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Research Fellow in Cancer Immunology

Cancer Sciences

Location:  Southampton General Hospital
Salary:   £32,348 to £39,745 per annum
Full Time Fixed Term until 28/02/2025
Closing Date:  Friday 14 October 2022
Interview Date:   To be confirmed
Reference:  1977622CM

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

The Antibody and Vaccine Group based in the newly 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 CRUK project funded in collaboration with UCB Pharma to develop a novel antibody technology capable of eliciting powerful anti-tumour responses. The collaboration will expose the successful candidate to cutting edge industry and academic technologies.

You will be motivated, educated in a relevant subject area and ideally have practical laboratory experience of antibody biology and in vivo methodology. 

Details about the School of Cancer Sciences and Centre for Cancer Immunology can be found at https://www.southampton.ac.uk/research/groups/cancer-sciences and https://www.southampton.ac.uk/research/institutes-centres/centre-for-cancer-immunology

*Applications 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 completion of PhD.  Prior to the qualification being awarded the title of Senior Research Assistant will be given.

The position is full-time with funding available from 1st December 2022  – 28th February 2025. Informal queries should be directed to Professor Mark Cragg (msc@soton.ac.uk). 

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 Holly Shergold (HR Recruitment Team) on +44 (0) 23 8059 2750 or email recruitment@soton.ac.uk  Please quote reference 1977622CM on all correspondence.

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