Reader or Chair -University College London

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Amar Annamalai
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Reader or Chair -University College London

Reader or Chair in (1) Ecology and Biodiversity, (2) Evolutionary and Comparative Biology

UCL Biosciences, Genetics, Evolution and Enviroment

Full Time

The appointment will be on UCL Professorial Grade . The salary range will be Dependent on qualifications and experience. The appointment will be made either on the UCL Reader scale, which is the Grade 9 range of £50,902 - £55,362 per annum, or on the UCL Professorial scale: minimum salary negotiable but not less than £61,960 per annum, inclusive of London Allowance.
We invite applications from world class research scientists in the areas of (1) Ecology and Biodiversity, and (2) Evolutionary and Comparative Biology.

These appointments are part of a major initiative to strengthen and diversify research activity in evolutionary, population and environmental biology in newly refurbished laboratories within UCL.

The successful candidates will be expected to: play a leadership role in this initiative and promote interaction across the diverse disciplines represented in the Department, the Division of Biosciences and across UCL; coordinate efforts to respond to national and international funding initiatives; and develop existing and new postgraduate training programmes and contribute to undergraduate teaching.

For a Chair, he/she is expected to have a continuing track record of external research grant funding over a number of years, and doctoral research supervision. For a Readership, he/she is expected to have past success in obtaining external funding and experience of doctoral research supervision.

At either level, candidates are also expected to have a track record in publishing high impact original research articles, experience of teaching at undergraduate or postgraduate level and excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication skills. The appointee(s) will possess a PhD or equivalent qualification.

Closing Date: 31/07/2011

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