Florey Professor of Clinical Immunity and Infection

United Kingdom
Jun 18, 2017
Jun 22, 2017
Organization Type
University and College
Full Time
The University of Sheffield (Florey Institute and Department of Infection, Immunity and Cardiovascular Disease) working in partnership with the Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, warmly invites applications for the Florey Chair of Clinical Immunity and Infection. We are seeking highly motivated individuals with ambition and verve to be a part of a world-leading endeavour examining radical solutions to the global problems of disease and antimicrobial drug resistance. Applications are now invited for a tenured Chair position which is a 50:50 academic:clinical post suitable for an established clinician scientist. Candidates should ensure their current and future work broadly aligns with the research and strategic direction of the Florey Institute. All candidates will be expected to have high impact publications in the field and well-developed research plans. Full GMC registration is required, together with Membership of the Royal College of Physicians (UK) or equivalent. Applicants should hold a CCT in Infectious Diseases in combination with either general Internal medicine or with Microbiology/Virology. The post holder(s) will be expected to fulfil clinical commitments within the Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust including contributing to the on-call rota at Consultant level and contributing to general or specialist ID clinics as best suits their academic programme. Applicants will be expected to take part in undergraduate and postgraduate teaching. This is an exciting opportunity to be part of a greater vision for Life Sciences for Health Research at the University of Sheffield. For further information contact Professor Simon Foster, Coordinator of the Florey Institute s.foster@sheffield.ac.uk, Honorary University Professor of Infectious Diseases, Professor Steve Green, steve.green@sth.nhs.uk or Professor Sheila Francis, s.francis@sheffield.ac.uk, Head of Department of Infection, Immunity and Cardiovascular Disease.