Applications are sought for a Postdoctoral Research Assistant to undertake research investigations in collaboration with and under the supervision of the Principal Investigator (PI) in order to realise the objectives and development of the research programme. The research will be based in the Centre for Molecular Oncology, Barts Cancer Institute, within the Barts and The London School of Medicine and Dentistry, Queen Mary University of London.
The research is aimed at identifying drugs that enhance virus replication, promoting cell lysis leading to the activation of the host anticancer immune-responses. The focus is pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma (PDAC), a cancer of unmet clinical need that is poorly immunogenic, surrounded by a dense impenetrable stroma that prevent access of immune factors and therapeutic drugs.
The post is funded by Pancreatic Cancer Research Fund (PCRF) for 3 years full time starting as soon as possible. Starting salary will be in the range £33,615 – £39,483 per annum inclusive of London Allowance. Benefits include 30 days annual leave, pension scheme and an interest free season ticket loan.
Informal enquiries about this post, including arrangements to visit the Institute/Centre, can be made to Dr Gunnel Halldén, Tel: +44 2078823593 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Details about Barts Cancer Institute can be found at www.bci.qmul.ac.uk
The closing date is 3rd April 2019 and interviews are likely to be held shortly thereafter.
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