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Professor / Clinical Professor in Immunology / Immunotherapy for Cancer

We are seeking the appointment of a leading scientific/translational or clinical researcher in the field of immunotherapy and immunology related to cancer.  Opportunities to collaborate and develop a portfolio in other areas of immunology particularly in musculoskeletal disease will exist.  We anticipate that the successful appointee will establish and win programme funding for a research team in this area.  For the appropriate candidate more senior opportunities as Head of Section, Institute or strategic roles within the University are available for consideration.  It is anticipated that this post, together with ongoing other initiatives, will be part of an internationally leading centre for immunotherapy and immunology research in cancer and possibly other topics.

There are particular opportunities in relation to research relating to

I. Our Cancer Research UK Centre (Lead, Reuben Tooze) themes and Experimental Cancer Medicine Centre (Lead, Christopher Twelves) activities.

II. Collaborations with existing strengths in the Faculties of Medicine (Dean, Paul Stewart) and Biological Sciences (Dean, John Ladbury).

In Leeds we especially seek to establish inter-Faculty collaborations between the Faculty of Medicine and Health, the Faculty of Biological Sciences which has a broad range of fundamental biology and basic virology, the Faculty of Mathematics and Physical Sciences which has a full range of chemical biology and medicinal chemistry as well as mathematical applications to biology, and the Faculty of Engineering which especially emphasises bioengineering and applications of mechanical and electronic engineering to health.

Do you have an established, international-quality translational research programme in any aspect of immunotherapy and immunology related to cancer research?

Would you like the opportunity to lead and shape immunotherapy and immunology related to cancer in Leeds? 

If so we would love to hear from you.  Please contact:

Professor Tim Bishop, Director Leeds Institute of Cancer and Pathology;

Professor Peter Selby, Professor of Cancer Medicine;

We are keen to invite applications from clinical and non-clinical applicants.  Clinical professorial appointments will include an Honorary Consultant Contract with Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust, one of the largest teaching hospitals in Europe serving a diverse population with state of the art facilities at the new St James’s Institute of Oncology.

If you have any specific enquiries about your online application please contact Sue Curry, email tel +44(0)113 343 1845

Job Ref: MHCAP1051 Closing date: 13 March 2016

Location:  Leeds - St James University Hospital
Faculty/Service:  Faculty of Medicine & Health
School/Institute:  Leeds Institute of Cancer & Pathology (LICAP)
Section:  Oncology & Clinical Research (clinical)
Category:  Academic
Grade:  Negotiated
Professorial salary, is negotiable (minimum £60,512 p.a.) Clinical professorial salary will be on the New Consultant Contract (£75,249 - £101,451 p.a.) depending upon seniority within the consultant contract.
Post Type:  Full Time
Contract Type:  Ongoing
Release Date:  Friday 22 January 2016
Closing Date:  Sunday 13 March 2016
Reference:  MHCAP1051
Downloads:  Job Description  

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