NES Clinical Lecturer Histopathology

University of Glasgow - RI Cancer Sciences

Job Purpose

This is a fixed term (up to six years) Clinical Lectureship tenable in the Institute of Cancer Sciences. Suitable applicants will be undertaking specialist training (i.e. at least to the level of ST 2) in Histopathology. The successful candidate will be appointed at the level of Specialist/Specialty Registrar and will be working within or will enter the West of Scotland Higher Specialty Training Programme.

Applicants must already have a national training number at the time of taking up the post.

The post will be based within the Institute of Cancer Sciences, University of Glasgow and the Queen Elizabeth University Hospital, but for training and research purposes rotation to other clinical units or departments may be required.

Clinical Training in Pathology will be a major focus of the Lectureship in order to ensure the appointee can successfully complete his/her CCT. Training will be in general Histopathology, but the trainee will be encouraged to develop a specialist interest compatible with their research, including molecular pathology.

Other specialist academic, research, teaching and clinical training opportunities are available within the Institute of Cancer Sciences and West of Scotland pathology training programme. Potential research areas include, but are not limited to: identification, validation and clinical application of tissue and circulating biomarkers across a range of diseases; clinical and translational cancer research especially but not only in pancreatic, gastro-intestinal, gynaecological, genito-urinary and haematological neoplasms; and basic and translational research on cancer mechanisms especially in model systems. Excellent infrastructure and opportunities for collaborative pre-clinical and clinical research are available.

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