Clinical Senior Lecturer in Thoracic Medical Oncology and Lung Radiation Research

Location
Oxford, Manchester, UK
Salary
Competitive Salary
Posted
Feb 01, 2017
Closes
Feb 21, 2017
Education
MD, MD / PHD, PHD
Hours
Full Time

Outstanding opportunity to join a
multidisciplinary lung cancer research group

Clinical Senior Lecturer in Thoracic Medical Oncology &
Clinical Senior Lecturer in Lung Radiation
Research (Clinical Oncology)​

We have an outstanding opportunity for two new appointments for a Clinical Senior Lecturer in Thoracic Medical Oncology and a Clinical Senior Lecturer in Lung Radiation Research. Both posts will be based within the Division of Molecular and Clinical Cancer Sciences at The University of Manchester and will hold Honorary Consultant status at The Christie NHS Foundation Trust, both of which are part of the prestigious Manchester Cancer Research Centre.

The posts will have access to world class clinical facilities to conduct clinical trials research in The Christie and Manchester Cancer Research Centre clinical research environment. In addition, there are excellent opportunities for translational research in collaboration with local groups within The University of Manchester. Manchester is also the first designated Cancer Research UK Lung Cancer Centre of Excellence – awarded jointly to Manchester and University College London (UCL) in 2014.

Clinical Senior Lecturer in Thoracic Medical Oncology

You will be expected to develop and lead a programme of externally-funded
research work and lead a programme of translational and/or clinical
research in drug development for lung cancer within the Manchester
Cancer Research Centre Lung Cancer Group and in close collaboration with
the current team. You will develop and co-ordinate existing and emerging
strengths to ensure that in Manchester the standards in lung cancer
research and treatment are internationally leading. An interest in
immune-oncology is desirable.

Working within the Manchester Cancer Research Centre, you will benefit
from an intellectually stimulating and challenging environment with a
strong legacy of ground-breaking discoveries and an ambitious vision for
cancer research bridging the divide between basic science and clinical
medicine. You will have expertise in translational and/or clinical research
in the field of drug development for lung cancer (non-small cell) and proven
experience in general and oncological medicine with the potential to be an
internationally leading clinical researcher. Applicants should have a PhD,
MRCP, or equivalent, and have obtained Certificate of Completion of
Training (or be within six months of acquiring it).

For informal information and advice, please contact
Fiona.blackhall@christie.nhs.uk


Clinical Senior Lecturer in Lung Radiation
Research (Clinical Oncology)


You will be expected to develop and lead a programme of externallyfunded
clinical research work relevant to lung cancer and radiation
treatment in close collaboration with the existing Radiotherapy-Related
Research team. You will build on established national and international
research collaborations and partnerships, contributing to the acquisition of
new knowledge.

You will have research expertise in radiation oncology, as well as proven
experience and training in general and oncological medicine. You will
demonstrate potential to be an internationally leading researcher within
your field, with the ability to initiate, design and supervise clinical research.
Applicants should have an MD or PhD, FRCR or equivalent, and have
obtained Certificate of Completion of Training (or be within six months
of acquiring it).

For informal information and advice, please contact
corinne.finn@christie.nhs.uk


To apply for these vacancies please visit our website
www.manchester.ac.uk/jobs
Closing date: 2 March 2017.


The University of Manchester values a diverse workforce and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.