Associate Professorship of Cellular and Molecular Neuroscience (University of Oxford)

Vacancy Reference Number
143684
Closing Date
20 Jan 2020
Salary
£48,114 to £64,605 p.a. plus a College Housing Allowance of £9,000 per annum and other College benefits
Address
Oxford
Duration
Permanent

Department of Physiology, Anatomy and Genetics, Parks Road in association with St Edmund Hall, Oxford

Combined University and College salary: £48,114 - £64,605 p.a. plus a College Housing Allowance of £9,000 per annum and other College benefits. An allowance of £2,804 p.a. would be made upon award of the title of Full Professor.

Applications are invited for an Associate Professorship of Cellular and Molecular Neuroscience based at the Department of Physiology, Anatomy and Genetics, Parks Road, Oxford, with effect from as soon as possible. The post is in association with a Tutorial Fellowship in Biomedical Sciences at St Edmund Hall. 

The Associate Professor will join a dynamic and collaborative department and will engage in high level original and independent research in an area complementary to the Department’s research strategy in Neuroscience. In particular, we are interested in candidates with a strong publishing history in cellular and molecular neuroscience. Shortlisted candidates would have also demonstrated independence through external fellowships or peer review funding. The main duties of this post will be to undertake discovery science, secure external funding to prosecute an independent research programme and educate undergraduate and postgraduate students. Specifically, they will contribute to the Department’s teaching of Biomedical Sciences to the pre-clinical students studying for the 1st BM and FHS Medical Sciences, and of non-medical students studying the FHS course in Biomedical Sciences, as well as college teaching and tutorials.

You should have a higher degree (DPhil/PhD) in a relevant area of research; show evidence of excellence in undergraduate and graduate teaching, supervision and research training, and a strong demonstrable commitment to the organisation and delivery of teaching in both Department and College. You will show evidence of substantial independent research accomplishment and a strong publication record, as well as evidence of a substantial and realisable research plan which will complement the Department’s research strategy. You should also have the ability and willingness to undertake some administrative duties within the Department and the College, and to undertake teaching in the tutorial context and the pastoral care of students.

The combined college and university salary will be on a scale up to £64,605 p.a. plus a College Housing Allowance of £9,000 p.a. and other College benefits. An allowance of £2,804 p.a. would be made upon award of the title of Full Professor.

Applications for this vacancy are to be made online. To apply for this role and for further details, including the job description and selection criteria, please click on the link below.

The closing date for applications is 12.00 noon on Monday 20 January 2020. Interviews for shortlisted candidates are anticipated to take place at the start of March 2020.

Applications are particularly welcome from women, black and minority ethnic candidates who are under-represented in academic posts in Oxford.

https://my.corehr.com/pls/uoxrecruit/erq_jobspec_version_4.jobspec?p_id=143684

For more information and to apply, please click here. 

Contact Details

Professor David Paterson
01865 282256
david.paterson@dpag.ox.ac.uk