Senior Lecturer – Cancer Data Science

Swansea University

Salary: Grade 9 £43,414 to £51,805 per annum with USS benefits

Contract Type:  Permanent position. Full time

Location: Swansea University Medical School, Singleton Campus

We are seeking to appoint a highly motivated and enthusiastic Senior Lecturer in Cancer Data Science on an Enhanced Research Academic Career Pathway. This role is part funded by the Health and Care Research Wales funded Wales Cancer Research Centre in the first instance and the post holder will deliver research within the Medical School’s Health Data Science Unit focussing on cancer. The postholders research efforts will align to both the national cancer research strategy for Wales (CReST; including the Cancer Trusted Research Environment Project and those of Health Data Science at Swansea University that includes health services research and clinical trials ( ). They will contribute to teaching and project supervision on programmes such as the MSc Health Data Science ( ) and share organisational and academic administrative responsibilities.

This role provides an exciting opportunity to join Swansea University Medical School, one of the UK’s leading Medical Schools. The Medical School is a progressive, dynamic and aspirational part of the Faculty of Medicine, Health and Life Science located on the Singleton Campus of Swansea University and provides an interdisciplinary approach, educating and training the next generation of doctors, life scientists, and health professionals. It collaborates with the NHS, business and the third sector in a spirit of open innovation and has established itself as a world-class place to learn, research and innovate.  The Medical School ranks top 5 for research quality (REF2021) and is consistently top 5 in various subject-specific teaching league tables. Swansea University has been awarded the UK Government’s Teaching Excellence and Student Outcome Framework (TEF) Gold award to recognise its excellent teaching standards. The Medical School became the first department within the University to achieve an Equality Challenge Unit (ECU) Athena SWAN Charter Silver Award in 2015, and this was re-awarded in 2019 in recognition of its commitment to equality. The University also holds the Athena SWAN Charter Silver Award.

The appointment is subject to the General Terms of Appointment for Academic and related Staff. Further information on the benefits of working in Swansea University is available via the following link: 

The University is committed to supporting and promoting equality and diversity in all of its practices and activities. We aim to establish an inclusive environment and welcome diverse applications from the following protected characteristics: age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race (including colour, nationality, ethnic and national origin), religion or belief, sex, sexual orientation.

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