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Marks and Spencer Professorship of Farm Animal Health, Food Science And Safety

The Board of Electors to the Marks and Spencer Professorship of Farm Animal Health, Food Science and Safety invite applications for this Professorship from persons whose work is broadly connected with veterinary public health or food hygiene (including pathogen biology and host-pathogen interactions) to take up appointment on 1 October 2019 or as soon as possible thereafter.

Candidates will be internationally recognised in their field with an outstanding research track record. The candidate will have the vision, leadership, and enthusiasm to build and develop the type of leading research program commensurate with a research chair at the University of Cambridge.

Professorial duties include teaching, research, examining, supervision of graduate students and administration at both a departmental and university level. The Professorship will be based in Cambridge. 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, 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 5 November 2018.

Informal enquiries may be directed to Professor James Wood (Convenor of Board of Electors) on

Please quote reference PP16845 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

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