UNIVERSITY OF SOUTHAMPTON

Research Fellow in Cancer Immunology

Location
Southampton, United Kingdom
Salary
£31,406 to £37,467 Per annum
Posted
01 Dec 2021
End of advertisement period
14 Dec 2021
Ref
1620021CM
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Hours
Full Time

Cancer Sciences

Location:  Southampton General Hospital
Salary:   £31,406 to £37,467 Per annum
Full Time Fixed Term for 12 months
Closing Date:  Tuesday 14 December 2021
Interview Date:   To be confirmed
Reference:  1620021CM

Antibody and Vaccine Group, Centre for Cancer Immunology, University of Southampton, Faculty of Medicine, School of Cancer Sciences

The Antibody and Vaccine Group based in the recently opened Centre for Cancer Immunology in Southampton has a strong track-record in basic and translational immunology. One of its central aims is to develop new and more effective antibody reagents for treating cancer. 

An exciting opportunity now presents itself for a research fellow to work on a Cancer Research UK funded programme to determine how a family of key receptors (Fc receptors) are regulated and serve to deliver antibody-mediated cancer cell destruction. The post-holder will leverage expertise in antibody biology, myeloid cells, transcriptomics, immunology, and cell biology in order to gain new understanding of this critical receptor family with the aim of improving cancer treatments.

You will be motivated, educated to PhD level in a relevant subject area and ideally have practical laboratory experience of antibody biology, myeloid cells, bioinformatics and in vivo methodology. 

Applications for Research Fellow positions 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 successful completion of the PhD.  Prior to the qualification being awarded the title of Senior Research Assistant will be given.

This post is offered on a full-time fixed term contract for 12 months.

Informal queries should be directed to Professor Mark Cragg (msc@soton.ac.uk)

Details about the School of Cancer Sciences and Centre for Cancer Immunology can be found at www.southampton.ac.uk/medicine/research/themes/cancer-sciences.page

Application Procedure 

You should submit your completed online application form at https://jobs.soton.ac.uk. The application deadline will be midnight on the closing date stated above. If you need any assistance, please call Michelle (HR Recruitment Team) on +44 (0) 23 8059 2750 or email recruitment@soton.ac.uk  Please quote reference 1620021CM on all correspondence. 

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