Clinical Senior Lecturer or Clinical Reader or Clinical Chair in Kidney Medicine

Job summary

Are you a dedicated, enthusiastic, and talented early stage scientist or a principal investigator with established research programmes in the broad area of kidney medicine? If so, this is your opportunity to join the Centre for Inflammatory Disease, part of the Department of Immunology and Inflammation, where we offer exciting academic opportunities within an integrated and supportive environment. You will have a track record of successfully securing research grants, high-quality research publication and experience in teaching, and your work will complement our existing kidney research portfolio. If successful, you will also be able to develop new research initiatives, will supervise, train and mentor staff and students at the highest scientifically rigorous levels, and will make active contributions to the management of financial, staff and research resources with the Department.

To excel in this role you will have, or will be developing, a national and/or an international reputation and a record of excellent research in your field, commensurate with the level of appointment. You will be collaborative, able to build and sustain effective working relationships, and will have strong communication and leadership skills, with experience of training students at undergraduate and postgraduate levels.

Imperial College has a broad range of clinical and non-clinical research expertise which provides an outstanding multidisciplinary environment in basic, clinical and translational research. The Department of Immunology and Inflammation is embedded within this vibrant research environment and is proud of its supportive ethos and coordinated activities in research, teaching and public engagement.

Full information on duties, responsibilities and criteria for the post can be found in the attached Job Description.

This job description is currently with the Royal College of Physicians for their review and approval

Further information

Please see our further particulars for more information about the College and the benefits available to staff.

Please complete and submit your application online via our website at, quoting reference number MED03865.

As this post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974, a satisfactory Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check, at the appropriate level, will be required for the successful candidate. Further information about the DBS disclosure process can be found on the Home Office website or by telephoning 03000 200 190. You may also wish to view the College’s DBS webpage for policy statements on the Recruitment and Employment of Ex-Offenders and the Secure Storage, Use, Retention & Disposal of Disclosures and Disclosure Information.

The College is a proud signatory to the San-Francisco Declaration on Research Assessment (DORA), which means that in hiring and promotion decisions, we evaluate applicants on the quality of their work, not the journal impact factor where it is published. For more information, see

The College believes that the use of animals in research is vital to improve human and animal health and welfare. Animals may only be used in research programmes where their use is shown to be necessary for developing new treatments and making medical advances. Imperial is committed to ensuring that, in cases where this research is deemed essential, all animals in the College’s care are treated with full respect, and that all staff involved with this work show due consideration at every level.

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