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Research Fellow in Brain Tumour Single Cell Analysis – Cancer Research UK

Great Ormond Street Institute of Child Health

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UCL, Gower Street, London, UK


  • Posted on: 12th Feb 2021
  • Salary: £36,028 - £39,056 per annum
  • REF: 1874486
  • Closes: 26th February 2021
  • Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
  • Hours: Full Time

Duties and Responsibilities

Postdoctoral Research Fellow working on Cancer Research UK-funded New Roads project. The UCL group is comparing paediatric brain tumours with the normally developing human brain, to better understand how paediatric brain tumours subvert and use developmental biology in their pathogenesis. We seek to appoint a Postdoctoral Research Fellow to lead delivery of this research project.

This post is funded for 2 years in the first instance.

Key Requirements

We are seeking a creative and highly motivated individual with interests in brain tumour biology and human brain development. Candidates should have a PhD in developmental, cell, molecular or cancer biology. The ideal candidate will have experience in at least one of the areas above, and a strong interest in brain tumour biology. Previous work in single cell gene expression methods and data analysis would be advantageous.

Please note: appointment at Grade 7 is dependent upon having been awarded a PhD; if this is not the case, initial appointment will be at research assistant Grade 6B (salary 31,542 – 33,257 per annum) with payment at Grade 7 being backdated to the date of final submission of the PhD thesis.

Further Details

A job description and full person specification can be accessed at the bottom of this page.

To apply for the vacancy please click on the Apply Now button below.

If you are unable to apply online please contact ICH Human Resources at ich.hr@ucl.ac.uk quoting the job reference 1874486.

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26 Feb 2021

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