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Director of the Centre for Reproductive Health

The Director of the CRH will play a key role in ensuring that the Centre achieves its mission “through interdisciplinary research and research training”.  The post will involve a balance of research, administration, clinical (if appropriate) and other academic duties. Main responsibilities of the role will include:
  • Plan and lead the development, implementation and publication/dissemination of research of outstanding quality and international repute within the breadth of work undertaken within the CRH
  • Make a leading contribution to the development and implementation of research strategy at Centre level
  • Lead major funding bids which develop and sustain research support for reproductive research and advance the reputation of the University
  • Make a leading personal contribution to research in the field nationally and internationally by means of publication etc
  • Contribute to undergraduate and postgraduate teaching at the University

Specifically, you will be a basic or clinical (biomedical) scientist with a proven record of academic excellence and experience of managing research activity relevant to the research objectives of the Centre for Reproductive Health. You will have a proven track record in training and mentorship of junior staff with the ability to lead and motivate colleagues, contributing to the effective performance of the Centre.  Knowledge and experience of extensive and high-level research or teaching experience is required as is experience of leading the design of programmes and projects.

Living in Edinburgh and Relocation

More information about the University’s relocation process, support for your family and information about the City of Edinburgh is available at www.ed.ac.uk/human-resources/job/relocation


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