SAGE KE Bulletin Board

Senior Faculty vacancy in Biology of Ageing

7 July 2003

Tom Kirkwood

We are seeking a senior faculty member with an established record of internationally competitive research in the biology of ageing. The appointee will join the existing staff of the School of Clinical Medical Sciences � Gerontology in the newly completed Henry Wellcome Laboratory for Biogerontology Research (HWLBR), a world-class research facility which is part of the University of Newcastle�s 5/5*-rated Institute for Ageing and Health (IAH). The position will be filled at Senior Lecturer, Reader or Professor level, according to the appointee�s previous experience and seniority. There is particular interest in making an appointment within the fields of DNA damage and repair or protein turnover, although applications from strong candidates with a background in any area of cell and molecular gerontology will be considered. The position is primarily a research post and the appointee will be expected to develop and lead his/her own research programme.

Informal enquiries may be made to: Professor Tom Kirkwood, Professor of Medicine, Gerontology, School of Clinical Medical Sciences. Tel: +44 (0)191 256 3319. E-mail: For further information about Gerontology, please see our website (

For further information about this position, please visit our vacancies website or write to the Secretary and Head of Administration, Medical School, Framlington Place, Newcastle Upon Tyne, NE2 4HH, telephone 0191 222 7004.

To apply for this position, you should submit your written application, giving full details of your qualifications and experience and the names of three academic referees to Dr Vanessa Hammond, Secretary & Head of Administration, Faculty of Medical Sciences, Medical School, Framlington Place, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE2 4HH, telephone 0191 2227007 to arrive no later than Friday, 25 July 2003. It would be very helpful if you could submit your application on single sided, loose leaf A4 paper, together with a completed Employment Record Form. This may be downloaded from the University web page.

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