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Careers at the ICR

As a world-leading research organisation, The Institute of Cancer Research, London, offers a fantastic working environment, great opportunities for career development and the chance to make a real difference for cancer patients. We aim to recruit and develop the best – with positions for outstanding scientists and clinicians, and the most talented professional or administrative staff.


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Working at the ICR

We provide exceptional opportunities for the best scientists, clinicians, and professional and administrative staff, and excellent academic and recreational facilities at our two London sites, in Chelsea and Sutton.

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Types of positions at the ICR

The ICR offers a variety of different research roles, positions in scientific support, and a variety of professional and administrative positions.

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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.

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Women in science

The ICR has charter membership of the Athena SWAN Charter for Women in Science and we have been recognised with a prestigious Athena SWAN Silver Award.

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