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Research Associate in Cancer Biology

University of Sheffield - Faculty of Science - School of Biosciences

Location: Sheffield
Salary: £37,099 to £45,585
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 13th February 2024
Closes: 12th March 2024
Job Ref: UOS040098

Contract type: Fixed term for 3 years with a start date of 1st May 2024 (or as soon as possible thereafter) and an end date of 30th April 2027

Location: Firth Court, Main Campus

A Breast Cancer Now funded Research Associate position is available in the lab of Dr Elena Rainero to work on the mechanisms through which the extracellular matrix supports breast cancer cell growth and migration in complex 3D environments, both in vitro and in vivo. This role provides an opportunity to work as part of a team in a vibrant research environment, within the Molecular and Cellular Biology Cluster in the School of Bioscience.

The project will involve using 2D and 3D cell culture techniques, high-resolution and high-throughput imaging and CRISPR/Cas9 techniques. In vivo studies will be carried out in collaboration with Dr Penelope Ottewell in the Medical School (University of Sheffield).

Applicants must have a PhD in Cell or Cancer Biology (or be working towards a PhD) along with significant expertise in cancer cell biology. Expertise in 2D and 3D cell culture models along with expertise in imaging techniques (including fixed and live cell imaging) and analyses are also essential. You will be able to demonstrate a collaborative mindset, that you are always looking to acquire and use new skills and enjoy working in an interdisciplinary way. You will look forward to being part of a community of researchers working towards common or related goals and be looking forward to helping foster such a community.

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.

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