Associate Professor of Neuroscience

University of Oxford
Department of Physiology, Anatomy and Genetics
Closing Date
WorkplaceOxford, South East England, UK


Associate Professor of Neuroscience


Grade 10a: 46,336 - 62,219 p.a.

Applications are invited for an Associate Professorship of Neuroscience based at the Department of Physiology, Anatomy and Genetics, Parks Road, Oxford, to start as soon as possible. The post is in association with a Tutorial Fellowship in Pre-clinical Medicine at St Peter’s College and 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. The main duties of this post will be to secure significant external funding and to conduct and manage research projects, through to publication in scholarly journals, participation in international conferences and seminars, and via other media. They will contribute to the Department’s Neuroscience teaching to the pre-clinical students studying for the 1st BM and FHS Medical Sciences, non-medical students studying the FHS course in Biomedical Sciences (Neuroscience), and limited MSc teaching in Neuroscience. The postholder will also contribute to college teaching and tutorials and will be expected to supervise graduate research students.

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 Colleges. 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 will undertake teaching in the tutorial context and contribute to the pastoral care of students. You should also have the ability and willingness to undertake some administrative duties within the Department and the College.

Combined University and College salary: 46,336 - 62,219 p.a., plus a College Housing Allowance of 8,628 p.a. and other College benefits. An allowance of 2,700 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.

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The closing date for applications is 12.00 noon on Friday 28 September 2018. Interviews for shortlisted candidates are anticipated to take place in the week commencing 19 November 2018.

Applications are particularly welcome from women, black and minority ethnic candidates who are underrepresented in academic

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