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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.

We are growing rapidly to establish a vibrant, ambitious and interactive neuroscience community, which will ultimately be made up of 700 scientists. We're seeking programme leaders, research associates, post-docs and other roles to fill our teams across our six host universities, as well as our operational headquarters team (based at UCL).

For recruitment enquiries, please contact us on enquiries@ukdri.ac.uk or 020 3108 6859.

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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

We have over 35 programme leaders working across the institute, and are always seeking to fill more of these positions on a rolling basis - please contact your centre of interest to discuss opportunities further.

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.


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.

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.

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Postdoctoral researchers, research assistants and technicians

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

Throughout 2018 we will have many more opportunities at all levels. Please explore within each centre to see opportunities available to join our ambitious and interactive community.

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