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Professor of Clinical Haematology

Hull York Medical School / York Biomedical Research Institute
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University of York - Heslington Campus
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Role Description

The York Biomedical Research Institute (YBRI) is an Interdepartmental Research Institute created by the University of York and Hull York Medical School. Research within the Immunology, Haematology and Infection (IHI) theme ranges from fundamental studies on immunology, haematology, microbiology and parasitology through to first-in-human and other early phase clinical research.  Our aim is to develop a greater understanding of the processes underlying chronic infectious and non-infectious disease, and thus to develop new approaches to prevention and treatment.

We are seeking an established internationally-recognised clinician scientist haematologist, working in a field allied to our interests.  You will have an established track record of publications and research grant income and be working in an area of haematology that provides new or novel synergistic opportunities within and beyond IHI.

Key Requirements

  • MD/PhD in Haematology
  • Member of the General Medical Council (GMC) Specialist Register (either CCT, CESR or European Community Rights)
  • Well-established national and international reputation in research area
  • Proven ability to develop innovative research proposals and attract research funding
  • Proven ability to plan and shape the direction of an area of research and teaching activity
  • Highly innovative approach to identifying and addressing key clinical problems through research 

Clinical Academics will be paid on their appropriate Clinical Academic Scale (Consultant basic salary is £76,761 to £103,490)

For informal enquiries, please contact Prof. Ian Hitchcock, Professor of Experimental Haematology,, tel: +44 (01904 328914) or Professor Una Macleod, Dean of the Medical School,

Closing date: 26 February 2020
Interview date: 18 &19 March 2020

Why York?
The University of York is a member of the Russell Group of research-intensive UK universities. The recent Research Excellence Framework (REF) confirmed the position of the University among the leading institutions in the UK for research. The proportion of research activity of world-leading, 4* status is among the highest of any UK university, and York is rated tenth out of 155 higher education institutions for the impact of its research.

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