Prendergast Professor of Immuno-oncology (2023)

Updated: about 1 year ago
Location: Ireland,
Job Type: FullTime
Deadline: 07 Jun 2023

The Trinity St James Cancer Institute (TSJCI), Trinity College Dublin (TCD), the University of Dublin, and St James’s Hospital (SJH) seek to appoint a Professor of Clinical Immuno-oncology/Consultant Medical Oncologist.

The post will be based at both St James’s Hospital and Trinity College Dublin. This post will be located in the TSJCI, reporting to the Head of School of Medicine and co-directors of the TSJCI and clinically to the Clinical Director of the Haematology, Oncology, Palliative Care and Psychological Medicine (HOPe) Directorate at SJH.

TSJCI was established in 2014 as a collaborative project of St James’s Hospital, Ireland’s largest hospital and Trinity College Dublin, its premier university and collaborates with a wide range of partners including the St Luke’s Radiation Oncology Network (SLRON), Children’s Health Ireland (CHI), the National Cancer Control Programme (NCCP), Cancer Trials Ireland (CTI) and the Irish Cancer Society (ICS).  It is formally constituted under a memorandum of understanding between the two institutions and governed by a board with an independent chair.  In 2019, TSJCI was designated as a Cancer Centre by the Organization of European Cancer Institutes (OECI), the first of its kind in Ireland.  In 2022, TSJCI entered into partnership with the ICS, recognising the importance of ensuring the patient is at the heart of all we do. 

Post status: Permanent Contract (Full time).

Hours of Post: Hours of work for academic staff are those as prescribed under Public Service Agreements. For further information please following link below: http://www.tcd.ie/hr/assets/pdf/academic-hours-public-service-agreement.pdf .

Salary: Appointment will be made on HSE scale at a point in line with Government Pay Policy

How to apply: Applicants should provide the following information when applying for the position

  • A comprehensive curriculum vitae, including a full list of publications.
  • The names and contact details (i.e. addresses, e-mail, etc.) of three referees.
  • A research plan (summarising research to be carried out in the next two years and including details of funding to be sought - 2 pages) and;
  • A teaching statement (summarising teaching experience and approach – 2 pages).
  • Brief description of the applicants vision for development of immune-oncology at TSJCI (1 page).
  • Applicants who do not address the application requirements above will not be considered at the short list stage.

    Applicants should note that the interview process for this appointment will include the delivery of a presentation.

    Applications must be submitted by the closing date specified through eRecruitment, which can be accessed by clicking 'Apply' above.

    Any Applications which are still in progress at the closing time on the specified closing date will be cancelled automatically by the system.

    In the interest of fairness to all applicants, no late applications will be accepted.

     Informal enquiries about this post should be made to Professor Maeve Lowery, [email protected] or to  Dr. John Cooney, Clinical Director, HOPe Directorate, SJH [email protected]

     Application queries about this post, please email Senior Appointments at  [email protected] .



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