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Faculty of SciencePost Title:
(Fixed term for three years)
Closing Date: 26th February 2017
Interview Date: 16th March 2017
A Senior Research Fellow is required to become a team leader in the paediatric neurooncology research sub-group within the Brain Tumour Research Centre at the University of Portsmouth. The group is currently composed of postdoctoral researchers, PhD students and technical staff along with research internship and project students. The Centre is core-funded by the charity Brain Tumour Research and this new post is supported by two paediatric brain tumour charities: Ali’s Dream and Charlie’s Challenge.
The successful candidate will have an established track record in paediatric neurooncology as attested to by published works in the field of laboratory-based brain tumour research.
We are looking for an enthusiastic, dedicated researcher who will communicate and interact with researchers, clinicians and patients/charity workers alike and has aspirations to become an international leader in the field. The post is supported for 3 years in the first instance. The Centre already has four other research subgroups in Tumour Microenvironment, Mitochondria and Metabolism, Therapeutics and Blood Brain Barrier respectively. The centre has a number of stage of the art equipped laboratories for histology, cell culture, metabolic studies, cellular neurooncology and molecular neurooncology as well
as a microscope imaging suite with many advancedmicroscopy techniques available.
For further information please contact Professor Geoff Pilkington: