Welcome to our Careers pages where you will find information about the various roles we are able to offer at our world-renowned cancer research institute. Situated in open parkland on the University of Glasgow's Garscube campus, the Beatson Institute provides state-of-the-art facilities where researchers can further develop both their science and their careers in a highly collaborative and supportive environment.
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University of Glasgow posts
Postdoctoral Position - Prof Jim Norman - Evaluation of metabotropic glutamate receptor 3 (mGluR3) as a therapeutic target in breast cancer
Outline of the roles within the Institute
More information about the range of job opportunities we offer can be found below or in the menu bar opposite.
Senior/Clinical Group Leaders
Senior level appointments with major support from our Cancer Research UK core grant. Opportunities for external funding are also available. Read More
Junior Group Leaders
7-year appointments with generous core support for a small independent research programme. Promotion to Senior Group Leader may be considered within 6 years. Read More
Staff Scientists/Service Managers
Non time-limited posts managing one of our advanced technologies or research services teams. Read More
Fixed term positions for 3 years, with the possibility of up to 2 years extension based on performance, progress and potential. Read More
Clinical Research Fellows/PhD Students
3-4 year fellowships for clinically qualified applicants to do research studies leading to a PhD. Read More
4-year studentships for science graduates to do research studies leading to a PhD. Read More
Postgraduate or trainee appointments working within research group or core facility. Read More
The variety of roles within the Drug Discovery Unit ranges from scientific officers at all levels to staff scientists/team leaders. Read More
Postgraduate or trainee appointments in specialised service area. Read More
Careers in Administration at the Beatson include roles in Research Support, Finance, Human Resources and Secretarial/Office Services. Read More