Latest jobs and opportunities

See below for a list of jobs and other opportunities from across the NCRI Partnership and beyond.

  • CRUK seeking expert committee and panel members

    Cancer Research UK (CRUK) are inviting expressions of interest from leading researchers and clinicians to join their funding committees and expert review panels. They are seeking a broad range of expertise to cover the whole spectrum of our funding schemes. The deadline for applications is 30 September 2016.

    » Find out more (CRUK webpage)

  • Pancreatic Cancer UK opens ‘Future Leaders Academy’ and ‘Grand Challenge’ research funding rounds

    Pancreatic Cancer UK has opened two funding schemes aiming to transform the pancreatic cancer research landscape and attract new talent and expertise to the community

    • Through the Pancreatic Cancer UK Grand Challenge Award, £1m will be available for a single project to tackle one or more of the major barriers or issues in pancreatic cancer, which when resolved would make a significant impact on the lives of those affected.
    • The Future Leaders Academy will provide up to £500,000 funding to one outstanding UK research institution to support at least four PhD students to undertake research relating to pancreatic cancer. The exact projects for the students may not be known at the time of application, but the themes of research and training package should be clearly defined.

    The deadlines for applications under both rounds is in October 2016.

    » Find out more (Pancreatic Cancer UK webpage)

     

  • CCLG Biological Study Pilot Grant available

    During Childhood Cancer Awareness Month (September 2016), CCLG are launching another funding round of short-term pilot grants for novel and innovative biological studies into paediatric cancers.

    These grants are to enable researchers to access samples from the national CCLG Tissue Bank in order to obtain preliminary data that will lead to more extensive biological studies, supported by larger project/programme grants from major funding bodies.

    Funding is available for projects investigating:

    Hepatoblastoma
    Leukaemia (ALL solid tumour samples only)
    Non-Hodgkin lymphoma (B-cell and T-cell variants)
    Rare tumours (including carcinoma and sarcoma subtypes)
    Rhabdoid tumours
    Wilms’ tumour

    » For further information and how to apply  (external website)