented within the ICR and nationwide in STEM roles.
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