Imperial College London seeks a Chair of Respiratory Medicine

Imperial College London seeks a Chair of Respiratory Medicine

Imperial College London is seeking to appoint a world-leading clinical scientist to a Chair of Respiratory Medicine. APPLICATIONS NOW CLOSED

The role, within its National Heart and Lung Institute, Faculty of Medicine will focus on  advancing its ongoing research programme in experimental medicine in airways diseases.
The role will align with NHLI’s Strategic Research Plan (2019 – 2024) and the College’s desire to consolidate its respiratory science into a newly refurbished building located alongside its existing Cardiology and Vascular Laboratories on the Hammersmith and White City Campuses.
Imperial College London is consistently rated amongst the world’s best universities, renowned for its ground-breaking research, talented community of staff, students and alumni and its international reach.

Job Title: Chair of Respiratory Medicine (Clinical)
Salary: £82,096 to £110,683 per annum, dependent on level of seniority plus £2,162 London Allowance per annum
LocationNational Heart and Lung Institute, Faculty of Medicine
Closing Date: 26 July 2021 (Midnight BST)

About the Role

In this post, you will lead and establish clinical links and strengthen and integrate research within the severe asthma and COPD service of the Imperial AHSC (Academic Health Science Centre), build up an experimental/translational medicine programme including patients with chronic airways diseases, develop strong collaborative and interdisciplinary links with the National Phenome Centre to advance research in systems medicine, and Faculty of Engineering to advance AI (Artificial Intelligence) with imaging and biomarkers for precision medicine. In addition, you will also be expected to lead on the development of a Strategic Centre for Precision Medicine in Airways disease, spanning experimental medicine (including airway challenge studies), biomarker discovery, AI/Data Sciences and systems medicine. A full list of responsibilities and essential requirements can be seen here

About the Candidate

In order to be successful in this role, you must hold a MD, PhD or equivalent in a related field. In addition, you must also have an international reputation in your field, established track record of research, and evidence of excellent leadership skills. You must have the appropriate UK Clinical Specialist Registration with licence to practise, or must be eligible for registration within six months of interview and will need to fulfil the requisite clinical checks.
For further information about the college and benefit available to staff, please see the Further Particulars on our website.
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 informal enquiries, please contact, Professor Edwin Chilvers, Head of NHLI, email:  or Professor Sebastian Johnston, Head of Airways Disease Section, e mail or Professor Sejal Saglani, Head of Inflammation, Repair & Development Section, email: These enquiries will be handled in strict confidence.
For further information on the recruitment process please contact: Maria Monteiro, Senior Appointments Manager, email: Telephone: +44 (0)207 594 5498

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