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Professor or Reader of Cancer Imaging

Hull York Medical School
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Hull York Medical School has a reputation as one of the UK’s most exciting, contemporary schools. Since it was established in 2003, it has been inspiring doctors and academic leaders of the future with the research, skills and knowledge they need to look at things differently and advance improvements in healthcare around the world.  The Medical School has helped develop excellent and sustainable research teams in strategic areas, generating important findings and translating these into benefits for society.  It is currently undergoing the biggest transformation in its history, having been awarded an increase of almost 70% in medical student places in the 2017 competition for the expansion of medical student places, resulting in significant new investment in academic posts.

This is an exciting opportunity for an outstanding clinician scientist with expertise in PET-CT imaging to join us. In collaboration with the newly named Hull University Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust and the Daisy Appeal, there has been > £10 million investment in PET-CT research over the last few years.  We now seek a clinical academic to join our scientists to enable the research to be truly translational. This person will have access to a wide range of imaging modalities which includes a major PET-CT research facility with cyclotrons on both the University of Hull campus and at Castle Hill Hospital. This combines high quality patient scanning and new radiopharmacy facilities, coupled with the dedicated research cyclotron, to provide a unique model for per-patient dose production.

The successful candidate will be a leader in their field, with the expertise to establish cancer imaging translational research in Hull. They will develop a personal research programme of international cancer imaging in an aspect of PET/CT that will underpin and enhance current research interests of existing researchers in Hull, while securing grant income and delivering high quality outputs. This person will also supervise trainees in academic medicine and radiology, while delivering a first-class imaging service to cancer patients in Hull University Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust. Contributing to the Hull York Medical School undergraduate curriculum with especial reference to the SSIP (Scholarship and Special Interests Programme), the successful candidate will be based at the University of Hull for their academic work and at Hull University Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust for their clinical work.

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Enquiries or applications can be made, in confidence, to Mary Comer at

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