NIHR Academic Clinical Lecturer in Medical Oncology or Clinical Oncology

University of Leeds - Leeds Institute of Cancer & Pathology (LICAP)

Do you want the opportunity to develop your existing academic experience in a supportive and inspirational environment where you can establish your clinical academic career?

Applications are invited for a NIHR Integrated Academic Training Clinical Lecturer post. The post is available for up to four years, according to the clinical training needs of the successful candidate to obtain a CCT.You will join the vibrant Integrated Clinical Academic Training programme at Leeds which provides a supportive research environment to develop independent, novel research alongside your clinical specialist training leading to full registration within the specialty programme and CCT. You will be awarded a training contract with the Regional Postgraduate Dean in the specialist registrar/specialty trainee grade (or equivalent), an honorary contract with the appropriate NHS Trust and you must already be at a minimum level of ST3.

The successful candidate will continue or establish a new research programme with opportunities to align to current staff members’ research interests including, but not limited to: Biomarkers and therapy (including proteomics), brain tumour research, clinical cancer research (including trials, pharmacology, informatics, novel therapeutics and radiobiology), epidemiology and biostatistics (including genetic epidemiology), tumour biology, molecular oncology (including signal transduction and structural biology), and patient-centred outcomes research. You will undertake internationally regarded research and have the benefit of senior academic support in making grant applications, as well as independent mentoring on career progression. You will also share responsibility for delivering high quality undergraduate and postgraduate teaching programmes.

You will hold (or have submitted) your PhD/MD at the time you apply; and will provide evidence that you have been fully awarded your degree by the time you take up the post. The post is located in LICAP, University of Leeds and NHS Trust Premises across Leeds including St James’s University Hospital and Leeds General Infirmary.

The successful applicant must be in post by 31 March 2018

To explore the post further or for any queries you may have, please contact:

Dr Daniel Stark, Academic Supervisor, Associate Professor of Cancer Medicine, Section of Patient Centred Outcomes, Leeds Institute of Cancer and Pathology, University of Leeds.
Tel: +44 (0)113 206 8266, email:

Dr Satinder Jagdev and Dr Katy Clarke, Clinical Speciality Training Programme Directors, Medical Oncology and Clinical Oncology, respectively.
 Tel: 0113 2433144, email: and

 Further Information

The University of Leeds is committed to providing equal opportunities for all and offers a range of family friendly policies. The University is a charter member of Athena SWAN and holds the Bronze award. The School of Medicine gained the Silver award in 2016.We are committed to being an inclusive medical school that values all staff, and we are happy to consider job share applications and requests for flexible working arrangements from our employees.

Contract Type: Fixed Term (Available for up to 4 years or to CCT date (whichever is sooner))

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