2 x Research Professors in Genome Stability

EmployerUniversity of Sussex
Published13 February 2017
Closing Date5 March 2017
WorkplaceBrighton, South East England, UK
CategoryLife Sciences


2 x Research Professors in Genome Stability Ref 1567

School of Life Sciences – Genome Damage and Stability Centre

Full time, Permanent
Professorial Salary is determined by negotiation

Closing date for applications is: 5 March 2017. Applications should be received by midnight on the closing date.
Interview date:
10 April 2017


The Genome Damage and Stability Centre (GDSC) at the School of Life Sciences , University of Sussex seeks to make two Research Professor appointments in the area of Genome Stability.

We seek outstanding individuals with an established reputation who will build an internationally-recognised research programme that complements existing activities in the GDSC and the School of Life Sciences.

The GDSC is a research-focused grouping of ~16 laboratories with an outstanding international reputation in the causes, consequences and prevention of genomic instability.

The School of Life Sciences has an impressive research profile across a broad range of research, with clear strengths in Genome Stability, Drug Discovery, Neuroscience, Evolutionary Biology and Conservation Biology.

The School of Life Sciences is at the forefront of research in the biological sciences in the UK, coming in the top 10 in the REF 2014.

Potential candidates should make informal contact with:

  • the Director and / or Deputy Director of the Genome Damage and Stability Centre (Professor Antony Carr: a.m.carr [at] sussex[.]ac[.]uk and Professor Keith Caldecott: k.w.caldecott [at] sussex[.]ac[.]uk)
  • the Head of the School of Life Sciences (Professor Laurence Pearl Laurence.pearl [at] sussex[.]ac[.]uk).

We are committed to equality and valuing diversity, and currently hold an Athena SWAN Silver Award.

Applications are particularly welcomed from women and black and minority ethnic candidates.

The School of Life Sciences welcomes applications to academic posts from candidates who wish to work part-time or as job-sharers.

The University offers various schemes to provide real benefits to parents .

Download Ref 1567 Further particulars including person specification [PDF 188.09KB]

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Terms and conditions

Research Faculty Terms and Conditions SUMMARY [DOC 36.00KB]


To apply, you must send your completed application form, a full CV and a statement of research interests and aspirations (not more than four pages).

Download our application form - academic post [DOC 301.50KB]

For Clinical Academic applications, you need to submit your application documents by both email and by post. You must:

  • email your completed application documents to lifescirecruitment [at] sussex[.]ac[.]uk
  • post your completed application documents to Human Resources Division, Sussex House, University of Sussex, Falmer, Brighton, BN1 9RH.

When you email your application, use the following format in the ’subject’ line: post reference number / post title / your name.

If you are applying for more than one post advertised by the University, please send a separate email and application form for each post.

You should attached your completed application form and any other documents directly to the email rather than using a web-based upload / weblink service (e.g. SkyDrive) otherwise we may not receive your application due to incompatibility with our email software.

Web www.sussex.ac.uk/about/jobs/1567
In your application, please refer to myScience.org.uk
and reference  JobID 107345.