Clinical Lecturer in Gynaecological Oncology

Belfast, Northern Ireland
£80,253 - £108,200 per annum
11 Jan 2021
End of advertisement period
08 Feb 2021
Contract Type
Full Time

Application closing date: 08/02/2021
Salary: £80,253 - £108,200 per annum
Job category/type: Academic

We are recruiting for a Clinical Lecturer in Gynaecological Oncology who will strengthen the clinical academic base of gynaecological oncology within the Patrick G Johnston Centre for Cancer Research (PGJCCR, formally the Centre for Cancer Research and Cell Biology).The Clinical Lecturer will join academic teams specialising in gynaecological oncology and in cancer clinical trials in the School of Medicine, Dentistry and Biomedical Sciences at Queen’s University Belfast (QUB) and also established gynaecological oncology teams in the Belfast Health and Social Care Trust (BHSCT).

The Clinical Lecturer will undertake research in line with the School’s research strategy and work closely with academic and clinical colleagues to teach at undergraduate and postgraduate levels, contribute to the School’s administration/outreach activity and to deliver and enhance clinical service in gynaecological oncology.

The successful candidate must have:

  • Primary Medical Degree
  • Higher degree (PhD, MD or equivalent).
  • Full GMC Registration with a Licence to Practise or
  • Eligible for Entry on the GMC Specialist Register for Obstetrics and Gynaecology via
    1. CCT (proposed CCT date must be within 6 months of interview date)
    2. CESR
    3. European Community Rights.
  • Post registration qualification (Membership of relevant Royal College or equivalent by examination).
  • Recent, relevant publications in peer reviewed/refereed journals that are recognised internationally as being high quality, commensurate with experience.
  • Research profile in gynaecological cancers which complements the research priorities and strengths of PGJCCR;
  • Experience of developing research methodologies, models, approaches and techniques.
  • Experience of presentations at national and international meetings and conferences.
  • Relevant teaching experience at University Level.

The School of Medicine, Dentistry and Biomedical Sciences is part of the Faculty of Medicine, Health and Life Sciences. The School has the perfect balance of world-class teaching resources and internationally recognised research infrastructure and comprises three education and three research centres. 

The Patrick G Johnston Centre for Cancer Research is a 5,000m2 purpose-built interdisciplinary centre, comprised of scientific teams from Biomedical Science, Clinical Medicine, Chemistry, Mathematics, Engineering and Radiobiology. The centre works collaboratively with partners around the world in order to translate research into innovative cancer treatments that enhance and extend life.

The Patrick G Johnston Centre for Cancer Research is the beating heart of a comprehensive cancer research programme in Belfast, focused on accelerating the delivery of scientific discovery to clinical application. Our principal objective is to promote evidence-based, innovative clinical trials in order to underpin improved patient outcomes in high incidence solid tumours of Gastro-Intestinal, Prostatic, Breast and Ovarian origin, and in specific Blood Cancers.  Our unifying research theme is to develop translational outputs, in the form of biomarkers and/or novel therapeutic strategies that enable our Centre to be at the forefront of personalised cancer medicine in these prevalent diseases.

Queen’s University Belfast is a driver of innovation and talent based on excellence. Throughout the University, our academics collaborate across disciplines and with outside agencies and institutions on projects of world significance. We are connected and networked with strategic partnerships across the world, helping us to expand our impact on wider society locally, nationally and globally. The University is committed to attracting, retaining and developing the best global talent within an environment that enables them to realise their full potential.

We are a leader in gender equality and diversity, and are one of the UK’s most successful universities in the Athena SWAN initiative, which promotes gender equality and career progression. The University holds an Athena SWAN silver award and the School of Medicine, Dentistry and Biomedical Sciences holds an Athena SWAN Gold award in recognition of our commitment and success in addressing gender equality, representation, progression and success for all our staff.

We are ranked 1st in the UK for Knowledge Transfer Partnerships (Innovate UK), 9th in the UK for University facilities (Times Higher Education Student Experience Survey 2018) and 14th in the UK for research quality (Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2019).

Based in Belfast, a modern capital city, our beautiful campus is surrounded by abundant acres of parkland and is renowned as one of the safest and most affordable cities in the UK. There is an excellent range of local Schools from pre-nursery upwards and we are immensely proud of what our city and our University will offer you.

For full job details and essential/desirable criteria please refer to the candidate information link on our website by clicking ‘apply’. You must clearly demonstrate how you meet the criteria when you submit your application. For further information or assistance contact Resourcing Team via email on resourcing@qub.ac.uk

The University is committed to equality of opportunity and welcomes applications from all eligible candidates. However, our employment monitoring data tells us that individuals from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) communities, people with a disability and those who identify as LGBT+ are currently under-represented at the University. Also Protestants are currently under-represented in this category of work. As such, we particularly welcome applications from these individuals.

As you may be aware, Queen’s is recognised as one of the most diverse organisations in Northern Ireland. We are committed to ensuring our workplace is a safe, welcoming and inclusive place to work, which is why we subscribe to Equality Charter Marks such as Stonewall Workplace Equality Index, Diversity Charter Mark NI, and Athena SWAN.

It is also why we have established award winning Staff Networks such as PRISM and iRise. These networks provide an opportunity for staff to meet in a friendly, informal way to support each other.  More details on all our networks can be found at https://www.qub.ac.uk/sites/StaffGateway/StaffNetworks/

Informal enquiries may be directed to Dr Paul Mullan via email to p.mullan@qub.ac.uk

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