Associate Professorship of Neuroscience

Vacancy Reference Number
Closing Date
24 May 2021
£48,114 - £64,605 p.a.
University of Oxford

Job Details

Applications are invited for an Associate Professorship of Neuroscience based at the Department of Physiology, Anatomy and Genetics, Parks Road, Oxford, with effect from as soon as possible. The successful candidate will be appointed to a Tutorial Fellowship in Pre-clinical Medicine at St Peter’s College and will be a Trustee and member of its Governing Body. The successful candidate will also be appointed as a College Lecturer at Oriel College.

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. They will be expected to secure significant external funding, to manage research projects, and to disseminate their research through publication in scholarly journals, participation in international conferences and seminars, and through other media.

The successful candidate will contribute to the department’s teaching of Neuroscience 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 (Neuroscience), as well as delivering college teaching and tutorials.

Person Criteria

You should have a higher degree (DPhil/PhD) in a relevant area of research; and show evidence of excellence in undergraduate and graduate teaching, supervision and research training. You will show evidence of substantial independent research accomplishment and a strong publication record commensurate with working in a world-leading department, 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 the full range of administrative duties within the department and the colleges, and to undertake tutorial teaching and the pastoral care of students of each college.

How to Apply

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  visit:

Contact Details

Professor David Paterson: