Professor of Tumour Stromal Biology

University of Glasgow - RI Cancer Sciences

Job Purpose
The College of Medical, Veterinary and Life Sciences is seeking to appoint a Professor of Tumour Stromal Biology to conduct and lead on world-class research consistent with the research strategy of the Institute and College. As an internationally recognised leader in the field of tumour nutrient stress / metastatic niche, the post holder will deliver an internationally competitive and externally grant funded research programme, publishing in high impact research papers, presenting at international meetings / symposia and participating in review and advisory groups and panels. In addition, the post holder will supervise and teach students at undergraduate and postgraduate level, supervise graduate students and post-doctoral researchers, and undertake appropriate administration as requested by the Director of Institute.

Applications are invited from candidates of leading international standing with an appropriate record of academic achievement in cancer biology with a focus on nutrient stress and / or the metastatic niche.

Standard Terms & Conditions
The appointment will be subject to the whole powers and conditions of any Act of Parliament, Ordinances, and Law affecting the University. The appointment is a whole-time appointment, the Professor undertaking to accept paid outside work only with the prior consent of the University Court. This provision does not apply to examinerships and such other appointments as are incidental to the ordinary course of University business.

Salary will be negotiable and depending on experience.

The successful applicant will be eligible to join the Universities' Superannuation Scheme. Further information regarding this scheme is available from the Superannuation Officer, who is also prepared to advise on questions relating to the transfer of superannuation benefits.

All research and related activities, including grants, donations, clinical trials, contract research, consultancy and commercialisation are required to be managed through the University's relevant processes (e.g. contractual and financial), in accordance with the University Court's policies.

Relocation assistance will be provided where appropriate.

Details of three referees should be included on the applicant information form – referees will be contacted for all short listed applicants.

It is the University of Glasgow’s mission to foster an inclusive climate, which ensures equality in our working, learning, research and teaching environment.

We strongly endorse the principles of Athena SWAN, including a supportive and flexible working environment, with commitment from all levels of the organisation in promoting gender equity.

The University of Glasgow, charity number SC004401.

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