Research Assistant

An excellent opportunity has arisen for a Research Assistant in the Cancer Virotherapy Research Group, Department of Oncology, for a new MRC-funded project to evaluate oncolytic viruses in human tumour biopsies. This is an international project, with Malaysian collaborators developing a new strain of Newcastle Disease virus (NDV) while we focus on improving the utility of pre-clinical laboratory models human cancer. The successful candidate will be central to our research team acting as a hub for all of our studies with advanced models across a wide range of projects. This post will report to Professor Len Seymour and Dr Kerry Fisher, but will also interact closely with many of the members of the local research laboratory and collaborating scientists.You will require a PhD, MSc or undergraduate degree in virology, immunology, biotechnology, molecular biology or cell biology. You will also require relevant experience in at least three of the following categories: primary cell culture; 3D cell culture (or other advanced cell culture techniques); immunology; cell biology; virology; tumour biology/tumour microenvironment. Experience in handling human samples will be advantageous.This is a full-time post and is available immediately until January 2019.To apply for this role, please click on the ‘Apply Now’ button in the link below. All applicants must complete a short application form and upload a CV and supporting statement.The closing date for applications is 12.00 noon on Wednesday 1 March 2017.

Closing Date: 
Wednesday, March 1, 2017 - 12:00
Organisation: 
Department of Oncology
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