Group Leader in Cancer Research

Country: Norway;

City: Oslo

Vacancy added: 02.12.2015

Employer: ESMO - European Society for Medical Oncology

Vacancy type: PhD position; PostDoc vacancy;

For whom: For researchers;

Resumes due: 30.12.2015


ICR is seeking a new outstanding scientist for the position of Group Leader in cancer research. The candidate needs to have excellence by international standards to contribute to the further development of the Institute, with experience at the group leader or senior project leader level, and with the qualifications to establish a new research group at the Institute. ICR aims to further strengthen excellent basic and translational cancer research. In the initial search for candidates we do not prioritize a particular research field, but want to find the right candidate from the stand point of research track record and personal qualifications. In the evaluation of candidates we will emphasize research experience and production at a high international level, collaborative and strategic abilities, qualities in leadership and the ability to actively contribute to an excellent working environment in the Institute. Candidates with M.Sc. and M.D. backgrounds (providing subsequent Ph.D.) are both welcome to apply. The position is vacant for employment from January 2016 (timing is flexible).

Qualification requirements include a PhD degree or equivalent, relevant post doctoral training in cancer biology and/or medicine, experience in supervision and a high standing track record of scientific publications. Applicants with more than 8 years after their Ph.D. should demonstrate scientific leadership and a record for attracting funding.

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