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Lord Kelvin / Adam Smith Readership (Associate Professor) Scheme

University of Glasgow

The University of Glasgow is continuing to grow its global reputation for world-changing research. As part of our investment in research excellence, we now have exciting opportunities for outstanding researchers who are starting their first academic position.

Through our flagship Lord Kelvin / Adam Smith (LKAS) Readership (Associate Professor) Scheme, we are inviting applications from researchers with the drive and ambition to become our future research leaders. Qualifying candidates should have completed one or more competitively awarded external fellowships, and must meet a range of essential minimum criteria.

Successful applicants will be appointed to a Research & Teaching contract at Reader Grade 9, and external candidates will be offered a generous start-up package. For further details, please see the candidate flipbook at or the LKAS Readership (Associate Professor) webpage at

LKAS Fellowships and Professorial Appointments

The University also has opportunities for talented researchers, from any discipline, who are either establishing their independent research career (LKAS Fellowships) or who are global leaders in their field (LKAS Professorial Appointments).

LKAS Fellowships

The University offers attractive terms to researchers who are applying for externally funded fellowships or who would like to transfer their fellowship to the University. For more information, see

LKAS Professorial Appointments

We also welcome senior researchers with world-leading reputations in their respective fields who wish to bring their activities to the University. Further information can be found at

The University is in the middle of a £1 billion campus redevelopment project that will transform our environment by embedding new technologies and changing the way we work, to enhance both our staff and student experience.

Join us at the University of Glasgow to inspire world-changing research.

The closing date for applications to the Readership Scheme is 14 January 2019. To apply, please visit and search ref. 023685. The Fellowship and Professorial appointments have no fixed closing dates for notes of interest.

The University of Glasgow, charity number SC004401

Location: Glasgow
Salary: £51,630 to £58,089
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent, Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 6th December 2018
Closes: 14th January 2019
Job Ref: 023685
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