Director of the MRC Molecular Haematology Unit
The role of Director of the MRC Molecular Haematology Unit offers an exciting opportunity for an inspiring academic leader to set the Unit’s future scientific agenda and develop the excellent training environment that the Unit already provides. The Unit Director will be expected to maintain their own internationally leading scientific programme within the Unit whilst managing and motivating others to deliver outstanding research.
Located within the MRC Weatherall Institute of Molecular Medicine (MRC WIMM), with access to state-of-the-art research facilities including genomics, single cell analysis, genome engineering, imaging, computational biology and FACS, the MRC Molecular Haematology Unit is supported by a quinquennial award of some £25m over 5 years from the Medical Research Council.
The successful candidate will be recognised as an internationally leading and innovative scientist of the highest calibre with exceptional leadership and management skills, whose ultimate research goal is to improve human health. S/he will further the development of translational research into human health and will contribute to the environment of academic excellence within the MRC WIMM and the Radcliffe Department of Medicine. The appointee will hold a PhD/DPhil, MD or equivalent with significant post-qualification research experience.
Applications for this vacancy are to be made online. To apply for this role and for further details, including a job description and selection criteria, please visit:
The closing date for this position is 12.00 midday on Monday 3rd December 2018.
Applicants for this position may also be interested in applying for the role of Director of the MRC Weatherall Institute of Molecular Medicine which is also being advertised here and can be held in conjunction with the position of Unit Director.
Applications are particularly welcome from women and black and minority ethnic candidates, who are under-represented in academic posts in Oxford.
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