University of Dundee

Head of Division, Cell Signalling and Immunology

Cell Signalling and Immunology
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Closing Date: 
Monday, July 2, 2018
Competitive Salary

The Division of Cell Signalling and Immunology, within the School of Life Sciences at the University of Dundee, is pleased to announce an exciting opportunity as Head of Division and Professor to join us and lead our world-class research, education and outreach programmes.

The School of Life Sciences includes 80 internationally- recognised research groups across the molecular and cellular life sciences. It was ranked as the top UK University department for Biological Sciences in REF2014 and consistently ranks within the top 10 Institutes world-wide for citations per paper (QS World University Rankings). Our undergraduate teaching is recognised by a TEF Gold award and our degree programmes are all accredited by the Royal Society of Biology. Additionally, our delivery and support for public engagement with research is recognised by a Gold award from the National Coordinating Centre for Public Engagement. The Division of Cell Signalling and Immunology is strongly embedded within this vibrant and collegiate environment and is proud of its supportive ethos and coordinated activities in research, teaching and public engagement.

We seek an internationally recognised academic with an excellent research record in any area of Immunology to lead and develop the Division.  With experience of leading and managing research groups and developing productive partnerships, the ideal candidate with have the opportunity to grow their own research and that of the Division.

To find out more this exciting opportunity, please visit the GatenbySanderson website for further information. For an informal and confidential discussion, please contact our advising consultants at GatenbySanderson, Laura Charrington on 07471 037070 or or Penny Cunningham on 0113 205 6297, or

The diversity of our staff and students helps to make the University of Dundee one of the top universities in the UK. Family friendly policies, staff support networks for BME and LGBT staff, membership of Athena Swan and Stonewall, as well a full range of disability services, create an enjoyable and inclusive place to work.