Job offer in london Van Geest Professor of Dementia Research (Honorary Consultant) at King’s College London

King’s College London – Basic & Clinical Neuroscience

The salary will be at least £76,001 to £102,456 plus £2,162 per annum London Allowance.  

This is a full-time post and will be an indefinite appointment.

Kings College London is making a major investment in Dementia and Neurodegeneration research.  The van Geest Professor of Dementia Research will be an exceptional clinical Neuroscientist who shares our ambition to make KCL one of the world’s leading centres for Dementia Research. They will be based in the newly built Maurice Wohl Clinical Neuroscience Institute. Due to the generosity of the van Geest Foundation we are able to offer a Linked Lecturer’s post and a highly competitive start-up package and a significant equipment budget.

Applicants whose work focuses on exploring fundamental disease mechanisms, preclinical studies and fully translational intervention in Alzheimer’s and/or Vascular Dementia are particularly encouraged but all aspects of Dementia are considered important. Applications are invited from researchers across all of the dementias. Collaborative links to biotechnology and pharmaceutical industries are welcome. Ultimately, success will be measured by high impact publication output, success in attracting research funding, contribution to teaching and the scientific strategy of the Department.

The selection process will include a presentation and panel interview, and may include a formal lecture to members of the university.

Interview dates are TBC.

For an informal discussion to find out more about the role please Prof Christopher Shaw on +44(0)207 848 0259 or email

To apply for this role, please go to the King’s College London HireWire Job Board and register to download and submit the specified application form.

The deadline for applications is midnight on 30th June 2017.

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