Professor in Mucosal Immunology

University of Glasgow - RI Infection, Immunity and Inflammation

Job Purpose

The post holder will lead and undertake world-class research consistent with the research strategy of the Institute and College. The post holder will build an internationally competitive and externally grant funded research program, publishing high impact research papers, presenting at international meetings/symposia, and participating in review and advisory groups and panels. In addition, the post holder will supervise and teach students at undergraduate and postgraduate level, supervise post-doctoral researchers, lead on curriculum development, and undertake appropriate administration as requested by the Director of Institute. The post holder will contribute to business developments and public policy debates concerned with the subject specialism.

The postholder will be of international standing with an appropriate record of academic achievement in Mucosal Immunology.

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.

This post is full time and open ended.

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

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. 

Vacancy Ref: 019589; Closing date: 7 January 2018.

It is the University of Glasgow’s mission to foster an inclusive climate, which ensures equality in our working, learning, research and teaching environment.

We strongly endorse the principles of Athena SWAN, including a supportive and flexible working environment, with commitment from all levels of the organisation in promoting gender equity.

The University of Glasgow, charity number SC004401.

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