Director, Molecular and Clinical Sciences Research Institute

London (Greater) (GB)
Vary depending on if you are a clinical or non-clinical academic
23 Mar 2023
End of advertisement period
19 Apr 2023
Contract Type
Full Time

Molecular & Clinical Sciences

Salary: The salary for this role will vary depending on if you are a clinical or non-clinical academic. Appointment is usually made at the minimum point on these scales.
The salary range for the Clinical Consultant Scale is £90,526 – £121,295 pa including London Allowance (prorated for part-time staff).
The salary range for the Professorial and Senior Admin scale is £72,852 - £157,594 pa including London Allowance (pro-rated for part-time staff).

Permanent, Full Time

Job Reference: 669-23

We are looking to appoint a dynamic Research Institute Director to lead the Molecular & Clinical Sciences Research Institute (MCS). This is an outstanding opportunity to shape the future of research at St. George’s.  The Institute Director will provide research vision, inspiration, strategic leadership, and operational management for the Institute across the five Research Sections; Cardiology, Cell Biology, Genetics, Neurosciences and Vascular Biology and will contribute personally to the Institute’s internationally competitive research in one or more of these areas.

Applicants will be a renowned academic with an excellent international track record of independent research in a relevant specialism. They should have extensive experience of leadership and successful strategy implementation within a research institution. This is an exciting opportunity for a clinical or non-clinical professor, to develop a research Institute and grow the potential across a wide range of cutting-edge fundamental and clinical research areas as well as building their own research program.

Applicants would be appointed at the level of a tenured Professor. The Institute Director appointment is for 3 years in the first instance, renewable for a further term of 3 years.  A support package will be tailored to the needs of the successful appointee.

For further information about this position and to apply, visit

We welcome and encourage applications from underrepresented groups, especially from people with disabilities and/or people from ethnic minority backgrounds.

Flexible working, including part-time or reduced hours of work, opportunities to work from home for many posts, compressed hours and local flexibility in agreeing start and finish times of work are among the extra benefits offered by St George’s, University of London.

Please quote reference: 669-23 

Closing Date: 19th April 2023

Interview Date: TBC