Institute of Cancer Research (ICO)

Clinical Research Fellow in Haemato-Oncology

Institute of Cancer Research (ICO)

London, United Kingdom

Clinical Research Fellow in Haemato-Oncology

Closing Date 10/07/2019, 23:55

Location Sutton

Division Molecular Pathology

Team Myeloma Group

Vacancy Type Full time

Type of Contract Fixed Term

Length of Contract 2 years

Hours per Week 35

Salary Range £35,795 to £45,193 pa

The Institute of Cancer Research, London, is one of the world’s most influential cancer research organisations, with an outstanding record of achievement dating back more than 100 years. We provided the first convincing evidence that DNA damage is the basic cause of cancer, and discovered many of the early chemotherapy drugs. Today, The Institute of Cancer Research (ICR) leads the world at isolating cancer-related genes and discovering new targeted drugs for personalised cancer treatment.

The ICR is ranked as the UK’s leading academic research centre. Our unique partnership with The Royal Marsden and ‘bench-to-bedside’ approach allows us to create and deliver results in a way that other institutions cannot. Together we are rated in the top four cancer centres globally.

The ICR is committed to attracting, developing and retaining the best minds in the world to join us in our mission – to make the discoveries that defeat cancer.

Vacancy Description 

We are seeking a highly motivated Clinical Research Fellow in multiple myeloma. We are developing and implementing state-of-the-art molecular tools to design and deliver precision medicine trials for patient populations with a high unmet need, including high-risk myeloma. There is opportunity to participate in analyses of ongoing and design of future precision medicine trials as part of this fellowship. The Myeloma Group’s laboratory research entertains close links with the clinical research team at the Royal Marsden Hospital (RMH) and multiple external collaboration partners. It is anticipated that the research will form the basis of submitting an MD thesis.

Applicants should possess a Degree in Medicine and have experience in haemato-oncology. 

The appointment will be offered on a Fixed Term Contract for 2 years in the first instance. The starting salary will be commensurate with clinical training experience. It is anticipated that the starting salary will be in the range of £35,795 to £45,193 p.a. depending on experience, plus £2,162 p.a. London Weighting.

Informal enquiries are welcome and can be made to Dr Martin Kaiser ( or Prof Richard Houlston ( by email. Please note – this email address is for enquiries only and applications must be submitted by the e-Recruitment system available on the ICR website.

Previous applicants need not apply.

We consider all applications on merit and have a strong commitment to enhancing the diversity of our staff.

Please apply via recruiter’s website.