Cancer Research UK Edinburgh Centre

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The Cancer Research UK Edinburgh Centre is part of the MRC Institute of Genetic and Molecular Medicine (IGMM) at the University of Edinburgh. A summary of current IGMM vacancies is also provided below. Queries can be directed to the contact provided within the job vacancy or email IGMM Human Resources:

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Whether you are interested in taking the next step in your research career or using your technical expertise or other skills to support our world class research you can discover more about our working environment here.

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Featured Job:

Research Fellow – In Vivo Biology

Applications are invited for a postdoctoral research scientist to join a cross-disciplinary drug discovery group focussed on developing new drug combination therapies for brain cancer patients. Located within the School of Medicine, University of Edinburgh, the successful candidate will play a key role in an international brain cancer drug discovery initiative, which represents a collaboration between the University of Edinburgh, University of Oxford and Massachusetts Institute of Technology. They will work in a dynamic multi-disciplinary environment to advance the discovery and delivery of novel drug combination therapies for brain cancer. The postholder will be responsible for leading laboratory-based activities relating to in vivo evaluation of compounds using mouse models of brain cancer and in vivo imaging platforms, biomarker and pathway analysis and record keeping in the form of regular written reports and lab notebooks. Day-to-day supervision of junior research assistants and postgraduate research students is also expected.

The successful candidate will have significant laboratory experience in cell culture techniques, animal handling, drug administration and tissue processing. Further expertise in in vivo imaging and brain cancer research are desirable.

The funding for the current post is from Jan 2020 for 3 years in the first instance.

Informal inquiries are welcomed and can be sent to Prof Neil Carragher

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