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Professor/Reader in Digital Pathology

Department: Barts Cancer Institute
Salary: The salary will be commensurate with skills and experience on the Grade 7 or 8 scale
Reference: QMUL28520
Location: Charterhouse Square
Date posted: 22 November 2022
Closing date: 8 January 2023

Further details and apply


About the Role

Applications are sought for a senior academic to join the Barts Cancer Institute in the Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry. The post holder will lead a multidisciplinary research programme and implement an artificial intelligence framework for a comprehensive integrated radiological/histological, clinical and molecular analysis to aid advanced diagnostics, prognostics and therapy. This is one of three professorial positions, funded with a generous package of support by Barts Charity, as part of a strategic initiative by the University and Barts Life Sciences.

About You

You will be a scholar with an established international scientific reputation in this field. You will have a significant track-record of high-quality research, evidenced by publication in internationally renowned journals, and be capable of teaching the subject to undergraduate and postgraduate students from a wide range of backgrounds.

You will hold a PhD in a relevant field, with research expertise in the field of Digital Pathology and Image Analytics including publications in internationally renowned journals. A successful track record of grant funding from research councils and other sources plus excellent teaching skills are essential.

About the Institute

Barts Cancer Research UK Centre (BCC) is part of a nationwide network of 15 Cancer Research UK Centres, and the major CRUK City of London Centre. Our vision is to focus on the application and translation of our research to the clinic, whilst continuing to conduct cutting edge, fundamental research to understand the mechanisms as well as the epidemiology, screening and prevention of cancer.

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, we continue to live and breathe this spirit today, because it helps us achieve and the intellectual brilliance it delivers.


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 Charterhouse Campus in London. It is full time, permanent appointment. The salary will be commensurate with skills and experience and on the Grade 7 or 8 scale

 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.

We particularly welcome applications from people who identify as Women, Black, Asian or Minority Ethnic groups as these groups are underrepresented at this level at Queen Mary.

Informal enquiries are welcomed and should be addressed to Professor Claude Chelala or Professor Nicholas Lemoine

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

The closing date for applications is 08 January 2023.

Interviews are expected to be held shortly thereafter.

Valuing Diversity & Committed to Equality

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