Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Lung Cancer Research and Honorary Consultant in Clinical Oncology

The University of Manchester - School of Medical Sciences

Closing Date : 24/01/2018
Employment Type : Fixed Term
Duration : 12 months
Faculty / Organisational Unit : Biology, Medicine & Health
School/Directorate : School of Medical Sciences
Division : Cancer Sciences
Hours Per week : full time
Salary : TBC on Consultant Scale
Location : Oxford Road, Manchester
Job Reference : BM&H-11175

This is an exceptional opportunity for a new appointment for a Senior Clinical Lecturer Lung Cancer Research and Honorary Consultant in Clinical Oncology at The Christie NHS Foundation Trust. We seek an ambitious, innovative individual to provide medical and research input in the field of lung cancer.

The role offers an exciting opportunity to join a highly motivated and empowered workforce to increase research capacity and deliver innovative treatment in compliance with Good Clinical Practice (ICH-GCP), Trust policy and other relevant requirements. You will be responsible for seeing new referrals, follow-ups and for managing the patient throughout all aspects of their treatment experience.

The post will have access to world class clinical facilities to conduct thoracic radiotherapy-related research in The Christie and Manchester Cancer Research Centre clinical research environment. In addition, there are excellent opportunities for translational research working with local groups within The University of Manchester and for collaboration with world-class physicists and medical oncologists. 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.

You will be expected to develop and lead a programme of externally-funded research work and lead a programme of radiotherapy-related clinical research 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 imaging research is desirable.

You will also provide evidence of productive research relevant to oncology through a PhD, and of relevant undergraduate teaching. Excellent communication, interpersonal and clinical leadership skills are also essential.

The School is committed to promoting equality and diversity, including the Athena SWAN charter for promoting women’s careers in STEMM subjects (science, technology, engineering, mathematics and medicine) in higher education. The School holds a Bronze Award for their commitment to the representation of women in the workplace and we particularly welcome applications from women for this post. Appointment will always be made on merit. For further information, please visit: https://www.bmh.manchester.ac.uk/about/equality/

Please note that we are unable to respond to enquiries, accept CVs or applications from Recruitment Agencies.

Enquiries about the vacancy, shortlisting and interviews:

Name: Corinne Finn

Email: Corinne.finn@christie.nhs.uk

General enquiries:

Email: hrservices@manchester.ac.uk

Tel: 0161 275 4499

Technical support:

Email: universityofmanchester@helpmeapply.co.uk

Tel: 0161 850 2004

This vacancy will close for applications at midnight on the closing date.

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