Research Technician

University of Nottingham
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire (GB)
06 Nov 2018
End of advertisement period
20 Nov 2018
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Cancer & Stem Cells
Location:     UK Other
Salary:     £18,189 to £20,275 per annum (pro-rata if applicable) depending on skills and experience. 
Closing Date:     Tuesday 20 November 2018 
Reference:     MED382218

We are looking for a Research Technician. This role will involve joining the Host-Tumour Interactions Group, whose work focusses on cancer immunotherapy. The successful candidate will work on a project studying the role of adenosine in anti-tumour immunity. The main part of the experimental work will involve immunohistochemistry optimisation and then staining of melanoma tissues for adenosine receptors and other markers, followed by light microscopy and analysis with assistance from a pathologist. Other experiments will involve primary cell isolation from blood, macrophage generation and analysis by methods including ELISA and flow cytometry. 

Candidates must have a good educational background, a minimum of two A Levels in relevant subjects or equivalent vocational qualifications (NVQ, City & Guild), plus some experience in a relevant technical/scientific role or considerable work experience in a relevant technical/scientific role.

This is a full time, fixed term post for a period of 12 months. Job share arrangements may be considered. 

Informal enquiries may be addressed to Hester Franks or email Please note that applications sent directly to this email address will not be accepted.