Associate Professor or Professor – Virology 122 views

We are seeking to recruit an established virologist with an outstanding track record in molecular virology research at either the Associate Professor or Professor level, who will be expected to apply for research funding and aim for publication in highimpact journals.

The successful applicant will have a doctoral degree in a relevant field and teaching qualification (or Fellow/ Senior Fellow of HEA), evidence of ability to deliver high quality research-informed teaching, proven ability to obtain research funding from major funders, significant contributions to at least four outputs within the most recent 5 years that are internationally excellent. Those applying for a Professor role will also have experience of leading and managing research teams and substantial evidence of recognition within external research community. Further particulars are included in the job description and shortlisted candidates will be invited to the School to present on their research. 

This full-time post, based in London, is funded for a period of three years from 1st June 2019. The salary will be either on the Academic Pathway Associate Professor Grade 8 scale in the range £55,474 – £63,671 per annum (inclusive of London Weighting) or Professor Band C from £60,166 per annum (inclusive of London Weighting). The post will be subject to the LSHTM terms and conditions of service.  Annual leave entitlement is 30 working days per year, pro rata for part time staff. In addition to this there are discretionary “Director’s Days”. Membership of the Pension Scheme is available. 

Applications should be made online via our website at .  The reference for this post is ITD-DIB-2019-01. Online applications will be accepted by the automated system until 10pm on the closing date. Any queries regarding the application process may be addressed to .

The supporting statement section should set out how your qualifications, experience and training meet each of the selection criteria. Please provide one or more paragraphs addressing each criterion. The supporting statement is an essential part of the selection process and thus a failure to provide this information will mean that the application will not be considered.  An answer to any of the criteria such as “Please see attached CV” will not be considered acceptable.

Please note that if you are shortlisted and are unable to attend on the interview date it may not be possible to offer you an alternative date.

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