Professor / Reader

University of Glasgow - RI Cardiovascular and Medicinal Sciences

Job Purpose

The College of Medical, Veterinary and Life Sciences is seeking to appoint an internationally recognised Professor or Reader (Non Clinical) to conduct and lead on world-class cardiovascular research consistent with the research strategy of the Institute of Cardiovascular and Medical Life Sciences.

The post is aimed at basic or translational researchers with expertise in cardiac, vascular or metabolic sciences relevant to cardiovascular disease and associated conditions, including diabetes, stroke and kidney disease. The successful applicant will already lead (or will build) an internationally competitive and externally grant-funded research programme, publish in high impact journals, present at international meetings/symposia and participate in grant review and advisory and panels.

In addition, the post holder will work with the leadership of the Institute to ensure strong strategic direction. While research is priority, the post-holder will also contribute to supervision and teaching of students at undergraduate, graduate and postgraduate levels and will have input to curriculum development. There will also be some administrative duties, as requested by the Director of Institute.

Standard Terms & Conditions

The appointment will be subject to the whole powers and conditions of any Act of Parliament, Ordinances, and Law affecting the University. The appointment is a whole-time appointment, the Professor undertaking to accept paid outside work only with the prior consent of the University Court. This provision does not apply to examinerships and such other appointments as are incidental to the ordinary course of University business

Salary will be within the professorial range and subject to negotiation.

Salary for Reader will be within, grade 9, £49,772 - £55,998 per annum.

The successful applicant will be eligible to join the Universities' Superannuation Scheme. Further information regarding this scheme is available from the Superannuation Officer, who is also prepared to advise on questions relating to the transfer of superannuation benefits.

All research and related activities, including grants, donations, clinical trials, contract research, consultancy and commercialisation are required to be managed through the University's relevant processes (e.g. contractual and financial), in accordance with the University Court's policies.

Relocation assistance will be provided where appropriate.

Details of three referees should be included on the applicant information form – referees will be contacted for all short listed applicants.

Vacancy reference: 014843.

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