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

Below are our current vacancies. 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!

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 note the privacy notice for applicants available here.

Events Officer


We are currently looking for an Events Officer. Reporting to the Events Manager, the Events Officer will lead on the development and implementation of our events portfolio, whilst delivering an excellent customer service experience in line with Yorkshire Cancer Research’s brand and aims. You will need to be analytical, demonstrate excellent planning and communication skills and have a proven record of organising successful events within budget and on time.

You must have at least two years’ experience of working in an events management, marketing or fundraising role and be educated to degree or equivalent in Events, Business or a Marketing related course.

As Events Officer, you will have a strong ‘can do’ attitude and act as an ambassador for the Charity, role modelling our values of Be One Team, Have Integrity, Champion Expertise and Deliver Impact. The role will be based at our office in Harrogate. 

The full role profile is available here. To apply, please send your CV for the attention of Charlie Jackett, Events and Conferences Manager, to charlie@ycr.org.uk by Monday 10th December.

Please read the privacy notice included in the role summary and available here before applying.

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