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Professorship of Nuclear Medicine

Applications are invited for the post of Professorship of Nuclear Medicine with the Department of Radiology.

This post is supported by Cambridgeshire University NHS Foundation Trust (CUHNHSFT). The role-holder will play a critical part of the vision for the CC Advanced Cancer Imaging Programme and the interface with the Cambridge Cancer Research Hospital. This post will also complement the Hyperpolariser research programme by allowing correlation with PET to further understand metabolic changes in various diseases. This post brings further strength to the Cardio Thoracic Imaging and will support the new Heart and Lung institute research programme.

The post holder is expected to collaborate nationally and internationally to the excellence of the Department of Radiology. It is expected the post holder will apply for programme grants, in order to ensure continued growth in research and staff expertise. Under the direction of Tomasz Matys (UG Lead) the post holder will contribute to the development of the Radiology teaching programme across East Anglia for both the Undergraduate programme - recording lectures, supporting Clinical Pathological conferences, organising regional teaching with support online and teaching post graduates. They will support the undergraduate examinations and will be actively involved in the teaching programme within the department contributing to the seminar programme. They will support the special study modules for the medical students and participate in extracurricular activities to promote radiology such as the medical student Radiology society. The post holder will hold a CCT in nuclear medicine or equivalent and will be expected to contribute to delivery of the clinical nuclear medicine service including therapy. They will contribute to the training of radiologists and develop regional collaborations.

We are looking for candidates who are credible as future independent research leaders, capable of raising grant income as principal applicants to peer-reviewed funding agencies, professionally managing research staff, and inspiring and educating students especially at postgraduate level. We are especially interested in candidates whose intellectual credibility as independent scientists is matched by their commitment to enhancing clinical services in the NHS.

Please ensure you read the further particular in full, specifically the person specification before submitting an application. This appointment requires an Honorary Clinical Contract.

Closing date for all applications is Sunday 25 June 2023.

Informal enquiries are welcomed and should be directed to Professor Fiona Gilbert by email on

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Please ensure that you upload a covering letter, CV and completed additional information form in the Upload section of the online application. The covering letter should outline how you match the criteria for the post and why you are applying for this role. If you upload any additional documents which have not been requested, we will not be able to consider these as part of your application. Please include details of your referees, including email address and phone number, one of which must be your most recent line manager.

Please quote reference RQ36861 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

The University actively supports equality, diversity and inclusion and encourages applications from all sections of society.

The University has a responsibility to ensure that all employees are eligible to live and work in the UK.

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