Senior lecturer




Applications are sought for a Senior Lecturer to undertake high-level research and to develop a programme aligned to the strategic objectives of the Barts Cancer Institute, Barts and The London School of Medicine and Dentistry, Queen Mary, University of London. The successful applicant will join the Centre for Cancer and Inflammation led by Prof Fran Balkwill, based at the Charterhouse Square campus. Applicants should have demonstrable experience in ongoing research activity into basic and translational aspects of tumour immunology and/or the tumour microenvironment at a high level. The post-holder will contribute also to the Institute’s undergraduate and postgraduate teaching.

Essential requirements for this post include a Biological Sciences degree or equivalent (1st or 2:1) and a PhD in a relevant subject. Applications from candidates with an background of research into cellular and humoral aspects of the tumour microenvironment with translational potential, as well as an interest in pancreatic cancer, are particularly welcome. Demonstrable experience in research with an appropriate publication record for the level of entry is essential. Experience of undergraduate teaching appropriate to the level of appointment would be an advantage. A demonstrated ability to communicate well, work within a team and maintain good laboratory records are also essential.

Starting salary will be in the Grade 7 range £52,303 – £58,461 per annum inclusive of London Allowance. Benefits include 30 days annual leave, plus 4 College closure days, flexible working hours, childcare vouchers scheme, defined benefit pension scheme and an interest free season ticket loan.

The Barts Cancer Institute requires that applicants invited for interview provide all certificates to confirm their qualifications.

Candidates must be able to demonstrate their eligibility to work in the UK in accordance with the Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006.

Informal enquiries about this post, including arrangements to visit the Institute/Centre, can be made to Prof Fran Balkwill by emailing the Centre administrator Mr Nicholas Summerfield ( or tel: 020 7882 3587.

Details about Barts Cancer Institute can be found at

To apply, please visit the Human Resources website on and search for reference QMUL8225.

The closing date is 18-07-2016 and interviews are likely to be held shortly thereafter.

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