Assistant / Associate Professor of Human Genetics (Honorary Consultant)

University of Cambridge
April 07, 2024
Offerd Salary:£93,666-£126,281
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Assistant / Associate Professor of Human Genetics (Honorary Consultant)

The Department of Medical Genetics invites applications for an Assistant/Associate Professor of Human Genetics (Honorary Consultant). This post is for clinical academics with specialist training in Clinical Genetics. The successful applicant will undertake research, teaching and clinical duties in a world class centre for clinical genomics research and training. The Department has a large and active research programme whose broad aim is to understand the genetic component of specific disease processes at the molecular level and then to apply this genetic approach to find better or novel clinical managements and treatments.

Key Responsibilities

Research: Candidates must have a strong research background of broad relevance to medical genetics/genomic medicine and could involve basic or translational research. Current research interests in the Department include developmental disorders, genomic imprinting, cancer genomics, inherited cancers, neurogenetics, renal and hepatic disease and medical bioinformatics and biostatistics (see https:// www.

Clinical: The successful candidate will hold a 50% Honorary Clinical contract in the NHS Regional Clinical Genetics service.

Teaching: The post will involve the delivery of undergraduate and postgraduate student teaching.

The successful candidate will be appointed on the NHS Clinical Consultant scale, and the candidate can take up the appointment as soon as possible. This appointment requires an Honorary Clinical Contract.

Click the 'Apply' button below to register an account with our recruitment system (if you have not already) and apply online.

Please ensure that you upload a covering letter, CV, list of publications and a summary of your research interests and plans in the Upload section of the online application. If you upload any additional documents which have not been requested, we will not be able to consider these as part of your application.

Please include details of your referees, including email address and phone number, one of which must be your most recent line manager.

Informal enquiries are welcomed and should be directed to Professor Marc Tischkowitz [email protected].

The closing date for applications is Sunday 07 April 2024 and the interview dates are to be confirmed closer to the time.

Please quote reference SS40806 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

The University actively supports equality, diversity and inclusion and encourages applications from all sections of society.

The University has a responsibility to ensure that all employees are eligible to live and work in the UK.

Further information
  • FP Assistant/Associate Professor of Human Genetics
  • Department/Location

    Department of Medical Genetics








    6 March 2024

    Closing date

    7 April 2024

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