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Working for Yorkshire Cancer Research

ycr logo excerptYorkshire Cancer Research exists to help the people of Yorkshire avoid, survive and cope with cancer by funding world-class research into its causes, diagnosis, and treatment. The people who work for Yorkshire Cancer Research help make this happen. Working for Yorkshire Cancer Research can be rewarding and fulfilling.
Please visit this page regularly as we are entering a very exciting period where various new positions are likely to appear!

Director of Research & Services

Yorkshire Cancer Research is entering a very exciting period in its development. The charity has been connected with the people of Yorkshire for over 90 years during which time it has been fortunate to establish a sound financial base. As a consequence over the next 10 years we are in a unique position to make a real impact in helping more people in Yorkshire to avoid, survive and cope with cancer.
We are now looking for an exceptional individual to be our Director of Research and Services to deliver our exciting strategy.
If you bring the skills and experience we are looking for and, importantly, share our vision and our values, we look forward to hearing from you.
Applications are invited from suitably qualified and experienced candidates by midday on Friday 4th August 2017 with interviews on Wednesday 23rd August. If you would like to apply, please submit a CV and cover letter addressing the main duties and key responsibilities to before the deadline.
To find out more about this opportunity please download and read the Director of Research & Services job description
Strictly no agencies please.

Charity Shop Manager (Tadcaster)

We require a manager for our charity shop located in Tadcaster.

  • Full time role
  • Managing a team of dedicated volunteers
  • Retail experience would be a benefit
  • This role would suit a positive and tenacious individual who would enjoy a varied role
  • Salary circa £14k

To find out more about this opportunity please download and read the Charity Shop Manager (Tadcaster) job description.
For an application form please contact Sally at or for an informal chat please call 01423 877236 or 07732 947287.


Professional Internships for PhD Students (PIPS)

We are a provider of the PIPS scheme and welcome applications from PhD students who require a placement with us. A PIPS placement with Yorkshire Cancer Research enables PhD students to work for the UK’s largest regional medical research charity and gain an insight into the challenges and procedures that it faces. Whether your interest lies within science administration, funding or communication we would love to hear from you. For further information please email our Head of Research and Innovation Kathryn Scott at

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