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About the role

As a high calibre clinician scientist (Clinical Oncologist) with a research profile of well established national and international standing, this role will allow you to further build your strong research and publication profile both nationally and internationally and enhance impact activity, contributing to the University’s REF return in 2020. You will be a significant research income generator and supervise a team of clinical and non-clinical postgraduate and undergraduate researchers.

You will be part of a multi-disciplinary team of scientists and clinicians who have been brought together as part of the Leicester Cancer Research Centre (encompassing the Leicester Experimental Cancer Medicine Centre http://www.ecmcnetwork.org.uk/centres) to develop a programme of high quality research directed at developing new personalised approaches to therapy. The group has a national and international reputation in translational research and combines clinicians from the University of Leicester and Northampton General Hospital NHS Trust (see also appendix) together with scientists in the University of Leicester.  

About you
Applicants are sought with a specialist interest in care for patients with just breast cancer, however applicants from those with other speciality interests may be considered. You will demonstrate extensive professional experience and the ability to deliver substantial contributions in research, teaching and leadership and management. You will have an established national research reputation, which you will further in this role through making a significant impact on the institution and on your discipline. Your research plan must fit and compliment the research interests of the Department and College.
Additional information
Informal enquiries regarding the academic area should be made to Professor Anne Thomas (Director of the Leicester Cancer Research Centre) on at107@leicester.ac.uk.
 
Informal enquiries regarding the College should be made to Professor Kevin Harris (Associate Dean of Clinical Affairs) on krgh1@leicester.ac.uk.
 
Informal enquiries regarding the hospital should be made to Chris Blundred (Directorate Manager and Deputy Divisional Manager) on christopher.blundred@ngh.nhs.uk.
 

This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 because the appointee will have substantial access to young people and/or vulnerable adults. Therefore, an appointment to this post will be subject to checking and appropriate clearance through the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). The successful applicant for this post will, therefore, be required to give consent for the University to check with the DBS for the existence and content of any criminal record in the form of an Enhanced Disclosure. Information received from the DBS and the police will be kept in strict confidence and will be destroyed once the University is satisfied in this regard.