Associate Professor of Neuroscience

University of Oxford

The Department of Physiology, Anatomy and Genetics (DPAG), and Pembroke College are seeking to appoint a full-time Associate Professor of Neuroscience with a focus on research on vision, to commence employment as soon as possible. This is a joint appointment: you will be a member of DPAG as well as a Tutorial Fellow at Pembroke College. The role will involve undertaking independent research, undergraduate and graduate teaching, and graduate supervision. It will also encompass administrative and pastoral duties for the department and college.

DPAG is part of the University’s Medical Sciences Division and holds a world leading position in the QS World University Rankings. As Associate Professor, you will be expected to carry out high level original and independent research in an area complementary to the Department’s research Centre for Integrative Neuroscience. The main duties of this post will be to undertake discovery science, secure external funding to prosecute an independent research programme and educate undergraduate and post graduate students. You will have an ability to contribute to the teaching and training of pre-clinical students studying for the degree of Bachelor of Medicine for the Department and College, and of non-medical students studying the Biomedical Sciences degree course.

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 have a commitment to the organisation and delivery of teaching. 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 should also have the ability and willingness to undertake a proportionate share of administrative duties within the Department and the College, and a commitment to the academic and pastoral support of students.

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 ‘Apply’ link herein.

The closing date for applications is 12.00 noon onWednesday 15th March 2023. Interviews for shortlisted candidates are anticipated to take place on the 4th and 5th May 2023.  

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

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