How to apply

Reports to:   Head of School of Biomedical Engineering & Imaging Sciences

Salary:   A competitive salary commensurate with the academic profile and experience of the successful applicant will be offered.


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There are two elements to this appointment:

  1. Head of Department of Imaging Chemistry & Biology. This appointment will be for three years in the first instance, on an additional and separate contract to that of the substantive appointment. With the potential for a subsequent renewal following a review process.

  2. The substantive appointment is an ongoing academic contract, a permanent member of the academic staff of King’s College London. It is expected, but not a requirement, that the appointee will meet the criteria for an appointment at professorial level.



King’s College London is committed to equality, diversity and inclusion and through this appointment process it is the university’s clear stated aim to develop candidate pools that include applicants from all backgrounds and communities. We particularly encourage applications from women, people from black and minority ethnic communities, the LGBT+ community and from disabled people.

For an informal discussion or to find out more about the role please contact the King's Search Team:

James Ralphs  james.ralphs@kcl.ac.uk

Rebecca Russell  rebecca.russell@kcl.ac.uk

To apply for this post you will need to register on the King’s College London application portal and submit the application form along with the following:

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  • a short statement setting out your reasons for applying for the post and highlighting the particular skill and experience which you feel you would bring to the role (two pages maximum)

  • an updated curriculum vitae

Applications must be made electronically in Word or PDF format.

Please ensure you quote reference number  046834  on all correspondence.


Closing date for applications:   23.59 on Monday, 12th September 2022

Selection process

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Applications will be shortlisted by a selection committee drawn from across the Faculty.

Shortlisted candidates will be invited to interview on  Monday 14th November, chaired by the Senior Vice President (Academic) with representatives from across the Faculty and Department.

The Faculty of Life Sciences & Medicine is committed to ensuring an inclusive interview process and will reimburse up to £250 towards any additional care costs (for a dependent child or adult) incurred as a result of attending an interview for this position.