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Professorship of Clinical Microbiology

The Board of Electors, to the Professorship of Clinical Microbiology, invite applications for this Professorship. The successful candidate will have an outstanding research record of international stature in any aspect of microbiology broadly construed. They will have the vision, leadership, experience and enthusiasm to build on current strengths in maintaining and developing a leading research presence in the field. Applicants will be clinically qualified and able to contribute to the NHS Medical Microbiology service, joining a team of outstanding clinicians and scientists working in complementary areas.

Standard professorial duties include research, contribution to clinical service delivery, teaching, examining, supervision and administration. The Professor will be based on the Cambridge Biomedical Campus. A competitive salary will be offered.

To apply online for this vacancy, please click on the 'Apply' button below. This will route you to the University's Web Recruitment System, where you will need to register an account (if you have not already) and log in before completing the online application form.

Further information is available at: or contact the Human Resources Division, University Offices, The Old Schools, Cambridge, CB2 1TT, (email:

Applications, consisting of a letter of application, a statement of current and future research plans, a curriculum vitae and a publications list, along with details of three referees should be made online no later than 28 February 2018.

Informal enquiries may be directed to Professors Ken Smith and Gordon Dougan, e-mail, telephone 01223 336849.

Please quote reference RC14556 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

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