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Group Leader in Radiation Biology and Tumour Microenvironment

University of Oxford - Old Road Campus Research Building

Location: Oxford
Salary: £55,750 to £64,605 per annum (with discretionary scale to £70,579). Grade 10.
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 18th October 2020
Closes: 30th October 2020
Job Ref: 147213

Old Road Campus Research Building, Headington, Oxford, OX3 7DQ

Grade 10: £55,750 - £64,605 per annum (with discretionary scale to £70,579)

We have an opportunity for a new Group Leader, who will report to the Director of the Oxford Institute of Radiation Oncology (OIRO). The post holder will be expected to lead a programme of basic and translational cancer research within OIRO and will develop research questions and have the skills necessary to design and progress these questions in the laboratory, moving into clinical applications in due course and with collaborators, potentially translating them into clinical trials. 

The post holder will initiate and implement a long-term interdisciplinary research programme in the area of signal transduction in response to radiation therapy and/or the tumour microenvironment. They will also manage substantial research resources and budgets, generate research income and actively promote the research area and participate in the training and supervision of post-doctoral trainees, graduate students and junior scientists in the department.

The post holder will have expertise in their field and head a significant research group or deputy director of a major research unit or centre. The post holder will be expected to develop their own independent, innovative research programme, and will have responsibility for the development of its strategic direction, working in collaboration with both basic and translational groups in Oxford.

The post holder will hold a relevant PhD/DPhil with significant post-qualification research experience and will have a strong publication record.  

This is a full time fixed term post until 31 March 2022 in the first instance.

All applicants must complete an application form and upload a CV and supporting statement.

Informal enquiries can be made to Dr Toni Fleming

The closing date for applications is 12.00 noon on 30 October 2020.

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