MRC-University of Glasgow Centre for Virus Research (CVR)
2 Senior Lecturer/Professor Positions
The CVR is a world leading research centre with a collegiate critical mass of scientists dedicated to the multidisciplinary study of viruses and viral diseases.
The CVR is seeking to appoint two Principal Investigators. Successful applicants will lead research programmes supported by the CVR’s quinquennial core award from the UK Medical Research Council (MRC). Appointees will hold the prestigious title MRC Investigator. Candidates will have a strong track record and an internationally competitive research portfolio in any area of virology/ viral disease, complementing and enhancing the current programmes of the CVR in either basic, clinical or translational research.
Appointments will be made at Senior Lecturer or Professorial level depending on experience and track record. We are committed to increasing diversity across the CVR community, including equitable representation of men and women at all career stages. We encourage applications from women, from minority ethnic groups and from those with non-standard career paths.
At the CVR, we pride ourselves in our collegiate and collaborative approach and our nurturing and supportive environment. You will also benefit from a competitive reward package, a wide range of staff benefits, family friendly initiatives, flexible working and much more. The CVR has state-of-the-art facilities including biocontainment suites, insectaries, cryo-electron microscopy, imaging, high-throughput screening, next generation sequencing and high performance computer clusters. The CVR is located in the picturesque Garscube Estate in Glasgow, the largest city in Scotland and the third largest in the UK.
Glasgow has recently been named the top cultural and creative centre in the UK in a European Commission report. The same study rated Glasgow as the top city in Europe for openness, tolerance and trust. In addition, the New York Times ranked Glasgow in the top 10 cities to visit worldwide in 2018. The University of Glasgow has recently been named University of the Year at the Times Higher Education Awards 2020.
Informal enquiries should be directed to the Chair of the Search Committee, Prof David Bhella.
For further details and to submit an electronic application online visit and look for Job Reference number: 046865. Closing date Monday 1st February 2021.
It is the University of Glasgow’s mission to foster an inclusive climate, which ensures equality in our working,
learning, research and teaching environment. We strongly endorse the principles of Athena SWAN, including a supportive and flexible working environment, with commitment from all levels of the organisation in promoting gender equity.
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