Full Professor / Head of Magnetic Resonance Imaging

Closing Date
8 Jun 2020
a point on the Professorial payscale

OVERVIEW: This is a rare opportunity for an exceptional individual to take a pivotal role in developing magnetic resonance imaging / spectroscopy research at Cardiff University Brain Research Imaging Centre (CUBRIC) - https://www.cardiff.ac.uk/cardiff-university-brain-research-imaging-centre

Part of the School of Psychology and one of Europe’s top facilities for brain imaging research, CUBRIC is housed in a state-of-the-art £44M building. Our mission is to improve our understanding of brain and behaviour in health and disease through advanced imaging and cognitive methods and in doing so we bring together world-leading expertise in brain mapping and physical sciences with the very latest in brain imaging and brain stimulation technologies.

You will lead both an independent research programme and the wider growth of imaging across Cardiff University. You will be a scholar of significant repute with a proven ability, or strong potential, to lead and develop internationally excellent research activity. You will work closely with internationally distinguished groups in CUBRIC.

You should be able to demonstrate an effective collaborative work ethic, the ability to attract independent research grant funding in open competition and a proven track record of high-impact publications.

Having been ranked 2nd in the UK’s REF2014 in Psychology, Psychiatry and Neuroscience, we are committed to building on our existing world-leading research and striving for future, ground-breaking successes. You should possess a track record of international academic excellence, combined with an inspirational and inclusive leadership style and the drive to foster and exploit local, national and international collaborations.

This post is full time (35 hours/week), open ended and available immediately; Salary: a point on the Professorial payscale.

Applying: In advance of submitting a full application, applicants are strongly encouraged to engage in informal discussions with CUBRIC’s Director, Prof Derek Jones (jonesd27@cf.ac.uk). Full details of the required criteria for the position can be found in the job pack online: https://bit.ly/Prof_MRI.

Please note that applications can only be made through the Cardiff University jobs website: http://www.cardiff.ac.uk/jobs

Please submit with your full CV, together with a summary of research interests and career goals, and a clear statement of how you meet each of the essential criteria (and any of the desirable criteria) for the role.

Further Information

Date advert posted: Monday, 27 April 2020. Closing date: Monday, 8 June 2020

Please be aware that Cardiff University reserves the right to close this vacancy early should sufficient applications be received.

Cardiff University is committed to supporting and promoting equality and diversity and to creating an inclusive working environment. We believe this can be achieved through attracting, developing, and retaining a diverse range of staff from many different backgrounds who have the ambition to create a University which seeks to fulfil our social, cultural and economic obligation to Cardiff, Wales, and the world.

In supporting our employees to achieve a balance between their work and their personal lives, we will also consider proposals for flexible working or job share arrangements.

Contact Details

CUBRIC’s Director, Prof Derek Jones (jonesd27@cf.ac.uk)