Associate Professor/ Professor of Cancer Sciences (Fixed-term, part-time)

Associate Professor/ Professor of Cancer Sciences (Fixed-term, part-time)

The University of Nottingham

Nottingham, United Kingdom

Associate Professor/Professor of Cancer Sciences (Fixed-term, part-time)
Cancer & Stem Cells

Location: UK Other
Salary: Salary from £51,630 per annum, depending on level (see below for full details)
Closing Date: 06/01/2019
Reference: PROF421918
Associate Professor: £51,630 – £61,618 per annum
Professor: Salary will be within the Professorial range, minimum £61,618 per annum

The University of Nottingham (UoN) seeks applications for an Associate Professor or Professor in Cancer Biology, based in the Centre for Cancer Sciences, employed in the Division of Cancer & Stem Cells, School of Medicine. As part of it’s investment in the new Centre the University is seeking to appoint four novel, flexible, paid, international, collaborative Associate or Professor posts over the next three years. One of these appointments is currently available, and will be made at either Associate Professor or Professor level.

The University’s significant investment in cancer research includes a new £23M building, 12.3 FTE staff (academics, technicians, and administrators) and an innovative new undergraduate Cancer Sciences degree. This post is an outstanding opportunity to contribute to the Centre, an interdisciplinary, multidisciplinary group of 35 academics working on cancer research and education. Research groups have strong track records in tumour microenvironment, patient derived models of cancer (in vivo and ex vivo), breast cancer, cancers of digestive system (colorectal, oesophageal, liver, bile duct), children’s brain cancers, and melanoma.

These innovative positions offer industry or academic research leaders the opportunity to develop collaborative research programmes based at UoN while maintaining established positions elsewhere. The position will allow you to access facilities, collaborations, and funding opportunities at UoN, including the ability to develop funded research programs, PhD and postdoctoral training programmes, active laboratory research, and enhance collaboration with your host institution at up to 20% time from UoN. Support for regular travel, research grant submissions, and access to pump priming funds to stimulate international collaboration are included.

There will be the opportunity to contribute to the development and delivery of our innovative new Cancer Sciences undergraduate degree. The nature of your involvement can be flexible, according to you expertise, location and interests.

Associate Professor
The successful candidate will have experience in winning grants and leading research teams at an international level. You will have a growing international reputation, contributed to by a strong portfolio of internationally excellent published research. With excellent communication skills, you will have experience of developing and delivering taught modules and supervising PhD students to completion.

The successful candidate will have an established and internationally recognised reputation for excellence in a specialist cancer science area. You will have extensive experience and capability as a role model in research and/or teaching and a strong record of developing and leading national and international collaborative research activity. You should have the ability to represent the Centre internationally and to support the recruitment and development of new academic and research staff at the Centre.

This part-time (7.25 hours per week) post is available from 1 August 2019 and will be offered on a three year contract in the first instance.
Informal enquiries may be addressed to Professor David Bates, tel: 0115 8231135 or email Please note that applications sent directly to this email address will not be accepted.

The University of Nottingham is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.

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Quote Reference: Reference: PROF421918