Professor Post in Genetics



Reference: THW/16/059639/000982
Salary Details: Starting from £58,824 per annum
Allowances: £2,323 per annum LWA
Contract Type: Permanent
Contract Term: Full time


Division of Genetics & Molecular Medicine: The Department of Medical & Molecular Genetics, The Department of Twin Research, St. John’s Institute of Dermatology, and the King’s Centre for Stem Cells and Regenerative Medicine.

Professorial salary to be settled by negotiation, dependent on relevant qualifications and experience, starting from £58,824 per annum plus £2,323 London Allowance per annum.

The Department of Medical and Molecular Genetics brings together investigators focusing on how genomic variation contributes to inherited human disease and cancer, and translating this knowledge into clinical diagnosis, interventions and treatments. The Faculty of Life Sciences and Medicine are seeking to build on our recognised strengths in genomic medicine via recruitment through a range of academic positions. Supported with a wealth of data relevant to human genetics, as well as access to extensive and diverse populations provided through our broader healthcare partnerships, we are seeking to appoint emerging and/or established group leaders who will complement our current strengths in human genetics, genomics, epigenetics, statistics and computational biology. The scope of research in the Department extends across the Division with the Department of Twin Research, St John’s Institute of Dermatology and King’s Centre for Stem Cells and Regenerative Medicine.

Located in recently refurbished facilities on the Guy’s Campus in the centre of London, the Department provides a world-leading environment for basic, translational and clinical research through our academic Health Sciences Centre, King’s Health Partners. Our co-located Biomedical Research Centre provides world-class contemporary research platforms for translational genomics including high-performance computing, high-throughput genomics technologies, and state-of the-art immunophenotyping. Research groups within the Department benefit from partnerships with Genomics England 100,000 Genomes Project, eMedLab and The Francis Crick Institute.

Applications are invited from researchers with a PhD or clinical qualifications with a track record for research excellence and innovation in the field of genetics and genomics or in related disciplines. We strongly encourage prospective Career Development Fellowship applicants to apply to this call. Successful applicants will have outstanding records of accomplishment for their level of appointment, combined with a commitment to supporting undergraduate medical, biomedical and postgraduate education, and a strong desire to join a multi-disciplinary hub of academic excellence. King’s College London is dedicated to the advancement of knowledge, learning and understanding in the service of global society and we are committed to equality and diversity.

To obtain further information, please visit our websites:

Non-clinical applicants please contact the Interim Head of the Division, Professor Rebecca Oakey for an informal discussion on +44 (0)20 7848 8147 or e-mail:

Clinically qualified applicants please contact the Executive Dean of the Faculty of Life Sciences and Medicine, Professor Richard Trembath for an informal discussion on +44 (0) 20 7848 8045 or e-mail:

To apply for this role, please go to the King’s College London HireWire Job Board ( and register to download and submit the specified application form.

Closing date: 14 September 2016

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