Student Placement (cancer research lab) Ref 8974

School/department: Life Sciences / Biochemistry and Biomedicine
Hours: full time or part time hours considered up to a maximum of 36.5 hours per week. Requests for flexible working options will be considered (subject to business need).
Contract: fixed term until 31 May 2023
Reference: 8974
Salary: starting at £17,901 to £19,209 per annum, pro rata if part time.
Placed on: 10 June 2022.
Closing date: 30 June 2022. Applications must be received by midnight of the closing date.
Expected Interview date: TBC.
Expected start date: 01 September 2022

Job description

A student placement position is available in the laboratory of Georgios Giamas to elucidate the involvement of extracellular vesicles (EVs) in cancer progression, their regulation and their use as potential biomarkers. We are an active research group and provide a stimulating and supportive research environment combining a variety of in vitro and in vivo models / tools. An overview of research within the Giamas lab can be found at:

Please contact Prof Georgios Giamas (  for informal enquiries.

The University is committed to equality and valuing diversity, and applications are particularly welcomed from women and black and minority ethnic candidates, who are under-represented in academic posts in Science, Technology, Engineering, Medicine and Mathematics (STEMM) at Sussex.

The University of Sussex values the diversity of its staff and students and we welcome applicants from all backgrounds.

You can find out more about our values and our EDI Strategy,  Inclusive Sussex, on our webpages.

Download job description and person specification Ref 8974 [PDF 201.52KB]

The University requires that work undertaken for the University is performed from the UK. 

Visa Sponsorship Queries:

  • This role is not eligible for sponsorship under the Skilled Worker route

How to apply

Download our professional services application form - Dec 2020 [DOC 203.00KB] and Personal Details and Equal Opportunities Form [DOC 119.50KB] and fill in all sections.

You must email your completed application, and personal details and equal opportunities form, to

You should attach your application form and all documents to the email in PDF format (we are unable to accept applications as or .pages) and use the format job reference number / job title / your name in the subject line.

You can also send your application by post to Human Resources Division, Sussex House, University of Sussex, Falmer, Brighton, BN1 9RH.

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