Respiratory diseases remain major causes of morbidity and mortality. In King’s vision for building multi-disciplinary excellence in this area, the School of Immunology & Microbial Sciences seeks to appoint a leading clinician scientist as Professor of Respiratory Medicine. Based at the Guy’s Hospital campus in the centre of London, this leadership post is embedded in a collaborative environment, rich in scholarship and clinical resources, and committed to developing a programme of international stature in understanding respiratory diseases and advancing treatments.
King’s is committed to developing respiratory research to world-leading status to capitalise on our multidisciplinary strengths across one of the largest respiratory catchment areas in the UK. Our ambition is to appoint an outstanding scholar with an excellent track record in clinical and academic respiratory medicine with a successful and mixed portfolio of funding support. The successful applicant will be aware of current research and clinical challenges and will also play a supportive role in the planned merger of the Guy’s & St Thomas’ and Royal Brompton & Harefield NHS Foundation Trusts, together with the preparation of the NIHR Biomedical Research Centre bid in 2021.
King’s is committed to equality, diversity and inclusion and through this appointment it is our aim to develop candidate pools that include applicants from all backgrounds and communities. We particularly encourage applications from women, people from black and minority ethnic communities, the LGBT+ community and from disabled people.
For further information about the role please visit https://jobs.kcl.ac.uk/gb/en/chair-respiratory-medicine and to apply for this role, please go to the King’s College London Job Opportunities page and submit the specified documentation.
The deadline for applications is Friday 5 March 2021
Interviews are scheduled to be held in late April.
The Faculty of Life Sciences & Medicine is committed to ensuring an inclusive interview process and will reimburse up to £250 towards any additional care costs (for a dependent child or adult) incurred as a result of attending an interview for this position.