University of Bath

Visiting Professorship in arthritis research

The Bath Institute for Rheumatic Diseases together with the Department of Pharmacy & Pharmacology are offering a Visiting Professorship in arthritis research.

Up to £5,000 funding is available for a Visiting Professorship for 1-3 months with the Department of Pharmacy & Pharmacology.

We invite applications from high profile, international academic and industrial researchers in the field of arthritis research. This position will facilitate the sharing of knowledge and expertise, establish strong strategic collaborations and lead to the development of future multi-institutional research programmes.

During your visit you will be giving a public seminar as well as a research seminar or a similar activity within the University. At the end of your visit you have to submit a lay and scientific summary of your research.

Image outlining the six research themes within the Department of Pharmacy & Pharmacology and how they tie in with the three grand challenges: cancer, dementia and arthritis.
Research themes and grand challenges within the Department of Pharmacy & Pharmacology

Find out more about the Department of Pharmacy & Pharmacology

How to apply

Your application should include:

  • a statement (2-3 pages) that summarises your relevant experience and achievements and how the Arthritis Grand Challenge at the University of Bath would benefit from them (the statement should include dates, the proposed project and a breakdown of costs for the visit to Bath)
  • a curriculum vitae that demonstrates expertise and excellence in the area of arthritis research
  • a letter of support from the research institute, university or company that currently employs you
  • a letter of support from the head of the host lab/group in Bath

The closing date for applications is 29 April 2016.

Please submit your application by email to Dr Amanda MacKenzie.

Find out more about the Bath Institute for Rheumatic Diseases

The Department of Pharmacy and Pharmacology has a long-standing and internationally recognised reputation for high-quality translational research with an overall aim of improved healthcare outcomes.

We have six research themes that span fundamental drug discovery science, target identification through to health care delivery and lifelong health. In 2015, we launched three grand challenge areas that cut across the research themes and include an Arthritis Grand Challenge.