The VALIDATE Network - Vaccine development for complex intracellular neglected pathogens
Professor of Neglected Tropical Diseases, LSTM, UK, Sep 2018
Professor of Neglected Tropical Diseases
Employer: Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, UK
Contract Type: Permanent
The Professor of NTD will join the Department of Parasitology and contribute towards a multi-disciplinary group of high profile NTD researchers, key NTD policy makers, practitioners and specialists. The post holder in particular will expand links and activities with the Malawi-Liverpool-Wellcome Trust (MLW) Clinical Research Programme, oversee ongoing implementation and research activities and lead and collaborate with academics in LSTM and MLW to develop cutting edge capacity for NTD research.
As a Professor, you will design curriculum, introduce students to the latest research and maintain an international reputation in a specialist NTD subject area. In addition, you will generate grant income, liaise at a high level with external bodies and the NTD stakeholder community and maintain a broad knowledge of up to date research and scholarship.
Applicants must have a PhD or equivalent with extensive knowledge of the subject area informed by substantial current research in the field. Demonstrable knowledge of pedagogy and quality assurance coupled with effective curriculum development are also essential criteria.
We are looking for someone with an outstanding record of international level peer reviewed original publications and research, as well as evidence of successfully generating prestigious external funding. Leadership and management experience are also critical.
Please note that the successful candidate will be required to undergo a DBS and/or other international criminal record check prior to appointment and at regular points during employment.
You can find the full job description, and apply for the role, here.