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Join us in helping the people of Yorkshire avoid and survive cancer by funding world-class research into its causes, diagnosis and treatment.

Below are our current paid vacancies. For more infomation on volunteer roles please click here. If you can’t find what you’re looking for, please remember to visit this page regularly as we’re entering an exciting period with new positions likely to appear!

Cancer Data and Impact Officer


We are currently looking for a Cancer Data and Impact Officer to join our Research and Services Team. If you have experience of analysing datasets and gathering evidence, this is an incredible opportunity to support the success of our charity by developing our knowledge of the Yorkshire cancer landscape and supporting the evaluation of our work’s impact. 

If you have previous experience within a relevant field, share our vision and values then we would love to hear from you. For a more detailed outline of the role and the skills and experience we are looking for, please refer to our job description for Cancer Data and Impact Officer.

The closing date for applications is Wednesday 19 February.  To apply please submit a CV and covering letter outlining your suitability for the role to Claire Wooldridge, People Partner (recruitment@ycr.org.uk) before the deadline. Please read our privacy notice before applying.

Policy Officer


We are looking for a Policy Officer to play a vital role in the development of position statements related to cancer prevention, screening, early detection and treatments. Specifically, you will research and write evidenced-based policies and assist in communicating our position to influence external stakeholders and the public.  

If you have demonstrable experience of developing evidence-based health advocacy policies and communicating these to diverse audiences, along with a degree level qualification (or equivalent) in a relevant subject area, such as public policy, public health, science or medicine we would love to hear from you.  For a more detailed outline of the role and the skills and experience we are looking for, please refer to our job description for Policy Officer.

The closing date for applications is Wednesday 19th February. To apply please submit a CV and covering letter outlining your suitability for the role to Claire Wooldridge, People Partner (recruitment@ycr.org.uk) before the deadline. Please read our privacy notice before applying.

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 research@ycr.org.uk

Please read our privacy notice before applying.

Health Initiatives and Services Intern (Year in Industry Placement)


The Health Initiatives and Services Intern will provide support to the Health Initiatives and Services team in order to support the successful delivery of a growing portfolio of Yorkshire Cancer Research funded health initiatives and services covering areas of cancer screening and early diagnosis, physical activity and smoking cessation. 

The successful applicant should be studying a degree in a relevant subject such as a science or health/medical related, have an interest in health and cancer, an understanding of the NHS and Public Health, have excellent written communication skills, and be able to work on their own as well as in a team. For a more detailed outline of the role and the skills and experience we are looking for, please refer to our job description for Health Initiatives and Services Intern.

Salary: circa £16,000 per year

The application deadline is Sunday 1st March 2020.  Please send a CV and covering letter to recruitment@ycr.org.uk  Interviews to be held on Friday 13th March 2020. Please read our privacy notice before applying.

For further details contact leah@ycr.org.uk or on 01423 877238
 

Data and Information Intern (Year in Industry Placement)


It is the Data and Information Intern’s role to provide support to the Research and Services team and the Cancer Insight Manager, in order to maintain and further develop the charity’s knowledge and understanding of the Yorkshire cancer landscape. 

The charity invites undergraduate applicants from a range of degree subjects who are looking to complete a Year in Industry Placement. The successful applicant should have a strong background in data analysis and information interpretation, have excellent written communication skills, and be able to conduct thorough literature reviews. For a more detailed outline of the role and the skills and experience we are looking for, please refer to our job description for Data and Information Intern.

The application deadline is Sunday 1st March 2020. Please send a CV and covering letter to recruitment@ycr.org.uk  Interviews to be held on Friday 13th March 2020. Please read our privacy notice before applying.

Salary: circa £16,000 per year

For further details contact leah@ycr.org.uk or on 01423 877238

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