Working together to
promote the advance
of all aspects of
cancer research.

Senior Scientific Officer

·         Salary in the range of £24,776 - £41,536

          (dependent upon experience)

·         Job Ref: MI/19/05

·         Non-time limited position


About the role:

They are currently looking for a Senior Scientific Officer within the Transgenic Production Facility. The aim of this post is to be responsible for the in vivo mouse work required to generate new genetically modified mouse strains.


About you:

You should have a degree in Biochemistry, cell biology, genetics or a related subject (or equivalent relevant experience) along with extensive experience in mouse embryo manipulation, microinjection and surgical embryo transfers. Experience in mouse molecular genetics and in cryopreservation and recovery of mouse sperm and/or embryos is also required.


Why choose Cancer Research UK Manchester Institute?

The Cancer Research UK Manchester Institute (, an Institute of The University of Manchester (, is a world-leading centre for excellence in cancer research.  The Institute is core funded by Cancer Research UK (, the largest independent cancer research organisation in the world. They are currently situated at The Oglesby Cancer Research Building in South Manchester and at the internationally-renowned life sciences campus at Alderley Park in Cheshire England, 15 miles from Manchester, a vibrant and dynamic city surrounded by beautiful countryside.


They are partnered with The Christie NHS Foundation Trust (adjacent to the CRUK MI Paterson Building) in South Manchester (, one of the largest cancer treatment centres in Europe.  These factors combine to provide an exceptional environment in which to pursue basic, translational and clinical research programmes.


How to apply?

To apply for this position please visit their website:


For any informal enquiries about this post, please contact Natalia Moncaut, email:


The deadline for receipt of applications is: 24 February 2019.  

Start Date

6th February 2019

Closing Date

24th February 2019