|Salary:||£28,762 to £33,314 per annum, depending on relevant experience.|
|Placed On:||7th February 2023|
|Closes:||20th February 2023|
Job reference: BMH-021223
Location: Oglesby Cancer Research Centre, Wilmslow Road
Closing date (DD/MM/YYYY): 20/02/2023
Salary: £28,762 to £33,314 per annum, depending on relevant experience
Employment type: Fixed Term
Faculty/Organisation: Biology, Medicine Health
Division: Division of Cancer Sciences
Hours Per Week: 35 hours per week
Contract Duration: From July 2023 for 3 years
School / Directorate: School of Medical Sciences
The Division of Cancer Sciences are seeking an enthusiastic Research Technician to work in the lab of Dr Isabel Pires within the Radiotherapy Related Research (RRR) group, and funded by CRUK RadNet Manchester.
The post holder will be part of a dynamic new team led by Dr Pires. Work in this laboratory focuses on expanding the understanding of tumour hypoxia biology and its implication for tumourigenesis, therapy and metastatic spread. There is a particular interest in exploring hypoxic biology therapeutically in the context of radiotherapy resistance, as well as novel radio-sensitising strategies.
The successful applicant will contribute to a range of project-specific research activities including the running and troubleshooting of in vitro biology experiments, the development of hypoxia and radiobiology models, and using and providing training on research-associated equipment. They should have experience working in a clinical or laboratory setting and have extensive relevant laboratory experience in cancer biology and/or molecular cell biology.
The role is fixed term for three years from July 2023.
The position offers a fantastic opportunity for a well-motivated individual with an excellent scientific knowledge base and an enthusiasm for fundamental and translational research to gain experience working within a multidisciplinary team in this rapidly growing, exciting field of research. Applicants will have a QCF level 6 qualification (e.g. BSc) in a relevant biological subject with practical experience in laboratory techniques and data handling. You will be organised and be able to prioritise your workload to manage multiple and competing demands without supervision. This role seeks a candidate with excellent communication skills both verbal and written as well as the ability to present information verbally and on paper to a high standard. Other ideal skills include:
The School/Department is strongly committed to promoting equality and diversity, including the Athena SWAN charter for gender equality in higher education. The School/Department holds a Silver Award which recognises their good practice in relation to gender; including flexible working arrangements, family-friendly policies, and support to allow staff achieve a good work-life balance. We particularly welcome applications from women for this post. All appointment will be made on merit. For further information, please visit: https://www.bmh.manchester.ac.uk/about/equality/
Our University is positive about flexible working – you can find out more here.
Blended working arrangements may be considered.
Please note that we are unable to respond to enquiries, accept CVs or applications from Recruitment Agencies.
Enquiries about the vacancy, shortlisting and interviews:
Name: Rebecca Elliott
This vacancy will close for applications at midnight on the closing date.
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