Department of oncology oxford

PLEASE NOTE: This vacancy is now CLOSED

Consultant Radiologist Department of Oncology, University of Oxford

Closing date 30th April 2020

Salary £79,860-£107,668 p.a.

We are currently recruiting for a senior clinical researcher in radiology. The 10 PA post will be based within the University of Oxford, with an honorary contract held with Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (OUHFT). The postholder will split their time equally between undertaking clinical (or laboratory) based radiology research at the University of Oxford, and clinical duties for OUHFT. They will be expected to develop research collaborations with other clinicians and scientists as well as develop their own research interests, leading to high-impact publications and successful grant applications.

Oxford University is part of a £10M Cancer Research UK (CRUK) funded ‘National Cancer Imaging Translational Accelerator’ (NCITA) project that brings together seven of the leading cancer imaging centres to address the gaps in translating imaging biomarkers into clinical practice. The successful postholder will support NCITA’s activities including the local implementation of multi-centre trials led by other NCITA partners (Cambridge, Imperial, ICR, KCL, Manchester, and UCL).

The post will be based at the University of Oxford, Old Road Campus Research Building, Oxford, but the postholder may be required to work in any of the Oxford University Hospitals or Oxford University locations.

The Department of Oncology has significant pre-clinical facilities and expertise including small-animal PET, SPECT, CT and MRI. We have recently established a Radiopharmacy and radiochemistry core ( which will provide PET radiopharmaceuticals for pre-clinical and clinical studies.

It is expected that the postholder will have a sub-specialty interest in an area relevant to cancer imaging (such as PET-CT or MRI,) and that this will be complimentary to their research expertise. The details of the clinical job plan will be agreed with the successful candidate upon appointment, but will include a total of 5 PAs of which 1.5 will be for SPA activity (0.5 of which would be for an agreed role in the Trust). The candidate will have the option to participate in the on call rota (currently a 1 in 10).

The postholder will have a primary medical degree (e.g. MBBS, BMBS, MBchB or equivalent qualification), Parts A and B of final FRCR examination or (equivalent qualification) as well as an MD or PhD/DPhil in a relevant area.

Full and specialist registration and a licence to practise with the General Medical Council or to be eligible for registration within 6 months of interview.

If the applicant is UK trained they must hold a certificate of completion of training (CCT), or be within 6 months of award of a CCT by the date of the interview. If the applicant is non-UK trained, they will be required to show evidence of equivalence to the UK CCT.

This is a full-time post and is offered for 3 years in the first instance.

Potential applicants are encouraged to contact either Geoff Higgins ( or Fiona MacLeod ( for an informal discussion. All applicants must complete an application form and upload a CV and supporting statement.

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