Senior Scientific Officer - Dr Kendle Maslowski

Beatson Lab: Microbial and Metabolic Immune Modulation

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

Contract Term: Non-time limited contract

About us

The CRUK Beatson Institute is a cancer research institute, situated in Glasgow with approximately 250 researchers split across 30 research groups consisting of PIs, postdoctoral scientists, PhD students and scientific officers. It is one of Europe's leading cancer research centres, supporting cutting-edge work into the molecular mechanisms of cancer development. As well as core support from Cancer Research UK, the Institute also receives an additional third of its total income from external grants and industry collaborations. It has an excellent reputation for fundamental cancer research, including world-class metabolism studies and renowned in vivo modelling of tumour growth and metastasis. Its research ethos is about excellence, honesty, openness, accountability, and integrity

Position outline

A unique opportunity to become a member in the laboratory of Dr Kendle Maslowski is available. We are looking for an enthusiastic team player to help drive research projects that explore how bacteria modulate the tumour microenvironment affecting tumour cell and immune cell functions.

Applicants should have a PhD in a relevant subject, or substantial research experience. Experience using mouse models, flow cytometry, microscopy and a strong background in immunology or microbiology are highly desirable. Applicants must have good organisational skills and enjoy working in a positive and inclusive research environment.

For informal enquiries please contact Dr Kendle Maslowski 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: 05 June 2023