Professor (European Cancer Stem Cell Research Institute)

Cardiff University – School of Biosciences

This post is part of investment by the School of Biosciences in the European Cancer Stem Cell Research Institute at Cardiff University. Applicants should have a strong, innovative research portfolio of international standing in cancer research with a specific interest in either the role of stem cells and disrupted tissue homeostasis in cancer development or the biology of cancer stem cells. Applicants should have a research portfolio with strong translational potential. Applicants able to demonstrate collaborative potential across the School’s Research Divisions are particularly welcome.

The appointee will:

• Develop and sustain an innovative, ground breaking, independent collaborative research programme of international excellence
• Provide leadership in the area of stem cells and cancer, and in the translation of biological discoveries in this area to patient benefit
• Contribute to the core research facilities and environment of the Division and School through an open and interactive approach, underpinned by networking and collaboration
• Provide senior academic leadership in teaching and learning, including innovative curriculum / module development and coordination as appropriate by delivering high-quality research-led teaching at both undergraduate and postgraduate level in cancer biology and other areas related to the appointee’s expertise, and supervising students at undergraduate and postgraduate levels
• Contribute to academic administrative duties.
• Recruit, mentor and manage staff, within agreed frameworks and procedures
• Work to sustain an external profile underpinned by esteem and impact measures  

This is an open ended post on the Teaching and Research career pathway.

The salary will be on the Cardiff Professorial scale and will be commensurate with the experience and achievements of the successful applicant

For informal enquiries please contract Professor Matt Smalley Director of the European Cancer Stem Cell Research Institute

Please be aware that Cardiff University reserves the right to close this vacancy early should sufficient applications be received.

Cardiff University is committed to supporting and promoting equality and diversity and to creating an inclusive working environment. We believe this can be achieved through attracting, developing, and retaining a diverse range of staff from many different backgrounds who have the ambition to create a University which seeks to fulfil our social, cultural and economic obligation to Cardiff, Wales, and the world. In supporting our employees to achieve a balance between their work and their personal lives, we will also consider proposals for flexible working or job share arrangements.