Professor of Oral Biology University of Leeds, School of Dentistry United Kingdom

Professor of Oral Biology

Do you have strengths in (or relevant to) the oral sciences, (for example: biomineralisation, immunology, genetics, microbiology, biomaterials science, salivary diagnostics, cancer, stem cells or tissue regeneration)? Are you an inspirational leader seeking to lead within an interdisciplinary centre of research excellence? Are you an enthusiastic and innovative educator?


You will join the successful Division of Oral Biology within the School of Dentistry at Leeds whose vision is to inspire oral healthcare professionals and scientists to innovate and transform global health and quality of life via world leading clinical, educational and research excellence.


As a scientist you will have an established international reputation or be on a clear trajectory towards such standing. Undertaking internationally leading research and inspirational teaching, you will make a major contribution to the strategic academic development, direction and leadership of the School, Faculty and University.


To explore the post further or for any enquiries you may have, please contact:

Professor Jennifer Kirkham, Interim Dean of the School of Dentistry

Tel: +44 (0)113 343 6167, email:

Further Information

The University of Leeds is committed to providing equal opportunities for all and offers a range of family friendly policies. The University is a charter member of Athena SWAN and holds the Bronze award. We will be happy to consider job share applications and are committed to flexible working for all our employees.


Location: Leeds - St James University Hospital

Faculty/Service: Faculty of Medicine & Health

School/Institute: School of Dentistry

Section: Department of Oral Biology

Category: Academic

Grade: Negotiated

Salary: p.a.

Minimum £63,462 p.a. on the Professorial salary scales

Working Time: 100% full time equivalent

Post Type: Full Time

Contract Type: Ongoing

Closing Date: Sunday 17 February 2019

Interview Date: Wednesday 27 March 2019

Reference: MHDEN1133

Downloads: Candidate Brief Recruitment brochure

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