CLEARbridge Chair in Cancer Immunotherapy

2 days left

Location
Sydney, Australia
Posted
11 Dec 2020
End of advertisement period
27 Jan 2021
Ref
1043/0820C
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Faculty of Medicine and Health, School of Medical Sciences

  • Exciting opportunity for an outstanding senior academic to support the University’s vision for advancing research in the field of immunotherapy.
  • Work closely with clinicians and scientists who share a passion and expertise for developing tailored therapies.
  • Full-time continuing position with an attractive remuneration package.

About the opportunity

The University of Sydney is Australia’s first University with an outstanding global reputation for academic and research excellence. It employs over 8,100 permanent staff supporting over 73,000 students.

The Faculty of Medicine and Health is the largest faculty in the University. This integrated faculty brings opportunity for innovation, progressive thinking and challenging the status quo by establishing productive research units that cross traditional clinical school and discipline boundaries.

This CLEARbridge Chair in Cancer Immunotherapy has been established thanks to the generous support of the CLEARbridge Foundation. We are seeking to appoint an outstanding academic as Chair to support the University’s vision for advancing research in the field of immunotherapy. The program should deliver internationally competitive discovery research which fundamentally advances our understanding of the immune system. The outputs of the research should have implications for immunotherapeutic treatments for cancer and other conditions. The applicant will work closely with clinicians and scientists who share a passion and expertise for developing tailored therapies.

The successful candidate will be expected to have an outstanding track record of success in peer-reviewed publications and in competitive grant funding, especially in areas that are directly relevant to immunotherapy.

About us

Since our inception 160 years ago, the University of Sydney has led to improve the world around us. We believe in education for all and that effective leadership makes lives better. These same values are reflected in our approach to diversity and inclusion, and underpin our long-term strategy for growth.

We are undergoing significant transformative change which brings opportunity for innovation, progressive thinking, breaking with convention, challenging the status quo, and improving the world around us.

Term and remuneration

The position is offered on a full-time continuing basis, subject to completion of a satisfactory probation and confirmation period for new appointees. The successful candidate will be offered an attractive remuneration package commensurate with the responsibilities of the position and the candidate’s relevant experience and qualifications.

How to apply

All applications must be submitted via the University of Sydney careers website.For more information on the position and how to apply, visit sydney.edu.au/recruitment/ and search by the reference number 1043/0820C.

Closing date: 11.30pm (AEDT) Wednesday 27 January 2021

The University of Sydney is committed to diversity and social inclusion. Applications from people of culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds; equity target groups including women, people with disabilities, people who identify as LGBTIQ; and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, are encouraged.

The University reserves the right not to proceed with any appointment.

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