Research Fellow job in Eastleigh at University Of Southampton

Research Fellow

Company: University of Southampton

Location: Southampton UK

Date Posted:May 02, 2018

Research FellowCancer SciencesLocation:  Southampton General HospitalSalary:   £29,799 - per annum Full Time, Fixed Term - 24 monthsClosing Date:   Wednesday 16 May 2018Reference:  1006318CMFaculty of Medicine - Cancer Sciences UnitApplications are sought for a Research Fellow to join a team investigating the role of the tumour microenvironment in regulating anti-tumour immunity. The successful applicant will use RNA sequencing (including single cell sequencing), digital pathology and in vitro/in vivo models to investigate targetable mechanisms regulating tumour immune evasion. The questions under investigation will require the use of a range of techniques required for analysis of human tissues (RNA sequencing & digital pathology analysis) functional cell biology and mouse models of immunotherapy. The postholder will also have the opportunity to contribute ideas and expertise to other studies going on within the group and Unit. The research will be based in the Experimental Pathology Group within the Cancer Sciences Unit of the Faculty of Medicine.Essential requirements for this post include a PhD in Biological Sciences or Bioinformatics (or equivalent professional qualifications and experience) and detailed understanding and knowledge of cells of the tumour microenvironment, including sequencing and image analysis. A demonstrated ability to communicate well, work within a team and maintain good laboratory records are also essential. This full-time post is available from 1st June 2018 for a period of two years. The benefits package for this post includes 30 days leave plus 6 University closure days, flexible working hours and a childcare vouchers scheme.CRUK funding for this post is available for 24 months with the possibility of extension, subject to the availability of further funding.  Applications will be considered from candidates who are working towards or nearing completion of a relevant PhD qualification. The title of Research Fellow will be applied upon completion of PhD. Prior to the qualification being awarded the title of Senior Research Assistant will be given.Application Procedure:You should submit your completed online application form on our website. The application deadline will be midnight on the closing date stated above. If you need any assistance, please call Ita Holmes (Recruitment Team) on +44 (0) 23 8059 9002. Please quote reference 1006318CM on all correspondence. View full job description
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