Professor of Gastro-Intestinal Oncology (Clinical)

Location
Glasgow, Glasgow City
Salary
£78,304 per annum
Posted
06 Apr 2018
Closes
23 Apr 2018
Ref
020249 
Career Level
Professor
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

The University of Glasgow, College of Medical, Veterinary and Life Sciences

The University of Glasgow, a world top-100 university and member of the prestigious Russell Group of leading UK research-intensive universities, is making a substantial in-vestment in its College of Medical, Veterinary and Life Sciences, which has 7 subjects in the top 10 of the Times/Sunday Times league table and is ranked in the top 50 world universities for clinical, pre-clinical and health subjects. 

Currently, we have an exciting opportunity available within the College's Research Institute of Cancer Sciences, which you could be a key part of.

Professor of Gastro-Intestinal Oncology (Clinical)

You will lead the expansion and maintenance of major programmes of research in translational and clinical cancer research, with a particular focus on colon cancer. Other gastro-intestinal (GI) or non-GI clinical interests that are relevant to our strategic priorities would also be welcome. 

Glasgow offers outstanding opportunities for translational and clinical cancer research, including world-leading basic cancer research at the University of Glasgow  and Cancer Research UK Beatson Institute and a state-of-the-art cancer treatment centre at the Beatson West of Scotland Cancer Centre, which serves a population of 2.6m, sees over 8,500 new patients annually, and houses one of Cancer Research UK's cancer clinical trial units (CTU) and the Glasgow Experimental Cancer Medicine Centre (ECMC). The Stratified Medicine Scotland Innovation Centre and Imaging Centre of Excellence at the Queen Elizabeth University Hospital, Glasgow, provide further outstanding facilities to support translational and clinical research

You will play a key role in the continuing strategic expansion of the Institute of Cancer Sciences (which incorporates the CRUK- Beatson Institute) and will have a major focus in colon cancer or one of the other key strategic priorities of the Institute of Cancer Sciences, its clinical research programmes (CTU and ECMC), and the CRUK Glasgow Centre (www.glasgowcancer.org). You will develop a translational and clinical research programme, which aligns with the Institute’s precision medicine agenda, and may in-clude genomic medicine, pre-clinical and / or clinical experimental medicine studies, or clinical trials (both early and late phase).

To apply online, please click the apply button.

Closing date: 23/4/18.     

It is the University of Glasgow’s mission to foster an inclusive climate, which ensures equality in our working, learning, research and teaching environment.

We strongly endorse the principles of Athena SWAN, including a supportive and flexible working environment, with commitment from all levels of the organisation in promoting gender equity.

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