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University of Manchester Clinical III Research Division
[Health of Mother & Child]

Research Fellow in Bioepidemiology
Cancer Rearch Campaign Paediatric & Familial Cancer Research Group

Apllications are invited for this post based at the Royal Manchester 
Children's Hospital. The CRC Paediatric & Familial Cancer Research 
Group is concerned with studies of the aetiology of cancer in 
children. A particular emphasis of the research is the investigation 
of genetic predisposition and genetic environment interactions. 
Molecular epidemiology will play an increasingly prominent role in 
our research programme and the work is closely integrated with 
research in molecular genetics of paediatric tumours. The post will 
be in epidemiological research and applicants should be graduates 
with a higher degree in biomedical sciences, epidemiology or related 
subjects. The successful applicant will have a proven record of 
original research with substantial publications in peer review 
journals. The appointee will be expected to take responsibility for a 
specified area of the group's research programme and experience of 
working in a research team is desirable. The appointment will be for 
a fixed term from 1st October 1999 to 30th September 2002 in the 
first instance. Salary will be paid according to the University R&A 
scale to a current maximum of 29,048 pounds per annum. Further 
details of the post and application forms are available from Mrs B 
Whelpton, Group Administrator/PA, CRC Paediatric & Familial Cancer 
Research Group, Royal Manchester Children's Hospital, Stancliffe, 
Hospital Road, Manchester M27 4HA. Applications should include a 
completed application form and a fullc.v. and should be submitted to 
Professor Jillian M Birch at the above address. Closing date 4th May 
1999.


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