Professor of Genome Stability Ref: 2726

School/department: School of Life Sciences
Hours: Full time or part time hours considered up to a maximum of 1.0 FTE. Requests for flexible working options will be considered (subject to business need). 
Contract: Fixed term for one year
Salary: Professorial Salary is determined by negotiation
Placed on: 18 December 2019
Closing date:
extended to 17 January 2020. Applications must be received by midnight of the closing date.
Expected start date: As soon as possible

Previous applicants do not need to re-apply

Job description 

The School of Life Sciences is at the forefront of research in the biological sciences in the UK, coming in the top 10 in the REF 2014.

The Genome Damage and Stability Centre (GDSC) at the School of Life Sciences, University of Sussex seeks to make a 1 year fixed term Professorial appointments in the area meiotic chromosome segregation. We seek an outstanding individual with an established reputation who will seek external funding to build an internationally recognised research programme that complements existing activities in the GDSC and the School of Life Sciences. The GDSC is a research-focused grouping of 16 laboratories with an outstanding international reputation in the causes, consequences and prevention of genomic instability. 

Potential candidates are welcome to make informal contact with the Director of the Genome Damage and Stability Centre (Prof. Antony Carr: or the Head of the School of Life Sciences (Prof Sarah Guthrie:

The University offers various schemes to provide real benefits to parents, these can be found at 

Applications should be accompanied by a full CV, a statement of research interests and aspirations (not more than 4 pages), and the names of three academic referees.

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