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Research Fellow

Innate Immunology

Location:  Southampton General Hospital
Salary:   £30,942 to £38,017
Full Time Fixed Term (for 2 years)
Closing Date:  Monday 24 February 2020
Interview Date:   To be confirmed
Reference:  1232920FC

Professor Salim Khakoo is looking to recruit an enthusiastic researcher to postdoctoral position in cancer immunotherapy. The position is fully funded by an MRC project grant and is for two years commencing as soon as possible. The post-doctoral fellow will work on developing a novel type of immunotherapy based upon natural killer cells, and builds on our previous work published in PNAS and Science Immunology. The focus of the work will be to develop and test different methods of NK cell activation in vitro and in vivo to assess their potential for generating anti-cancer responses. 

The post would suit an applicant with an interest and experience in immunology and in vivo tumour models. The applicant should also have a PhD or equivalent professional qualification. The salary is on the postdoctoral salary scale. Informal enquiries to Salim Khakoo (s.i.khakoo@soton.ac.uk) are welcome.

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.

You should submit your completed online application form at www.jobs.soton.ac.uk. The application deadline will be midnight on the closing date stated above. If you need any assistance, please call Annabelle Trimm (Recruitment Team) on +44 (0) 23 8059 4043. Please quote reference 1232920FC on all correspondence.

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We aim to be an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all sections of the community. Please note that applications from agencies will not be accepted unless indicated in the job advert.


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