Latest jobs and opportunities

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

  • NPIC Operations Director (NHS Trust)

    Closing date: 20th November 2018 
    Employer: Corporate, The Leeds Teaching Hospitals

    Department: 298 Research and Development

    Location: St James University Hospital, Leeds

    Salary: £49,242 to £59,964 pa


    Job Description:

    We are looking to appoint an experienced Project Manager to oversee the delivery of this programme. The appointee will need a strong background in research project management, ensuring reporting to project funders is carried out within set timescales, have experience of working in a multidisciplinary clinical academic environment, and be able to build successful networks and collaborations across a complex range of stakeholders, including industry, academia, NHS and patients.

    This role requires an individual who is driven, ambitious and passionate about improving patient care through the use of cutting-edge technology and who has a desire to conduct and disseminate NHS changing research at the highest level.

    This post is for a 3-year fixed term.

    About Employer:

    Leeds Teaching Hospitals is one of the biggest NHS trusts in the country, offering a range of both general and specialist hospital services, with excellent clinical outcomes for patients. We have an international reputation for excellence in specialist care, research and academic training.

    Leeds has been at the forefront of digital pathology research and innovation for over 15 years. A major new programme will build on this, bringing together a consortium of academic, clinical and industry partners with a common vision – to create a world leading centre for digital pathology and artificial intelligence.

    For more information, please contact:

    Dr. Christopher Herbert, Director of Operations: Research and Innovation

    0113 206 0455


    Dr. Darren Treanor, Consultant Histopathologist

    0113 206 7850

    Further information and how to apply:

    You can find a full role profile and apply via the NHS careers website:

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  • NCRI recruiting for Events Marketing Manager (maternity cover)

    Closing date: 23rd November 2018 – 5pm
    Interview date: w/c 26th November 2018
    Salary: £29-£33k, including Location Allowance
    Location: London

    Are you an experienced marketeer with a proven track record of delivering campaigns to promote conferences and events?

    Do you have knowledge of marketing channels and the ability to work independently to create successful campaigns to attract delegates to our events and generate awareness of the activities that we do?

    The NCRI is seeking an Events Marketing Manager (maternity cover) to join its London-based Conference and Events team and take responsibility for delivering marketing campaigns for the NCRI Cancer Conference and other events.

    This is a multi-faceted role that would suit a person with experience in copywriting, delivering campaigns across multiple channels and a willingness to work proactively to come up with innovative ideas and approaches. As the role is part of a small team, there is an opportunity for the individual to get involved in organising events as well and work on campaigns across the organisation.

    About NCRI

    The National Cancer Research Institute (NCRI) is a UK-wide Partnership of research funders who believe that research is at the heart of driving improvements in prevention, diagnosis, treatment and care for people affected by cancer and the wider public.

    Our purpose is to improve health and quality of life by accelerating progress in cancer-related research through collaboration.

    The NCRI Executive drives the work of the Partnership, enabling interactions between Partners and stakeholders and supporting collective activities. The NCRI Executive is hosted by one of its Partners: Cancer Research UK.

    To find out more about our purpose, goals, values and enablers visit

    Further information and how to apply

    You can find a full role profile and apply via the Cancer Research UK careers website at:

    If you would like to discuss the role informally before making an application, please email

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