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

Scientific Officer 1

·         Salary in the range of £17,489 - £26,546 per annum (dependent upon experience)

·         Job Ref: MI/19/04

·         Duration: Non time limited position


About the role:

They are currently looking for a Scientific Officer within the Translational Oncogenomics group.  The aim of this post is to support the day-to-day running of a research laboratory. Work in this department is focussed on the genomics of prostate cancer. This post is based at the Manchester Cancer Research Centre in Withington.


About you:

You should have a minimum of 5 GCSE’s (or equivalent) including science along with previous relevant experience of working in a life-sciences laboratory.  You should be able to work as part of a team and have the ability to work flexibly as required by the research team.  An ‘A’ level (or equivalent) in a science-related subject is desirable. 


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.  We are currently situated at the Oglesby Cancer Research Building (OCRB) 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.


Manchester Cancer Research Centre (MCRC)

The MCRC is a partnership between The University of Manchester, Cancer Research UK and The Christie NHS Foundation Trust each with their own outstanding individual reputations. MCRC partners are united in a shared vision to develop and implement a personalised medicine strategy and to translate fundamental cancer research into new treatments for the benefit of patients with cancer. Manchester has become one of two CRUK funded Major Centres in the UK (CRUK Manchester Centre), in recognition of our clear vision, our depth and breadth of translational research and our ambitious plans for the future.


How to apply?

To apply for this position please visit their website:


For any informal enquiries about this post, please contact Christine Mullen via email:


Closing date:  24th June 2019

Start Date

22nd May 2019

Closing Date

24th June 2019