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Clinical Senior Lecturer in Immunotherapy Contract Job

1 month ago Medical & Healthcare Birmingham   30 views
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Institute of Immunology and Immunotherapy

Fixed Term for 5 years

This is a new Clinical Senior Lecturer post in Immunotherapy with Honorary Consultant status. The post will be based in the Institute of Immunology and Immunotherapy. Honorary Consultant status will be provided at the University Hospital Birmingham Trust. The post will facilitate continued development of the medical / clinical oncology service. The successful candidate will be expected to build on this clinical base and help develop clinical trials, translational medicine and basic science projects through close collaboration with academic staff in the School. 

Working with Prof Gary Middleton and other clinical and non-clinical academics from across the Cancer Research UK Birmingham Centre, the successful applicant will further develop the research and teaching agenda for Immunotherapy in the College of Medical and Dental Sciences in collaboration with University Hospital Birmingham. As such we seek individuals who have the ability to develop a high level research group as well as a proven capacity for productive collaboration. The post holder will also be a focus for excellence in Undergraduate and Postgraduate teaching. 

The successful candidate will be offered an honorary contract at 10PA’s including an additional contribution to be negotiated as per the Trust requirements to the appropriate (to be determined on appointment of best candidate) on-call rota. 


  • Eligible for GMC Registration
  • Inclusion on or within 6 months of inclusion on Specialist Register in relevant area of medical or clinical oncology
  • Higher Degree (PhD or MD)

Clinical Experience

  • Completed higher specialist training in either medical or clinical oncology
  • Subspecialist interest in immunotherapy


  • Existing programme of translational and/or basic science research in immunotherapy
  • Commitment to development of further laboratory research with a focus on immunotherapy
  • Experience in early phase trials, and the ability to drive the development of a portfolio of early phase trials in immunotherapy with associated translational and biomarker programmes
  • National academic profile with the potential for developing local research collaborations

Person Skills/Qualifications

  • Experience in building and leading a multidisciplinary team
  • Capable of building strong and effective professional relationships with patients, families and colleagues
  • Gains confidence and trust from others
  • Able to respond to and cope with change
  • Demonstrates honesty and integrity

Informal Queries to Dr Claire Fenlon ([email protected])                        

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Organization Description
The University of Birmingham (informally Birmingham University) is a public research university located in Edgbaston, Birmingham, United Kingdom. It received its royal charter in 1900 as a successor to Queen's College, Birmingham.