Job offer in england Interdisciplinary Chair at University of Birmingham

University of Birmingham

Match our ambition and join us in our leading approaches to challenge led interdisciplinary research

The University of Birmingham has created a research environment where academic rigour, innovation and delivery of research that matters are made possible by brilliant people, outstanding facilities and strong collaborative networks.

To further enhance the quality and impact of our research we are seeking to appoint a number of highly qualified and experienced Interdisciplinary Chairs.

Uniquely, as an integral aspect of the appointment process aspiring Interdisciplinary Chairs are invited to specify the fields and intellectual focus of their Chair. The research and research programme that is proposed must be interdisciplinary, and the Chair would be held in two (or more) schools.

Through these high profile appointments we seek to enhance our University’s existing academic strengths and contribute to the growing culture of collaboration and interdisciplinary research that currently exists. In return you will have access to world class research facilities, the opportunity to be part of a vibrant, creative and intellectual atmosphere where you are encouraged to accelerate your academic career.

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Successful appointees will be able to demonstrate why Birmingham is an appropriate environment to undertake this research and appointees will already be well established Professors able to demonstrate and evidence an already excellent international portfolio of sector leading research with a high quality focus.

For informal inquiries: Professor Tim Jones (Provost) 0121 414 4538

Full time starting salary – Competitive

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