Professorship of Clinical Microbiology

University of Cambridge - Department of Medicine

The Board of Electors to the Professorship of Clinical Microbiology invite applications for this Professorship. The successful candidate will have an outstanding research record of international stature in any aspect of microbiology or infectious diseases broadly construed. They will have the vision, leadership, experience and enthusiasm to build on current strengths in maintaining and developing a leading research presence in the field. Applicants will be clinically qualified in any area of medicine, provided their focus is on infectious disease. They will be, or will be able to become, registered to practice in the UK and contribute to an appropriate NHS clinical service. The successful applicant will joining a strategically expanding team of outstanding scientists and clinicians working in immunity and infection, and housed in new state-of-the-art laboratory facilities at the heart of the Cambridge Biomedical Campus.

The post will have a primary focus on research, with additional standard professorial duties including contribution to clinical service delivery and teaching.

To apply online for this vacancy and to view further information about the role, please visit: This will take you to the role on the University’s Job Opportunities pages. There you will need to click on the 'Apply online' button and register an account with the University's Web Recruitment System (if you have not already) and log in before completing the online application form.

Further information is available at: or contact the Human Resources Division, University Offices, The Old Schools, Cambridge, CB2 1TT, (email:

Applications, consisting of a letter of application, a statement of current and future research plans, a curriculum vitae and a publications list, along with details of three referees should be made online no later than 5 April 2018.

Informal enquiries may be directed to Professors Ken Smith and Gordon Dougan, e-mail, telephone 01223 336849.

Please quote reference RC14556 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

The University values diversity and is committed to equality of opportunity.

The University has a responsibility to ensure that all employees are eligible to live and work in the UK.

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