Director of Translational Cardiovascular

London (Greater) Hammersmith
£76,761 – £103,490
23 May 2018
22 Jun 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Director of Translational Cardiovascular Science and Chair in Cardiology / Cardiovascular Genetics and Genomics

Division/Faculty: Institute of Clinical Sciences and National Heart and Lung Institute, Faculty of Medicine.

Campus: Hammersmith

Salary: Salary depending on seniority: £76,761 – £103,490 p.a. plus London Allowance £2,162

Imperial College London invites applications for its Director of Translational Cardiovascular Science. This is a unique opportunity to lead and shape translational cardiovascular research at one of the world’s top-ranked universities.

As an exceptional academic in the field of Cardiology and Cardiovascular Sciences, you will have a strong international profile and an outstanding, sustained track record of independent research, including attracting high levels of research funding.

You will be responsible for driving forward translational research in cardiology and cardiovascular science, and for developing an overarching strategy for cardiovascular genetics at Imperial College. This will require vision, and an ability to interface and coordinate investments between the Faculty of Medicine, the National Heart and Lung Institute (NHLI), the Institute of Clinical Sciences, MRC (Medical Research Council) London Institute of Medical Sciences (LMS) and other stakeholders. Translation of research findings from basic science to clinical practice and commercialisation of research will be an important aspect of the Director’s role, as will the development of international collaborations and strategic partnerships in the EU, USA and Asia. 

You will be influential in shaping overall research strategy as well as the development of individual research programs and mentoring junior colleagues.

A competitive salary package commensurate with the level of appointment will be offered.

To apply, please click the apply button.

Closing date: 22nd June 2018

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