Senior Lecturer/Professor in Squamous Cell Carcinogenesis
Queen Mary University of London Centre for Immunobiology and Regenerative Medicine
United Kingdom

Senior Lecturer or Professor in Squamous Cell Carcinogenesis

Department: Centre for Immunobiology and Regenerative Medicine, Institute of Dentistry
Salary: £56,678 - £77,865
Reference: QMUL27164
Location: Whitechapel
Date posted: 17 January 2022
Closing date: 16 February 2022


About the Role

At Barts and the London School of Medicine, Queen Mary University of London, we have been very fortunate to obtain significant funding from the Barts Charity to form a Centre of Excellence for Squamous Cancer bringing together researchers especially in the fields of cutaneous; oral (head and neck) and oesophageal squamous cell carcinoma. The funding allows the recruitment of two new group leaders at Senior Lecturer/Professor level to lead new programmes of research in squamous cell carcinogenesis. When apply for the role could you please indicate if you are applying for Professor or Senior Lecturer.

About You

We are looking to recruit excellent established biomedical science researchers in squamous carcinogenesis to join the Centre, which was launched with a virtual symposium on the 28th April 2021 (available on line at The posts are suitable for mid-career academics researchers aspiring to leadership.

About Queen Mary

At Queen Mary University of London, we believe that a diversity of ideas helps us achieve the previously unthinkable.

Throughout our history, we’ve fostered social justice and improved lives through academic excellence. And we continue to live and breathe this spirit today, not because it’s simply ‘the right thing to do’ but for what it helps us achieve and the intellectual brilliance it delivers.

We continue to embrace diversity of thought and opinion in everything we do, in the belief that when views collide, disciplines interact, and perspectives intersect, truly original thought takes form.


We offer competitive salaries, access to a generous pension scheme, 30 days’ leave per annum (pro-rata for part-time/fixed-term), a season ticket loan scheme and access to a comprehensive range of personal and professional development opportunities. In addition, we offer a range of work life balance and family friendly, inclusive employment policies, flexible working arrangements, and campus facilities including an on-site nursery at the Mile End campus.

The post is based at the Whitechapel Campus in London. It is full time 35 hours per week), permanent appointment. The starting salary will be Grade 7 if appointment made at Senior Lecturer level. Professorial appointments will be in the range of £56,678 – £77,865 per annum, inclusive of London Allowance.

Queen Mary’s commitment to our diverse and inclusive community is embedded in our appointments processes. Reasonable adjustments will be made at each stage of the recruitment process for any candidate with a disability. We are open to considering applications from candidates wishing to work flexibly.

Informal enquiries should be addressed to Professor Leigh at

To apply for the role, please click the ‘apply’ button below.

The closing date for applications is 16 February 2022.

Interviews are expected to be held shortly thereafter.

The School of Medicine and Athena SWAN Charter for Women in Science.

The School of Medicine holds a Silver Athena SWAN Award. We are committed to the equality of opportunities and to advancing women’s careers. We have policies to support staff returning from long-term absence, for flexible arrangements for staff with parental responsibilities and for childcare support. As part of the School’s commitment to the Athena SWAN principles we strongly encourage applications from women.

                                       Valuing Diversity & Committed to Equality

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