Chair/Reader/Senior Lecturer/Honorary Consultant in Immunology

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Chair/Reader/Senior Lecturer/Honorary Consultant in Immunology

UCL Division of Infection and Immunity
Research Department of Immunology
Chair/Reader/Senior Lecturer/Honorary Consultant in Immunology
The Institute of Immunity, Infection and Transplantation invites applications from outstanding clinician scientists to lead an innovative research programme to study cellular, molecular and genetic aspects of the immune defects, and provide first class clinical care for patients suffering from immunodeficiency and
related conditions. The Institute aims to combine excellence in research and clinical care, and provide patients with access to cutting edge studies and novel therapies.
This post will be based in the Institute of Immunity, Infection and Transplantation, which is a new strategic initiative at the Royal Free Campus creating state-of-the-art research and clinical facilities to promote high quality translational research for the benefit of patients locally and globally. The Institute at the Royal Free Campus has strong links with the Institute of Child Health and Great Ormond Street Hospital, which is formalised in the joint Centre of Primary
Immunodeficiency (http://www.centreforimmunodeficiency.com) to co-ordinate research and clinical management in children and adults. Recently, this joint Centre has been awarded funding from the Jeffrey Modell Foundation (JMF) for excellence in primary immunodeficiency. The post holder will lead and further strengthen the interactions with JMF and with Great Ormond Street.
The appointment will be full time and within the UCL academic consultant pay scale – from £74,504 – £100,446 per annum, inclusive of London Allowance.
This is a tenured post that is jointly funded by UCL and the Royal Free Hampstead NHS Trust.
The post holder will play a key role in achieving the following strategic goals of UCL and the NHS Trust:
a) Lead research projects to uncover disease mechanisms and develop novel therapy options.
b) Lead an outstanding translational research programme in clinical immunology in adolescents and adults.
c) Deliver excellent teaching for junior and senior clinicians and scientists.
d) Be actively involved in the delivery of the immunology services at the Royal Free Hospital.
Candidates will have a medical degree and a higher academic degree eg. MD/MS or PhD or evidence of an equivalent level of attainment in research publications. MRCP (or equivalent) and/or FRCPath (or equivalent) is essential. The successful applicant will be in possession of CCT in Immunology or equivalent area or be within six months of obtaining CCT at the time of interview. GMC registration and entry on the GNC Specialist Register is essential.
If you would like to have more information please contact the Head of the Department of Immunology, Professor Hans Stauss (h.stauss@ucl.ac.uk). Any queries regarding the application process, please contact Samantha Photiades (s.photiades@ucl.ac.uk).
A job description and application form may be obtained through the Divisional website: http://www.ucl.ac.uk/infection-immunity/vacancies.
We particularly welcome female applicants and those from an ethnic minority, as they are under-represented within University College London at this level.
Deadline : 4th May 2012

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