Clinical Chair in Oncology

Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire
14 Mar 2018
12 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

The University of Aberdeen is one of the UK’s oldest and most distinguished universities. Ranked amongst the Top 200 universities in the world and in the Top 10 for UK graduate employment, Aberdeen has a diverse and vibrant community of 14,000 students, 3,000 staff and annual turnover of £230million. The University plays a crucial role in shaping the educational, cultural and economic life of an internationally important region of Scotland – and it is committed to building further on its history and international reputation through the delivery of its ambitious new strategy for 2020. 

A rare opportunity has arisen for a Clinical Chair in Oncology in the School of Medicine, Medical Sciences and Nutrition for an outstanding academic. This permanent post is aimed at individuals at Consultant level who have already demonstrated commitment to a clinical academic career path and delivered excellence in both academic and clinical roles. The new Chair will bring a strong academic track record to establish a programme of excellence in Oncology research, attract a portfolio of external research grants, deliver high quality publications, build a world class research team and create a vibrant environment for research and teaching. The appointee will be accorded NHS Honorary Consultant status and will contribute to the clinical work of the NHS Department of Oncology.  

The successful applicant will have an international profile in Oncology research and clinical expertise in a related area. S/he will have already a proven track record in obtaining research funding from charities, research councils or the pharmaceutical industry, and high impact publications. Full GMC registration and a Higher Degree, PhD or equivalent is essential.

Saxton Bampfylde Ltd is acting as an employment agency adviser to the University of Aberdeen on this appointment. A candidate brief with full application details can be obtained by clicking the apply button. Alternatively email or telephone 020 7227 0880 (during office hours). Applications should be received by noon on 12 April 2018. 

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