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GlaxoSmithKline Professorship of Microbial Pathogenesis

University of Cambridge - Department of Medicine

Location: Cambridge
Salary: Competitive
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 16th September 2021
Closes: 29th October 2021
Job Ref: RC28169

The Board of Electors to the the GlaxoSmithKline Professorship of Microbial Pathogenesis invite applications for this Professorship from persons whose work falls within the general field of the Professorship, to take up appointment as soon as possible, on a date to be agreed with the Board of Electors.

Candidates will have an outstanding research record of international stature in microbial pathogenesis and the vision, leadership, experience and enthusiasm to build on current strengths in maintaining and developing a leading research presence.  They will hold a PhD or equivalent postgraduate qualification.

Standard professorial duties include teaching and research, examining, supervision and administration.  The Professor will be based at the new Cambridge Institute of Therapeutic Immunology and Infectious Disease (CITIID) on the Cambridge Biomedical Campus.  A competitive salary will be offered.

To apply online for this vacancy and to view further information about the role, please visit :

Further information is available at:

or contact the Human Resources, 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 29 October 2021.

Informal enquiries may be directed to Professor Paul Lehner ( and Doctor Steve Baker ( at the Department of Medicine in the first instance.

Please quote reference RC28169 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

The University actively supports equality, diversity and inclusion and encourages applications from all sections of society.

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

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