Professor of Tumour Stromal Biology

Glasgow, Glasgow City
06 Apr 2018
23 Apr 2018
Career Level
Contract Type
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 Tumour Stromal Biology

The Institute of Cancer Sciences is seeking to appoint a Professor of Tumour Stromal Biology to conduct and lead on world-class research consistent with the research strategy of the Institute and College. As an internationally recognised leader in the field of  the tumour micro environment and metastasis, the post holder will deliver an internationally competitive and externally grant funded research programme, publishing in high impact research papers, presenting at international meetings / symposia and participating in review and advisory groups and panels. The postholder will integrate with a larger programme of work at the University of Glasgow and the CRUK Beatson Institute to study  alterations in the immune and extracellular matrix environments associated with metastasis with the aim of predicting and preventing cancer recurrence following tumour resection.   

Applications are invited from candidates of leading international standing with an appropriate record of academic achievement in cancer biology with a focus on the extracellular matrix, the tumour micro environment in the context of metastasis.

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Closing date: 23/4/18.     

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