Postdoctoral Research Scientists (four posts available)

Posted 3 months ago

Four Postdoctoral Positions – Cachexia, Cancer Metabolism & Imaging
CRUK Grand Challenge – Cancer Cachexia Action Network (CanCAN)
CRUK Beatson Institute / University of Glasgow

Starting Salary from £32,868 to £42,717 (Depending on experience) plus relocation allowance and Visa costs paid for Skilled Workers visa if required.

Initial 3-year fixed term contract with possible 2 year extension.

Following a £20M Grand Challenge Award from CRUK, The Cancer Cachexia Action Network (CanCAN), a team of transatlantic scientists led by Eileen White, will be addressing the fundamental mechanisms underlying cancer-induced cachexia.

Four positions contributing to CanCAN are available in Glasgow UK at the CRUK Beatson Institute.

We are seeking postdoctoral scientists for four positions with experience in some or all of the following areas:

• In vivo models of cancer
• Cancer metabolism
• PET Imaging
• PET Radiochemistry
• Molecular biology
• Bioinformatics / PET-PK modelling

Applicants must have a PhD in a relevant field, be ambitious, collaborative and driven by scientific curiosity.

The CRUK Beatson Institute is a cancer research institute, situated in Glasgow with approximately 250 researchers split across 30 research groups consisting of PIs, postdoctoral scientists, PhD students and scientific officers. It is one of Europe’s leading cancer research centres, supporting cutting-edge work into the molecular mechanisms of cancer development. It has an excellent reputation for fundamental cancer research, including world-class metabolism studies and renowned in vivo modelling of tumour growth and metastasis. Its research ethos is about excellence, honesty, openness, accountability and integrity.

All applications must be made via our website at
Informal enquires to: Dr. David Lewis

Closing date for applications is 23rd September 2022, with interviews arranged for the week commencing 26th September 2022.

The diversity of our staff and students is what makes the CRUK Beatson Institute a great place to work and advance discoveries in cancer research. Family friendly policies, our collaborative ethos, a focus on good mental health and well-being and opportunities for all, help to create an enjoyable and inclusive workplace where your voice matters.

The Cancer Research UK Beatson Institute is committed to increase the number of female scientists at this level and encourages female applicants to apply. We have a highly attractive maternity policy which provides 12-18 months support and funding for postdocs wishing to take time off to spend with their children.

Please apply via recruiter’s website.

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