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[Closes 13 Mar 2017] Herchel Smith Professor of Biochemistry

The Herchel Smith Professorship of Biochemistry is one of two established and fully endowed Professorships within the Biochemistry department and is funded by a generous bequest from the eponymous Anglo-American Organic Chemist.

The Board of Electors to the Herchel Smith Professorship of Biochemistry invite applications from outstanding established investigators for this Professorship. The Herchel Smith Professorship of Biochemistry is one of two established and fully endowed Professorships within the Biochemistry department and is funded by a generous bequest from the eponymous Anglo-American Organic Chemist.

Candidates will have an outstanding research record of international stature in their field. They will demonstrate the vision, leadership, experience and enthusiasm to build on current strengths and developing a leading research presence within Biological Sciences, across the University and through broader collaboration. A PhD or equivalent postgraduate qualification is essential.

Standard professorial duties include teaching and research, examining, supervision and administration. The Professor will be based in Cambridge.

The appointment comes with a substantial endowment and a start-up package to be negotiated, together with a competitive salary. The appointment will be from 1 October 2017 or as soon as possible thereafter.

To apply online for this vacancy, please click on the 'Apply' button below. This will route you to the University's Web Recruitment System, where you will need to register an account (if you have not already) and log in before completing the online application form.

Further information is available at: http://www.hr.admin.cam.ac.uk/professorships or contact Human Resources, University Offices, The Old Schools, Cambridge, CB2 1TT, (email: ibise@admin.cam.ac.uk).

Applications, consisting of a letter of application, a statement of current and future research plans, a curriculum vitae and a list of publications, along with details of three referees should be made online no later than 13 March 2017.

Informal enquiries may be directed to Professor Gerard Evan, Head of the Department of Biochemistry; tel: +44 1223 766017, email: gie20@cam.ac.uk.

Please quote reference PH11136 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

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