Senior Research Associate (Krishnan-Ang Distinguished Scholar Junior Group Leader in Haematology)

The University of Cambridge is one of the world's oldest universities and leading academic centres. If you're looking for a new challenge and would like excellent benefits, extensive learning opportunities and a stimulating working environment in return for your skills and contribution, there could be a job here for you.

With the very generous support of the Krishnan Ang Foundation in association with Trinity College, the Department of Haematology and Haematological Malignancies Virtual Institute within the Cancer Research UK Cambridge Centre, is pleased to seek applications for a new research group with a focus on the early detection and treatment of haematological malignancies. Based in Haematology, the group leader will also have affiliation with Trinity College as a Trinity Research Associate and be a member of the Trinity Postdoctoral Society. Generous funding will provide full salary support for the group leader for five years plus funding for a postdoctoral Research Associate, a Research Assistant, a PhD student and research consumables.

For this exceptional opportunity, we are seeking an ambitious researcher whose science will complement and synergise with our existing research programmes while bringing a clear focus on early detection and treatment of haematological malignancies. You will be ready to lead your own research group or have already started a group and be making an impact in your field through published work, innovative projects and a distinctive vision for your research.

This position would be ideal for a candidate with a minimum of 3-5 years' post-doctoral experience, distinctive research achievements and a cutting-edge research plan for the next 5 years focussing on early cancer. Interdisciplinary and collaborative research is strongly encouraged.

It is envisaged that your group will be embedded with other groups in the Department of Haematology within the Cambridge Stem Cell Institute. Consequently, we welcome applications from haematological researchers with common interests and alignment with stem cell research themes.

Cambridge is one of the world's premier places to study haematological malignancies and early cancer. It is home to the largest concentration of researchers studying blood cancers in Europe and the new Early Cancer Institute, the only institute dedicated to the early detection of cancer in the UK. You will be located on the Cambridge Biomedical Campus, offering an unrivalled scientific ecosystem and exceptional research facilities. Your group is expected to be based in the University's £94m state-of-the-art flagship Jeffrey Cheah Biomedical Centre, with dedicated wet and dry lab space and excellent core facilities. We offer a highly collegiate and supportive environment, the opportunity to work with world-leading colleagues and the chance to build a career making a significant impact in the study of haematological malignancies.

Informal enquiries are welcome via email to Anthea Stanley (ajs333@cam.ac.uk).

Fixed-term: The funds for this post are available for 60 months in the first instance.

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Applicants should upload a curriculum vitae (max 3 pages, including date of PhD, details of any career gaps if applicable and contact details of 3 referees), and a 2 page outline of your research proposal, by 31st March 2024.

Please include details of your referees, including email address and phone number, one of which must be your most recent line manager.

The closing date for applications is: 31st March 2024

The interview date for the role is: Early May 2024

Please quote reference RB40348 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

The University actively supports equality, diversity and inclusion and encourages applications from all sections of society.

The University has a responsibility to ensure that all employees are eligible to live and work in the UK.

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