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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 programmes kick-started across all centres in autumn 2017. We are now growing the institute 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 and our headquarters team, then many opportunities at all levels will follow throughout 2018 – watch this space!
For recruitment enquiries, please contact us on email@example.com or 020 7395 2226.
UK DRI Fellow
UK DRI Fellows will lead an internationally competitive research programme with up to £1.5m in funding support, relevant to the area of neurodegeneration, with the ultimate aim of improving human health. You will draw on the knowledge and expertise of other colleagues both within and outside of the UK DRI through collaborative inputs and team working. Please browse this page to see which centres have fellow opportunities available.Download role profile
UK DRI Professor
UK DRI Professors will direct internationally competitive research with up to £3m programme support, relevant to the area of neurodegeneration, with the ultimate aim of improving human health. You will draw on the knowledge and expertise of other colleagues both within and outside of the UK DRI through collaborative inputs and team working. Please browse this page to see which centres have professor opportunities available.Download role profile
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We are recruiting the brightest minds and best scientists across all six UK DRI centres.
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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.
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.