Research Assistant

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Company: Cardiff University

Department: Division of Cancer and Genetics

Salary: £26,495 to £30,688

Hours: Part Time

Contract type: Fixed-Term/Contract

Type / Role: Academic or Research

Phone: +44-1225 9984893

Fax: +44-1327 8520141

E-mail: N\A


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School of Medicine

College of Biomedical and Life Sciences

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Research Assistant to work in the Cardiff Chronic Lymphocytic Leukaemia (CLL) Research Group within the Division of Cancer and Genetics. This post offers the exciting opportunity to work with our unique, physiologically relevant, circulating model of chronic lymphocytic leukaemia (CLL). The successful applicant will utilize this model, alongside other tissue culture and molecular biology techniques, to elucidate the mechanism of action of Bruton’s tyrosine kinase (BTK) and phosphoinositide 3-kinase (PI3K) inhibitors. This will allow us to characterize the effects of BTK and PI3K inhibition on CLL cell migration and provide a rationale for their observed clinical effects. In addition, we will explore the potential of combining these agents with standard chemotherapy and other targeted inhibitors.

For informal enquiries, please contact Dr Elisabeth Walsby – [email protected]

This post is part time (17½ hours per week, work pattern to be agreed), fixed term until 31st January 2018 to cover a period of maternity and available from 1st September 2017.

Salary £26,495 - £30,688 per annum, pro rata for hours worked (Grade 5).

Cardiff University is currently undertaking a pre-employment checking pilot scheme across limited areas of the institution. Under this pilot scheme, this post has been identified as being subject to the following pre-employment checks:

  • Occupational Health Check (OH)
  • Baseline Personnel Security Standard (BPSS)

Further information about pre-employment checking can be made available upon request.

Please be aware that Cardiff University reserves the right to close this vacancy early should sufficient applications be received

Cardiff University is committed to supporting and promoting equality and diversity and to creating an inclusive working environment. We believe this can be achieved through attracting, developing, and retaining a diverse range of staff from many different backgrounds who have the ambition to create a University which seeks to fulfil our social, cultural and economic obligation to Cardiff, Wales, and the world. In supporting our employees to achieve a balance between their work and their personal lives, we will also consider proposals for flexible working or job share arrangements.

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