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We’re looking for brilliant people who will help transform the range and pace of research on dementia. You’ll be supported by the very best tools and resources and join a culture that encourages high risk/reward science and sharing of ideas.

Our first 30 programmes kick-started across the institute in autumn 2017. We are now growing further to establish a vibrant, ambitious and interactive neuroscience community, which will ultimately be made up of over 400 scientists.

We’re starting by finding programme leaders, an associate director for care and technology, and our headquarters team. Many opportunities to fill our research teams will follow throughout 2018 – watch this space!

For recruitment enquiries, please contact us on or 020 7395 2226.

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We are recruiting the brightest minds and best scientists across all six UK DRI centres.

Please select a centre to see the specialisms and exciting opportunities available at each location, or take a browse of all roles.

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Programme leaders

As a professor or fellow at one of the six UK DRI centres, you would lead a group of postdoctoral fellows, PhD students and technical support staff. Directing activities on a local level and feeding into the organisation’s wider mission, you would provide the intellectual energy and independent thinking necessary to lead cutting-edge research, shaping the overall aims and achievements of your group.

The UK DRI welcomes scientists from all disciplines. We encourage you to consider the specialisms across the institute and have a discussion with the associate director of your centre of interest. You will submit one application directly to your preferred UK DRI centre, which will be strongly considered at selection stage by the institute as a whole.

To be successful, you should have a proven track record of internationally competitive scientific research and persuasive plans for a new and exciting UK DRI core programme. In return, the institute offers a five-year research programme package of up to £3 million for a professor and up to £1.5 million for a fellow. Recruiting UK DRI centres are offering competitive salaries. Programme leaders will be employees of the university hosting the UK DRI centre and will be employed under the standard employment terms and conditions of that university.

This phase of recruitment is open until 26 January 2018 - please ensure you check application closing dates at each centre as they may vary. Please download our recruitment pack for role profiles and application guide. 

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Postdoctoral researchers, research assistants and technicians

Our UK DRI centres are beginning to fill positions within their first programmes. The institute offers interdisciplinary training and cutting-edge resources, with innovation at its heart.

From 2018 we will have many more opportunities at all levels, but please explore within each centre to see some opportunities that are already available to join our ambitious and interactive community.

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