Professor/Associate Professor of Cancer and Stem Cell Biology [LKCMedicine]

Updated: 2 months ago
Location: Singapore,
Job Type: FullTime
Deadline: 08 Dec 2022

A full-time position at the Lee Kong Chian School of Medicine is open for a Full Professor/Associate Professor of Cancer and Stem Cell Biology. Reporting to the Dean and Vice Dean, Research, the appointee is expected to undertake high quality research in the area of cancer and stem cell biology with a strong translational focus, in line with the research strategy of the School, as well as provide leadership and mentor junior faculty in the cancer and stem cell biology programme. The appointee is also expected to contribute to education commitments, on top of the overarching research strategy and any other duties assigned by the Vice Dean, Research and Dean of LKCMedicine. 

Person Specification: 

  • MBBS/MD and/or PhD 

  • Relevant postdoctoral or clinical experience 

  • Significant experience and outstanding, record of translational research and teaching with a high level of scientific achievement, productivity and impact internationally in the field of cancer and stem cell biology

  • Track record of leadership and driving change 

  • Ability to supervise and mentor junior faculty members, research and clinical staff 

  • Good communication skills, collaborative and able to build and sustain effective working relationships both internally and externally  

  • Recognises the importance of translating research findings into clinical practice and policy 

  • Fully conversant with patient-centred approach to modern medicine and the use of new technologies in both education and patient care 

  • Experience and desire to participate in clinical, postgraduate and undergraduate education and training 

  • Track record of having supervised graduate students to successful completion of PhDs, as main supervisor 

Interested applicants are invited to apply to Associate Professor Andrew Tan, Vice Dean, Faculty Affairs, for the above position with a detailed resume at the link below:

Only shortlisted candidates will be notified. 


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