Opening For Postdoctoral Scientist – Manchester

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Opening For Postdoctoral Scientist – Manchester

 The Cancer Research UK Manchester Institute (www.cruk.manchester.ac.uk), an Institute of The University of Manchester (www.manchester.ac.uk), is a world-leading centre for excellence in cancer research. The Institute is core funded by Cancer Research UK (www.cancerresearchuk.org), the largest independent cancer research organisation in the world. We are adjacent to The Christie NHS Foundation Trust (www.christie.nhs.uk), one of the largest cancer treatment centres in Europe. These factors combine to provide an exceptional environment in which to pursue basic, translational and clinical research programmes.
 
Our aim is to understand the fundamental basis of cancer and apply that knowledge to developing new treatment strategies for cancer patients. Our advanced research programmes span a spectrum of cancer research, from the molecular and cellular basis of cancer through to drug discovery, translational research and clinical trials.
 
The Institute has outstanding laboratory facilities and exceptional core services, including next generation sequencing, microarrays, confocal microscopy, bioinformatics, histology and mass-spectrometry. 
 
We are situated in Manchester, England, a vibrant and dynamic city that is surrounded by beautiful countryside and has excellent transport links both nationally and internationally.
 
A 3 year position is available in the laboratory of Tim Somervaille to investigate the biology of chemoresistant primary human AML stem cells.
 
The successful applicant should have a PhD in Biomedical Sciences. A background in flow cytometry sorting of haematopoietic cells and their in vitro and in vivo analysis is desirable but not required.
 
Informal enquiries should be directed to tim.somervaille@cruk.manchester.ac.uk
 
For further information and to apply for this position please visit our website: www.cruk.manchester.ac.uk
 
For applicants who are unable to download this information from our website, please contact HR department on 0161 446 3231, email: jobs@cruk.manchester.ac.uk to have this information sent by post.
 
Closing date: 18 November 2014.