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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 Insight Manager (Maternity Cover – 12 months)

Based Harrogate, North Yorkshire, with frequent travel across the Yorkshire region (temporarily remote)

Salary £35,000 - £40,000 depending on experience, Full time

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We are currently looking for a Cancer Insight Manager to join us on a 12 month maternity cover contract.  Reporting to the Director of Research and Services you will ensure your team are the cancer and impact knowledge hub of the charity through the collection and analysis of cancer-related data.
Specifically, you will be involved in collecting and interpreting regional and national data, estimating and monitoring our impact and supporting the development and delivery of our strategy. You will be able to demonstrate significant experience of working with cancer-related data (or national and local data for another disease) along with experience of managing a team in a health data-related role.

 To apply please submit a CV and covering letter outlining your suitability for the role to Claire Wooldridge, People Partner ( before the deadline. Please read our privacy notice before applying.

The charity is a responsible and flexible employer and an individual’s circumstances would be considered and balanced against the needs of the charity. We welcome any discussions for flexible working at interview/offer stage.  


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

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