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Postdoctoral Associate in Brain Cancer Immunotherapy
Department : Institute of Pharmaceutical Science

About you

To be successful in this role, we are looking for candidates to have the following skills and experience:
Essential criteria 
  1. Hold a PhD degree in pharmacy, drug delivery, cancer biology, immunology, molecular biology, biochemistry, bioengineering, material/chemical science or any other relevant field.
  2. Experience in nanoparticles formulations and nucleic acids research.
  3. Experience with working with animals.
  4. Experience in cell culture and biological assays (e.g. flow cytometry, ELISA, PCR, WB, IHC)
  5. Experience in immunological assays.
  6. Successfully supervised MSc students.
  7. Present research findings clearly and comprehensively to others.
  8. Ability to administer and manage research project financially and on day-to-day basis.
Desirable criteria
  1. Hold personal Home Office licence.
  2. Previous postdoc experience.
  3. Experience in handling human tissue samples.
  4. Experience in surgical and/or tumour animal models.
  5. Experience in grants writing.
 *Please note that this is a PhD level role but candidates who have submitted their thesis and are awaiting award of their PhDs will be considered. In these circumstances the appointment will be made at Grade 5, spine point 30 with the title of Research Assistant. Upon confirmation of the award of the PhD, the job title will become Research Associate and the salary will increase to Grade 6.
Downloading a copy of our Job Description
Full details of the role and the skills, knowledge and experience required can be found in the Job Description document, provided at the bottom of the next page after you click “Apply Now”. This document will provide information of what criteria will be assessed at each stage of the recruitment process.

Further information

This post is subject toOccupational Health clearances.
We pride ourselves on being inclusive and welcoming. We embrace diversity and want everyone to feel that they belong and are connected to others in our community.
We are committed to working with our staff and unions on these and other issues, to continue to support our people and to develop a diverse and inclusive culture at King's. We ask all candidates to submit a copy of their CV, and a supporting statement, detailing how they meet the essential criteria listed in the advert. If we receive a strong field of candidates, we may use the desirable criteria to choose our final shortlist, so please include your evidence against these where possible.
To find out how our managers will review your application, please take a look at our ‘ How we Recruit’ pages.
Interviews are due to be held w/c 15/07/2024.
We are able to offer sponsorship for candidates who do not currently possess the right to work in the UK.
Grade and Salary : £43,205 per annum, including London Weighting Allowance Job ID : 089605
Post Date : 14-May-2024 Close Date : 30-Jun-2024
Contact Person : Professor Khuloud Al-Jamal Contact Details :
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