Professor/Associate Professor in Computational Biology

Professor/Associate Professor in Computational Biology

University College London (UCL)

London, United Kingdom

UCL Cancer Institute
Research Department of Pathology

Professor/Associate Professor in Computational Biology

Full Time :

The appointment will be on UCL Grade Professorial. The salary range will be Grade 9 £56,266 £61,181 per annum; at Professorial level the salary is negotiable, inclusive of London Allowance.

Applications are invited for a Professor in Computational Biology, from individuals with an exceptional international research profile in relation to career stage. We are seeking a candidate with an established track record in grant funding and high-quality publications whose research agenda will attract broad-ranging high-level collaborations within the wide community of UCL and beyond, and thereby strengthen UCL’s reputation internationally as a leader in the field.

The post-holder will be expected to raise external funds to support their research programme, and any postdoctoral research staff and PhD students, and to contribute to research-led teaching via the development of specialised content for postgraduate and doctoral level professional degrees. The postholder will also be expected to take an active role in knowledge exchange activities, and in shaping the future research and teaching strategy of the Research Department of Pathology and the UCL Cancer Institute.

The candidate will have an exceptional international research profile in relation to career stage and will be highly committed to using computational biology techniques to study in situ tumour heterogeneity and the microenvironment. A candidate will have an excellent track record of high-impact peer reviewed publications and research funding in relation to career stage and will contribute to all aspect of the academic life of the Institute, the Faculty and the College.

For further details about the vacancy and how to apply online please go to and search on Reference Number 1765371.

If you wish to have an informal and confidential discussion about your suitability for this post, and/or the duties attached to it, please contact Professor Adrienne Flanagan .

Application Procedure:
Applications for the positions should be made online at . In addition to completing the online application form, candidates should upload the following supplementary documentation:

  • A curriculum vitae (including list of publications).
  • A letter of application explaining your interest in the post (1 page maximum).
  • A statement detailing your research achievements to date, and your research plans over the next 12-24 months (1 page maximum).
  • The names and addresses of three referees who are experts in the field (including at least one referee based outside the candidate’s country of residence).
  • Details of current salary.

Please note the online system will accept up to two attachments, so the documents should be merged. If you have difficulty uploading any documents please send these instead to Manuela Rossini, CI HR Manager, .

Closing Date: 25 November 2018.

Latest time for the submission of applications: 23:59.

Interview Date: Interviews will take place on 4th and/or on 5th December 2018.

We particularly welcome female applicants and those from an ethnic minority, as they are under-represented within UCL at this level.

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We will consider applications to work on a part-time, flexible and job share basis wherever possible.

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