Closing Date: 31/07/2018, 23:55
Division: Cancer Therapeutics
Team: Directorate Cancer Therapeutics
Vacancy Type: Part Time
Type of Contract: Fixed Term
Length of Contract: 2 years
Hours per Week: 21
Salary Range: £25,400 to £31,602 pro rata
The Institute of Cancer Research, London, is one of the world’s most influential cancer research institutes, with an outstanding record of achievement dating back more than 100 years. We provided the first convincing evidence that DNA damage is the basic cause of cancer, laying the foundation for the now universally accepted idea that cancer is a genetic disease. Today, The Institute of Cancer Research (ICR) leads the world at isolating cancer-related genes and discovering new targeted drugs for personalised cancer treatment.
Under the leadership of our Chief Executive, Professor Paul Workman FRS, the ICR is ranked as the UK’s leading academic research centre. Together with our partner The Royal Marsden, we are rated in the top four cancer centres globally.
The ICR is committed to attracting, developing and retaining the best minds in the world to join us in our mission – to make the discoveries that defeat cancer.
The CRUK Cancer Therapeutics Unit (CTU) is a major component of the Division of Cancer Therapeutics at the ICR and is a multidisciplinary 'bench to bedside' centre, comprising around 150 staff dedicated to the discovery and development of novel therapeutics for the treatment of cancer. We are one of the largest academic cancer drug discovery groups in the world and, since 2010, 10 drugs discovered by CTU scientists, either alone or in collaboration with a commercial partner, have been progressed to clinical trials. Our drug abiraterone has been approved in the US, Canada and Europe for late stage prostate cancer.
The primary objective of this Assistant Laboratory Manager position is to support the DCT laboratory manager in the safe and efficient running of laboratories within within the Division of Cancer Therapeutics (DCT) including the Cancer Therapeutics Unit (CTU).
The successful applicant will hold a first degree in a scientific subject, ideally relevant to the ICR’s function (biology, chemistry, physics, pharmacology or similar). Tasks will include arrange euipment repairs and maintenance, assist with lab refurbishment, space management and Health and Safety matters. Please see the Job Description and Person Specification for further detail. The post-holder will be based at the ICR’s site in Sutton, Surrey.
We consider all applications on merit and have a strong commitment to enhancing the diversity of our staff.
In partnership with Cancer Research UK
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