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Research Fellow in Molecular Nutrition

Are you an ambitious researcher looking for your next challenge?  Do you have a background in culturing primary tissue and an interest in the tumour microenvironment? Do you want to further your career in one of the UK’s leading research intensive universities?

You will make a significant contribution to work being carried out to advance the understanding of molecular nutrition in the context of breast cancer. Working within a research team led by Dr James Thorne and supported by funding from the Breast Cancer Research Action Group, you will show initiative in learning, refining and developing relevant experimental techniques, generating ideas, proposing hypotheses and solving practical and intellectual problems. 

You will have a PhD in biological or biomedical related discipline and a strong background in cell culture, human tissue culture and molecular biology. You will also have a positive approach to collaborative research and the drive to make a significant contribution to this area of research.

To explore the post further or for any queries you may have, please contact:

Dr James Thorne, University Academic Fellow in Cancer, Nutrition and Epigenetics

Tel: +44 (0)113 343 0684; email:

Location:  Leeds - Main Campus
Faculty/Service:  Faculty of Mathematics & Physical Sciences
School/Institute:  School of Food Science & Nutrition
Category:  Research
Grade:  Grade 7
Salary:  £32,548 to £38,833 p.a.
Due to external funding restrictions, appointments will not be made above £33,518
Working Time:  100%
Post Type:  Full Time
Contract Type:  Fixed Term (30 months - due to external funding)
Release Date:  Friday 01 June 2018
Closing Date:  Friday 29 June 2018
Reference:  MAPFS1077
Downloads:  Candidate Brief  

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