Deputy Facilities Manager (Governance)

We have an exciting opportunity for a Deputy Facilities Manager (Governance) to support the Departmental Safety Office (DSO) and Building and Facilities Manager in the day-to-day management of the building and facilities in the Department of Oncology, and to ensure that first class research support is maintained within the Department. The postholder will deputise for the Building and Facilities Manager or DSO in their absence.

Research Assistant

The Higgins group’s focus is on developing new approaches to increase the effectiveness of radiotherapy, and where possible, translating these into proof of principle clinical trials. We are currently working on strategies to reduce tumour hypoxia, since this phenomenon is recognised as causing tumour radioresistance.

Trial Manager (2 posts)

We are looking for two Trial Managers to join the Oncology Clinical Trials Office (OCTO), a team of trial management professionals, running a wide portfolio of early phase clinical trials and studies. We work across many different tumour types and therapeutic areas with trials at varying stages of set-up, active recruitment and follow-up.

Personal Assistant to Oncology Group Leaders

We have an exciting opportunity for a Personal Assistant whose role will be to provide professional administrative support to designated Group Leaders in the Department of Oncology.
This is a responsible role requiring efficient administrative and secretarial skills combined with a professional, proactive and flexible approach to work. The successful applicant will have a ‘can do’ attitude combined with the experience, skills and attributes to handle a wide range of confidential information with tact and diplomacy and to be comfortable with shifting priorities.

Core Facilities Administrator

The Department of Oncology has 12 Core Facilities providing specialist services which support the research within the Department and the wider research community; these facilities are managed by Core Leads who are experts in their field. The Department is now looking to appoint a proactive Core Facilities Administrator to provide administrative, financial and organisational support to the facilities.

New Senior Finance Officer (Grants - OIRO)

We have an exciting opportunity for a Senior Finance Officer in the Grants and Finance team at the Department of Oncology. You will be a key member of the finance team and will be responsible for the smooth management and reporting of part of the department’s large and complex grant portfolio.
As the Senior Finance Officer you will be the department's main contact for all matters related to the infrastructure funding to OIRO from CRUK/MRC and will provide comprehensive and regular reports to funders, Principal Investigators and the Senior Management Team as required.

Grants coordinator

We have an exciting opportunity for a Grants Coordinator to join the Department of Oncology finance team. You will be supporting the team in a busy grants office, handling upward of 150 active grant funding streams, and 150 cost centres. You will play a key role in the management of grants within the department.

Clinical NGS Core Facility Lead

An exciting opportunity has arisen for the Clinical Next Generation Sequencing (NGS) Core Facilities Lead within the CRUK Oxford Centre.
The focus of the CRUK Centre Clinical NGS Core Facility is to provide, develop, validate and apply novel genomics technologies for clinical trials and translational research. The core is a fully clinically accredited laboratory.


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