|Placed On:||16th August 2022|
|Closes:||15th November 2022|
Department/Location: Department of Clinical Neurosciences, Cambridge
The Board of Electors to the Van Geest Professorship and the Directorship of the UK Dementia Research Institute at Cambridge invites applications from individuals known internationally for their research record studying the molecular mechanisms of neurodegeneration with a view to developing new treatments for dementia and related disorders. We encourage both non-clinical and clinically qualified individuals to apply.
Cambridge is host to a UK Dementia Research Institute centre. The successful candidate is expected to become the Director of this world class neurodegenerative diseases research group https://ukdri.ac.uk/centres/cambridge and to join the UK DRI national leadership team. The Centre Director will receive significant core funding to support their personal research programme and will oversee funding to support the Centre's wider activities.
We are seeking candidates who have:
The University and the UK DRI are actively seeking to increase diversity among their research communities, including an equitable representation of men and women at senior research leadership level. We therefore especially encourage applications from women, from black and black British ethnic groups, from Asian and minority ethnic groups and from those with non-standard career paths. Appointment will be made on merit. We are open to considering flexible and part-time working arrangements.
The successful candidate will be expected to fulfil standard professorial duties include teaching and research, examining, supervision and administration. A competitive salary will be offered.
To apply online for this vacancy and to view further information about the role, please visit: http://www.jobs.cam.ac.uk/job/36536.
Further information is available at: http://www.hr.admin.cam.ac.uk/professorships or contact the Human Resources, University Offices, The Old Schools, Cambridge, CB2 1TT, (email: email@example.com).
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 15 November 2022.
Informal enquiries may be directed to Professor Patrick Chinnery, Convenor of Board of Electors and Head of Department of Clinical Neurosciences: firstname.lastname@example.org, to Professor Bart De Strooper, Director of the UK DRI: email@example.com or to Professor Maria Spillantini, Professor of Molecular Neurology in the Department of Clinical Neurosciences: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please quote reference ZE32736 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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