Jobs at the University of Plymouth

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Work at a place where you feel valued and enjoy spending time. An environment where imagination is important and creativity counts. Work with us.

At the University of Plymouth, you’ll find the space to develop your talents, the freedom to ring the changes and the opportunity to grow as part of our welcoming and inclusive community.

Employing over 3,000 staff, whatever your expertise and ambition, we’ve got a career opportunity to match. Recognised by Bloomberg as one of the 50 best UK employers for 2016, from academic, teaching and research positions to technical, management and administrative roles, you’ll find opportunities at every level, across all our campuses.

Our people share a determination to push boundaries, think differently and achieve more. As an employee, you’ll play a crucial part in building our impressive reputation in education, innovation and research.

In return, we’ll support, nurture and reward you with generous benefits, from training and development to childcare and flexible working. Find out more about the benefits we offer you.

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Featured job

The Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry is looking for a Research Fellow/Senior Research Fellow in Cancer Biology to join the team.

The faculty focuses on translational Cancer, Clinical Neuroscience and Infection, Immunity & Inflammation. A recent investment of £25M into the Institute of Translational and Stratified Medicine (ITSMED) strengthens existing centres of excellence for research. ITSMED brings together world-class research strengths in both basic laboratory and translational medicine, providing a dynamic, collaborative and interdisciplinary research environment. The role will suit highly motivated individuals with a PhD or MD/PhD and a strong background in cancer biology (or tumour immunology). In addition you will have substantial experience with therapeutic applications, molecular biology techniques, real-time qPCR, cell culture, animal work, and confocal microscopy. 
Research Fellow/Senior Research Fellow full advert and job description.

What does Plymouth and its surrounding area have to offer?

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DB Royal William yard
Plymouth city centre from the Hoe

Our diverse community

Equality and diversity is the glue that holds us together.

Welcoming you in. Helping you stay motivated and healthy. Considering your future. We value your contribution to the University and reward you from the outset.

We want healthy, happy, fulfilled employees who love coming to work. That’s why, whether you've just joined us, or have worked with us throughout your career, we offer a raft of incentives and rewards.

Become part of a team where everyone makes a difference, and enjoy a host of valuable benefits designed to enhance your lifestyle at work, and at home.

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