Associate Professor of Cancer Sciences

University of Nottingham
Cancer & Stem Cells
Closing Date
WorkplaceNottingham, East Midlands, UK


Associate Professor of Cancer Sciences

£51630 to £61618 per annum (pro-rata if applicable) depending on skills and experience. Salary progression beyond this scale is subject to performance.

This is an outstanding opportunity to join the new Centre for Cancer Sciences (CCS), an interdisciplinary, multidisciplinary group of 35 academics working on cancer research and education. You will develop the research and teaching components of the CCS including the new BSc and MSci courses in Cancer Sciences.

We wish to appoint a scientist with outstanding potential within the fields of cancer bioinformatics, tumour microenvironment, cancer immunology, tumour angiogenesis, molecular pathology or tumour cell and molecular biology (should this be ‘tumour vascular cell and molecular biology’). The CCS includes groups with strong track records in tumour microenvironment (including tumour microvasculature), breast cancer, acute myeloid leukemia, prostate cancer, cancers of digestive system (colorectal, oesophageal, liver and bile duct cancer), children’s brain cancers, and melanoma.

You have a national and growing international reputation and are research active in a relevant field. You will be expected to strengthen your research group, contribute to the development and delivery of the teaching portfolio and supervise Masters and PhD candidates. You will have the opportunity to participate in the organisation, management and strategic planning processes for the Division and the CCS. You will act as PI on major research projects, identifying opportunities for the development of new opportunities and collaborations, including internationally.

You must have a PhD or equivalent in a relevant subject area, evidence of leading contributions to a substantial body of work of high quality publications and of gaining research funding. With excellent oral and written communication skills, you will be given the opportunity to demonstrate academic leadership in research and teaching, and the ability to inspire and mentor junior colleagues. You must have experience of delivering teaching within a defined quality framework and the ability to obtain and effectively manage research funding.

This is a full time post (or part time, to a minimum of 50%) is available from 1 August 2020, and will be offered on a permanent contract.

It is expected that interviews will be held in the week commencing 14 October 2019.

Informal enquiries may be addressed to Professor David Bates, tel: 0115 8231135 or email david.bates [at] nottingham[.]ac[.]uk. Please note that applications sent directly to this email address will not be accepted.

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