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Principal Investigator (Tenure Track) - UOD886

Dundee City (GB)
£40521 - £54395 per annum
Closing date
7 Aug 2024

We are seeking an exceptional individual with a strong track record of research and research-led teaching to join the School of Medicine. The successful candidate will significantly enhance our research, attract external funding and foster interdisciplinary links across the wider University and with NHS Tayside. Excellence in research will be demonstrable through the highest quality publications supported by appropriate research funding.

In addition to leading a strong program of research, the successful candidate will be expected to contribute to research-led teaching in the School. This might include module leadership and supervision of undergraduate and postgraduate research projects.

Principle duties and responsibilities:

Contribute to the research activities of Medicine at the highest level (REF 3-4* quality) - publish in high quality research

journals and present work at major international conferences.

Be vigilant for appropriate opportunities to participate in interdisciplinary research and knowledge exchange with other academic or industrial partners.

Support the full economic cost of research by generating appropriate grant income and/or industrial funding.

Supervise research, masters, and undergraduate students.

If you are a passionate and dedicated researcher looking to make a significant impact in the field of medicine, the Research Lecturer position at the School of Medicine, University of Dundee, offers a unique and compelling opportunity. As a renowned institution for medical education and research, the University of Dundee provides an environment that fosters innovation, collaboration, and academic excellence. By joining the faculty, you will be part of a dynamic community of scholars, clinicians, and scientists who are committed to advancing medical knowledge and improving health and well-being.

The University of Dundee has a strong track record of translating research discoveries into real-world applications, making a tangible difference in the lives of people. This emphasis on translational research provides a unique opportunity for researchers to see their work directly impacting healthcare practices and policies.


Ambitious research plans which will be competitive for UKRI, Wellcome, EU or equivalent Fellowship funding streams and/or for industrial funding mechanisms.

Evidence of ability and willingness to work collaboratively with others.

Ability to prioritise and balance competing demands.

Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

Commitment to the values of the School of Medicine, University of Dundee.

To apply, please follow the online steps and submit a comprehensive CV along with a covering letter which sets out your interest in the role and encapsulates the aspects of your experience relevant to the required criteria. Please include your research plan (1-2 pages) covering proposed research over the first three years of your appointment. Please also include current salary details and the names and contact details of three referees. Referees will not be approached until the final stages and not without your prior permission.

Applications are invited by 31st August 2023.

The diversity of our staff and students helps to make the University of Dundee a UK university of choice for undergraduate, postgraduate and distance learning. Family friendly policies, staff networks for BME, Disabled and LGBT staff, membership of Athena Swan, the EDU Race Equality Charter and Stonewall as well as a full range of disability services, create an enjoyable and inclusive place to work.

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