Research Associate/Fellow in Cancer and Stem Cells
University of Nottingham Department of Cancer and Stem Cells
United Kingdom

Research Associate/Fellow (Fixed-term)

Closing Date
Wednesday, 24th February 2021
Job Type
Cancer & Stem Cells
£27511 to £40322 per annum (pro-rata if applicable) depending on skills and experience (minimum £30,942 with relevant PhD). Salary progression beyond this scale is subject to performance

Applications are invited for a MRC-funded Research Associate/Fellow based in Dr. Padma-Sheela Jayaraman’s group within the Division of Cancer & Stem Cells, School of Medicine, University of Nottingham.  Principal collaborators include Professor K Gaston (University of Nottingham Nottingham) and researchers at the Kenya Medical Research Institute (KEMRI). The successful candidate will be working as part of an international research team investigating transcriptional dysregulation in prostate cancer development and the associated immunological response. Although this post will be based at the University of Nottingham, it is expected that some work will be undertaken at KEMRI.

Applicants should be enthusiastic, highly motivated and capable of providing high quality work. The candidate should have a PhD (or near completion) in molecular cancer biology or molecular pathology/immunlogy, or the equivalent in professional qualifications and experience in research area. Publications and experience in tumour biology and gene regulation/epigenetics/bioinformatics is highly desirable.  An interest or experience in bioinformatics is particularly valued. Applicants must have initiative and good communication and teamwork skills.  Autonomy and independent thinking is essential.

The post is available on a fixed-term contract until 31 March 2022. Hours of work are full-time (36.25 hours per week), however job share arrangements may be considered.

Informal enquiries may be addressed to Dr Sheela Jayaraman, email Please note that applications sent directly to this email address will not be accepted.

Our University has always been a supportive, inclusive, caring and positive community. We warmly welcome those of different cultures, ethnicities and beliefs – indeed this very diversity is vital to our success, it is fundamental to our values and enriches life on campus. We welcome applications from UK, Europe and from across the globe. For more information on the support we offer our international colleagues, visit;

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