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As a postdoc at the ICR, you’ll be working at the forefront of cancer research, in an environment that’s collaborative, international and inclusive.

Current postdoc vacancies

We aim to attract the best scientific minds, wherever in the world they come from. With postdocs from all over the UK and the world, you'll be joining a welcoming community that prioritises training the next generation of world-leading researchers. You’ll also benefit from our strong links with our partner hospital, The Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust, as well as our links with companies through industrial partnerships.

Three scientists in the lab - Dr Gabriela Kramer-Marek, Julia Hoebart and Florian Raes

Benefits and culture

We offer a competitive salary, rigorous training, many opportunities for professional development, and an open and inclusive working culture. Our PostDoc Association, faculty and learning and development team work closely to support postdocs.

We also offer generous annual leave and family-friendly policies that support parents, including stop the clock, which supports maternity leave during research.

The best thing about working at the ICR is the close-knit family feeling, which improves collaborations and scientific discoveries.

- Diana Zatreanu, Postdoctoral research fellow

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Reimbursing your visa and other costs

Successful applicants will be able to claim the cost of their visa and of the immigration health surcharge (IHS) for themselves and for their dependants once they have joined. Applicants often find the UK visa application process to be less onerous than for some other countries, such as the United States.

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Our postdoc programme

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Learn more about our training and development opportunities for postdocs at the ICR.

Our postdoc programme

Our postdoc community

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Check out our PostDoc Association and other opportunities for postdocs to connect with other researchers.

Our postdoc community

Working at the ICR

Find out more about our exceptional opportunities and top class facilities at our two London sites.

Working at the ICR

Current vacancies

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Browse our latest postdoc vacancies.

Current vacancies

Benefits for staff

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From generous annual leave and family friendly policies, we offer our staff a wide range of benefits.

Benefits for staff

Current vacancies

ICR values

Our values – developed together as an organisation – make it clear how each and every one of us work to meet our mission – to make the discoveries that defeat cancer.

Questions about careers at the ICR?

Please get in touch if you have any questions regarding career opportunities at the ICR.