Cancer Research UK Edinburgh Centre

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Working at the Cancer Research UK Edinburgh Centre.

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:

IGMM vacancies

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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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The Frame and Brunton groups have a number of post-doctoral positions for finishing PhD students, or scientists wishing to undertake a second post-doc spell, in the following general areas:

  • Cancer molecular and cell biology (including new studies on glioblastoma)
  • Proteomic analyses of adhesion complexes in cancer and neurodegenerative disorders
  • Tumour microenvironment, including anti-tumour immunity
  • Protein trafficking
  • Drug discovery and cancer pharmacology

Particular skills in cell and molecular biology, proteomics, immune profiling, advanced cell and in vivo imaging, animal modelling of cancer, or other related methodologies, are most welcome.

Please contact Prof Margaret Frame (, Prof Val Brunton ( or Dr Adam Byron (, at the Cancer Research UK Edinburgh Centre, Institute of Genetics and Molecular Medicine, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, UK.

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