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The Cancer Research UK Edinburgh Centre is part of the MRC Institute of Genetic and Molecular Medicine (IGMM) at the University of Edinburgh. A summary of current IGMM vacancies is also provided below. Queries can be directed to the contact provided within the job vacancy or email IGMM Human Resources:

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Charles and Ethel Barr Chair of Cancer Research (Vacancy ref: 041606)

Centre Name: Cancer Research UK Edinburgh Centre at the University of Edinburgh

Closing date: 24 Novemeber 2017

Overview: The successful candidate will be appointed to a Chair in Cancer Research and is expected to play a major scientific leadership role as scientific co-Director of the Cancer Research UK (CRUK) Edinburgh Centre, within the MRC Institute of Genetics and Molecular Medicine (IGMM). The successful applicant will be an outstanding cancer research scientist, with a proven track record of attracting substantial research funding and of making major contributions to their field. The appointee will complement, and enhance, the considerable existing cancer biology/genetics strengths in Edinburgh, including (but not restricted to) the following areas: cancer genetics or genomics, cancer data science, stem cells and the cancer niche, signal transduction, biological mechanisms, cancer modelling, cancer drug discovery, lifestyle, risk and prevention, early diagnosis and stratification for prevention and therapy.

Salary: To be determined

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