Senior Scientific Officer - Dr Ed Roberts

Immune Priming and the Tumour Microenvironment - Dr Ed Roberts

Starting Salary: £25,767 to £43,197 (Depending on experience).


Position outline

A unique opportunity to become a member in the laboratory of Dr Ed Roberts is available. We are looking for an enthusiastic team player to help drive research projects that explore how information from peripheral tissues are delivered to the lymph node and how that informs the character of the T-cell response with an aim to improving anti-tumour T-cell immunity.

Applicants should have a PhD in a relevant subject. Research experience using mouse models, molecular biology approaches and a strong background in immunology are essential. Experience of dendritic cell biology would be advantageous but not essential. Applicants must have good organisational skills and enjoy working in a positive and inclusive research environment.
For informal enquiries please contact Dr Ed Roberts by email at

Equality, Diversity and Inclusion

Our overarching research ethos at the Institute is about excellence, honesty, openness, accountability and integrity. The diversity of our staff and students is also what makes the Institute such a vibrant place to work and advance discoveries in cancer research. Family friendly policies, our collaborative ethos, a focus on good mental health and well-being and opportunities for all help to create an enjoyable and inclusive workplace where your voice matters.

Employee Benefits

• Competitive salary
• 40.5 days annual leave including bank holidays (pro-rata)
• Defined Contribution pension scheme
• Life Insurance scheme
• Employee Assistance Programme
• Season ticket loan
• Additional maternity pay at 6 month's full pay (subject to service)
• Shared parental leave
• Cycle to work scheme that could save you 26-40% on a bike and accessories.
• Access to Employee benefit schemes with discounts on supermarkets, cinema, travel and much more.
• On-site secure parking

Closing Date for Applications: 04 February 2023 but we may contact promising candidates on a rolling basis, so please apply as soon as you are ready.



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