This post is for a registrar who wishes to undertake research leading to a PhD working with the South West Liver Unit, Plymouth University Peninsula Schools of Medicine and Dentistry (Prof M E Cramp and Dr M Jarvis) and the Institute of Liver Studies King’s College Hospital (Dr A Quaglia). This is a 3 year project investigating universal tumour antigen expression in tissue specimens in preparation for a trial of cancer vaccination in patients. The post is funded by the National Institute of Health Research (NIHR) Research Capability Funding and Plymouth Hospitals NHS Trust. The work would suit a trainee in pathology, hepatology or hepatobiliary surgery and previous histopathology experience would be an advantage. The post is for 1 year initially, renewable for up to 3 years depending on satisfactory progress.
For further information please contact Prof Matthew Cramp, Consultant Gastroenterologist, on 01752 432722 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
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This is a full-time position working 37 hours per week on a fixed-term basis for 1 year in the first instance.
Closing date: 12 midnight, Sunday 25th January 2015.