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Associate Professor

University of Southampton - Allergy and Inflammation Research

Location: Southampton
Salary: £50,132 to £63,011 per annum
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 19th February 2019
Closes: 15th April 2019
Job Ref: 1102019FC

Location:  Southampton General Hospital

Interview Date:   To be confirmed

The University of Southampton invites applications for an Associate Professor to lead basic science within the Primary Ciliary Dyskinesia (PCD) research group. This exciting new post crosses traditional discipline boundaries; you will create a compelling research agenda to complement the existing clinical and translational PCD research programme, whilst working closely with the clinical lead to support the PCD Diagnostic scientists, researchers and students. Close contact with clinical researchers and diagnostic scientists ensures a regular pipeline of clinical samples with linked data from patients with PCD and other lung diseases.

Applications are welcomed from researchers with relevant academic interests (for example, epithelial cell biology, molecular science, models, imaging).  Existing knowledge of cilia or diagnostics is preferred, but is not essential.

The successful applicant will be a visionary and collaborative leader. They will have a track record of independent research and securing external funding. They will join a team which delivers world leading translational and clinical PCD research in collaboration with its European and Global networks. Outstanding research resources are available through the Southampton NIHR Biomedical Research Centre, NIHR Wellcome Trust Clinical Research Facility and Biomedical Imaging Unit.

Informal enquiries are invited with Professor Jane Lucas:

Application procedure:

You should submit your completed online application form at The application deadline will be midnight on the closing date stated above. If you need any assistance, please call Georgie Warren (Recruitment Team) on +44 (0) 23 8059 7749.

The Faculty of Medicine holds an Athena SWAN Silver Award demonstrating commitment to equal opportunities and gender balance in the workplace. The Faculty recognises that applicants may seek flexible working patterns which will be considered as part of the recruitment process. For further information including key benefits designed to help maintain and support employees' well-being and work-life balance, please see our working with us website pages.

Further details: We aim to be an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all sections of the community. Please note that applications from agencies will not be accepted unless indicated in the job advert.

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