Professor/Senior Lecturer

Glasgow, Glasgow City
Salary will be within the Professorial range and subject to negotiation
December 15 2020
Life Sciences, Virology
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type

College of Medical, Veterinary and Life Sciences
Research Institute of Infection, Immunity & Inflammation

Professor/Senior Lecturer (2 Posts)

Vacancy Ref: 046865

Salary will be within the Professorial range and subject to negotiation

Senior Lecturer salary will be within, Grade 9, £52,560 - £59,135 per annum

The CVR is a world leading research centre with a collegiate critical mass of scientists dedicated to the multidisciplinary study of viruses and viral diseases.

The CVR is seeking to appoint two Principal Investigators. Successful applicants will lead research programmes supported by the CVR’s quinquennial core award from the UK Medical Research Council (MRC). Appointees will hold the prestigious title MRC Investigator. Candidates will have a strong track record and an internationally competitive research portfolio in any area of virology/ viral disease, complementing and enhancing the current programmes of the CVR in either basic, clinical or translational research. Appointments will be made at Senior Lecturer or Professorial level depending on experience and track record.  We are committed to increasing diversity across the CVR community, including equitable representation of men and women at all career stages. We encourage applications from women, from minority ethnic groups and from those with non-standard career paths. 

At the CVR, we pride ourselves in our collegiate and collaborative approach and our nurturing and supportive environment. You will also benefit from a competitive reward package, a wide range of staff benefits, family friendly initiatives, flexible working and much more.  The CVR has state-of-the-art facilities including biocontainment suites, insectaries, cryo-electron microscopy, imaging, high-throughput screening, next generation sequencing and high performance computer clusters. The CVR is located in the picturesque Garscube Estate in Glasgow, the largest city in Scotland and the third largest in the UK. Glasgow has recently been named the top cultural and creative centre in the UK in a European Commission report ( The same study rated Glasgow as the top city in Europe for openness, tolerance and trust. In addition, the New York Times ranked Glasgow in the top10 cities to visit worldwide in 2018 (  The University of Glasgow has recently been named University of the Year at the Times Higher Education Awards 2020.

Applications are invited from candidates with a Scottish Credit and Qualification Framework level 12 (PhD) in related discipline with an extensive and established reputation in research, and/or teaching experience within the subject area, along with membership of a professional body, where appropriate.  

This post is open ended and full time.

Informal enquiries should be directed to the Chair of the Search Committee, Professor David Bhella,

Apply online at:

Closing Date: 01 February 2021.

It is the University of Glasgow’s mission to foster an inclusive climate, which ensures equality in our working, learning, research and teaching environment.

We strongly endorse the principles of Athena SWAN, including a supportive and flexible working environment, with commitment from all levels of the organisation in promoting gender equity.

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