Associate Professorship (or Professorship) of Comparative Physiology/Organismal Biology (19 Jan)

Salary: From: £46,336 p.a.

The Department of Zoology and Hertford College proposes to appoint an Associate Professor or Professor in Comparative Physiology/Organismal Biology with effect from 1 September 2018. The successful candidate will be offered a Tutorial Fellowship by Hertford College, under arrangements described in the further particulars.

Applications are encouraged from candidates with research interests in comparative physiology, animal neurobiology, biomaterials, biomechanics, bio-inspired technologies or a related field. The successful candidate will hold a doctorate and have relevant postdoctoral research experience.

The successful candidate will be expected to lead a research programme and research group, give undergraduate lectures and tutorials, supervise graduate students and carry out examining and administrative duties in the Department and the College. The successful candidate will hold a doctorate and postdoctoral experience in the field of comparative physiology and/or organismal biology, or a related field.

The salary scale will be from £46,336 p.a. plus additional benefits including college housing allowance (currently £9,437 p.a.). An allowance of £2,700 p.a. would be payable upon award of Full Professor title. Other allowances are detailed in the further particulars.

The post is full-time and, upon completion of a successful review, permanent.

Applications for this vacancy are to be made online, the reference is 132451.

The closing date for applications is 12.00 noon on Friday 19 January 2018.

Please note that the University of Oxford's retirement policy has changed. With effect from 1 October 2017, all employees at Grade 8 and above have a retirement age of the 30 September before the 69th birthday. All employees at Grades 1-7 do not have a set retirement age. Further details are available here: