Job ID: 104279

Associate Professorship in Neuroscience

Position: Group Leader

Deadline: 15 March 2023

Employment Start Date: 1 October 2023

Contract Length: Appointments are confirmed as permanent on successful completion of a review during the first five years.

City: Oxford

Country: United Kingdom

Institution: University of Oxford

Department: Department of Physiology, Anatomy and Genetics


The Department of Physiology, Anatomy and Genetics (DPAG) at the University of Oxford and Pembroke College are seeking to appoint a full-time Associate Professor of Neuroscience within the field of visual neuroscience or a related area that fits the research profile of the Department, to commence employment as soon as possible. This is a joint appointment: you will be a member of DPAG as well as a Tutorial Fellow at Pembroke College. The role will involve undertaking independent research, undergraduate and graduate teaching, and graduate supervision. It will also encompass administrative and pastoral duties for the department and college.


DPAG is part of the University of Oxford’s Medical Sciences Division and holds a world leading position in the QS World University Rankings. As Associate Professor, you will be expected to carry out high level original and independent research in an area complementary to the Department’s research Centre for Integrative Neuroscience ( The main duties of this post will be to undertake discovery science, secure external funding to prosecute an independent research programme and educate undergraduate and post graduate students. You will have an ability to contribute to the teaching and training of pre-clinical students studying for the degree of Bachelor of Medicine for the Department and College, and of non-medical students studying the Biomedical Sciences degree course.


You should have a higher degree (DPhil/PhD) in a relevant area of research; show evidence of excellence in undergraduate and graduate teaching, supervision and research training, and have a commitment to the organisation and delivery of teaching. You will show evidence of substantial independent research accomplishment and a strong publication record, as well as evidence of a substantial and realisable research plan which will complement the Department’s research strategy. You should also have the ability and willingness to undertake a proportionate share of administrative duties within the Department and the College, and a commitment to the academic and pastoral support of students.


Details of the position, including how to apply can be found at:


Enquires about the post can be made to the Head of Department, Professor David Paterson ( or to the Director of the Centre for Integrative Neuroscience in DPAG, Professor Andrew King (