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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).
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UK DRI Associate Director at UCL
The Associate Director will lead the research hub of the UK DRI at UCL providing scientific direction, developing UCL-wide collaborative opportunities, conducting research and contributing to the growth of the UK DRI. As part of the UK DRI leadership team, you will promote UK DRI's objectives of excellence in dementia research by providing vision and leadership. You will direct your own internationally competitive research programme in dementia or neurodegeneration, creating a stimulating environment that fosters talent and encourages excellence. You will work as a scientific leader within the UK DRI promoting rigorous exciting research and work to develop, maintain and nurture significant, open and productive relationships with the Institute of Neurology, and other researchers and investigators locally, nationally and institutionally.Apply to hub
UK DRI Programme Leader for animal models
We are looking for a dynamic, dedicated, individual with a flair for innovation who will contribute across the UK DRI and is able to create an integrated and coordinated effort to improve the work with animal models and in particular with rodents throughout the DRI. In return we are offering a generous start-up package including £1.5M—£2.5M (depending on the appointee grade), provision for up to for 300 cages (fully funded) with the opportunity to expand, the opportunity to apply for additional UK-DRI funds for collaborative projects and a top-quality research environment for mouse studies provided by MRC Harwell.Apply to hub
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We are recruiting the brightest minds and best scientists across all six UK DRI centres.
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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.
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.