We are currently looking for Workstream leads for the NCRI Skin Group

We are currently seeking applications for the Workstream leads of the:

  • NCRI Skin Group – Melanoma Workstream and Keratinocyte and rare malignancies Workstream  (application deadline 24th April 2020)
  • appointed individuals will be expected to attend the next NCRI Skin meeting on the 4th May 2020 please keep this on hold in your diaries

For further information on the role, please see role profile and advert below.

NCRI Skin Group: Workstream Lead Role Profile 2019.

NCRI Skin Group: Workstream Lead Advert 2019

Please submit your CV and Cover letter to Charlotte.Battrum@ncri.org.uk deadline 24th April 2020

Lymphoma, Lung, Children’s, Colorectal, Breast, Brain and Teenage & Young Adults and Germ Cell Tumour (TYA & GCT) Groups vacancies available – apply today!

Current vacancies: Clinical & Scientific Members

Do you want to help shape cancer research in the UK?

Apply for membership to the NCRI Groups


The National Cancer Research Institute (NCRI) Groups have a remit to develop a portfolio of trials for specific cancer types or treatment approaches. This includes:

  • developing proposals,
  • considering new research questions,
  • overseeing the portfolio of existing studies,
  • and securing research funding

The Groups are multi-disciplinary with representation from a wide range of specialities including (but not limited to)surgery, medical oncology, clinical oncology, haematology, radiology, nurses, pathology, epidemiology, psychology, statistics and translational science.

Please note, we do not accept applications from industry representatives due to potential conflicts of interest, however we do seek to work with industry through other routes where possible.

Please click here for a full list of the NCRI Groups and their members

We are currently seeking applications for the following Groups:

Group We are recruiting across all disciplines but would particularly welcome applications from the following areas
Brain Paediatric Oncology, Neuropathology, Basic/Translational Researchers
Colorectal Surgeon, Medical Oncologist, Translational Scientist with Colorectal subspecialty,
Children’s Statistician with Clinical Trials expertise, Basic/Translational Researchers
Breast Basic/Translational Researchers
Lymphoma Pathologist, Haematologist, Basic/Translational Researchers
Lung Basic/Translational Researchers
Teenage & Young Adults & Germ Cell Tumour Drug Development, Brain Tumour expertise, novel methods in patient and public involvement research, Radiotherapy research expertise, Basic/Translational Researchers


For further information on the Groups and expectations of members, please see below documentation:

If you are interested in serving as a NCRI Group member, please upload your CV and covering letter in support of your application using the link below:

Apply for membership to the NCRI Groups


In your cover letter please indicate:

  • Your Group preference
  • Why you want to join the Group as a Clinical/Scientific Member
  • Skills and experience you would bring to the role
  • Examples of collaborative working and leadership
  • How you would manage the time required to adequately perform the role

If you are unsuccessful in securing Group membership, you may be offered a position on one of the relevant Subgroups of the Group, depending on capacity.

Applications will be reviewed in February 2020 by the Group Chair and NCRI Head of Clinical Research Groups and a decision made at a review panel teleconference. No interviews will be held. The outcomes will be sent by March 2019.

Please note, the application deadline is Sunday, 19 January 2020. If you have any queries regarding the role, please contact Gillian Rosenberg Head of NCRI Clinical Research Groups, on +44(0) 203 469 5465 or Gillian.Rosenberg@ncri.org.uk

Registration now open for the NCRI Lung Cancer CSG Trials Meeting: 10 May 2019

NCRI Lung Cancer Clinical Studies Group (CSG) is holding their 4th Annual Trials Meeting on Friday, 10 May 2019, at the America Square Conference Centre, London. The meeting aims to provide an update on the key trials in the national lung cancer portfolio, highlight research opportunities in lung cancer clinical research and provide an overview of the current lung cancer trials portfolio. It is relevant for medical oncologists, clinical oncologists, thoracic surgeons, respiratory physicians, radiologists, research nurses, trial coordinators and other medical professionals involved in the diagnosis, treatment and follow-up of patients with lung cancer.


»Register for the meeting

The NCRI is committed to driving and encouraging the development of clinical trials in thoracic oncology. We are calling trialists to submit their trial ideas for presentation and discussion at this meeting.

If you are interested in submitting your trial proposal for discussion at the workshop, please see Call for Proposals for Lung Cancer Trials for further information.

Please note, deadline to submit trial proposal is Friday, 22 March 2019