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The Brain Tumour Charity Chair in Neuro-Oncology
Oxford Road, Manchester

Job reference: BM&H-15161

Location: Oxford Road, Manchester

Closing date (DD/MM/YYYY): 17/02/2020

Salary: Professorial Scale

Employment type: Permanent

Faculty/Organisation: Biology, Medicine & Health

Division: Division of Neuroscience & Exper Psychol

Hours per week: full time - will consider clinical, part-time or flexible working

Contract Duration: Not specified

School / Directorate: School of Biological Sciences

The Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health seeks to appoint a Chair in Neuro-Oncology to establish and lead programmes in neuro-oncology and neuro-immunology.

The University of Manchester has ambitious plans to develop ground-breaking research in neuro-oncology that, through the devolution of the healthcare system in Greater Manchester (GM), can be put into practice rapidly to deliver the very best healthcare innovation. To achieve this ambition of delivering the best patient care through cutting-edge research, neuro-oncology is an area of strategic priority. By bringing together neurosurgeons, clinicians, and scientists from the University and various partner organisations across GM the ambition is to establish a leading centre for brain tumour research.

The appointment of a Chair in Neuro-oncology is the first step in realising this ambition with the successful candidate being expected to take on an exciting leadership role, attract significant research income, and to produce high quality outputs with academic and socio-economic impact.

The School is strongly committed to promoting equality and diversity, including the Athena SWAN charter for gender equality in higher education. The School holds a Silver Award which recognises their good practice in relation to gender; including flexible working arrangements, family-friendly policies, and support to allow staff achieve a good work-life balance. We particularly welcome applications from women for this post. All appointment will be made on merit. For further information, please visit:

Please note that we are unable to respond to enquiries, accept CVs or applications from Recruitment Agencies.

Enquiries about vacancy shortlisting and interviews:
Name: Professor Stuart Allan, Professor of Neuroscience

General enquiries:
Tel: 0161 275 4499

Technical support:
Tel: 0161 850 2004

This vacancy will close for applications at midnight on the closing date.

Please see the link below for the Further Particulars document which contains the person specification criteria.


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