Senior Research Associate - A83234R

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Health and Medical,Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmacy,Biological Sciences,Genetics,Microbiology,Molecular Biology and Biophysics

Short info about job

Company: Newcastle University

Department: Faculty of Medical Sciences - Northern Institute for Cancer Research

Salary: £39,324 to £40,523 per annum.

Hours: Full Time

Contract type: Fixed-Term/Contract

Type / Role: Academic or Research

Phone: +44-1380 7973297

Fax: +44-1343 3050048

E-mail: N\A


Detail information about job Senior Research Associate - A83234R. Terms and conditions vacancy

You will work with Prof Steve Wedge on a project funded by a Strategic Alliance involving Cancer Research UK, Newcastle University and Astex Pharmaceuticals. You will be part of a team based within the Newcastle drug discovery group that will focus on validating and identifying new drug targets for oncology treatment.

You will have an undergraduate degree in a relevant science subject, preferably in a biological discipline or pharmacology, and a PhD in the area of cancer research, cell biology or drug discovery. You will have experience of using gene editing techniques to manipulate target proteins in mammalian cells. You will be able to demonstrate evidence of writing high quality reports, problem solving ability and preparation of material for manuscripts for publication and grant applications.

You will possess excellent communication skills, the ability to supervise laboratory staff and have a high level of analytical skills.  You will also be able to demonstrate the ability to identify and develop new technologies and methods relevant to the post.

Tenable until 31 March 2020.

Informal enquiries should be directed to Prof Steve Wedge ([email protected]).

The Institute holds a silver Athena SWAN award in addition to the University’s silver Athena SWAN award in recognition of our good employment practices for the advancement of gender equality, and the University holds the HR Excellence in Research award for our work to support the career development of our researchers.  We are also a member of the Euraxess network.

Northern Institute for Cancer Research.

Faculty of Medical Sciences.

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