The Universities of Liverpool, Lancaster and Manchester
The Cockcroft Institute
The Cockcroft Institute (http://www.cockcroft.ac.uk/) is a unique international centre specifically responsible for research and development in particle accelerators, colliders and light sources for advancing the frontier of particle and nuclear physics, photon sciences and various applications to society in the areas of health, medicine,energy and security. The Institute is a partnership between the Universities of Liverpool, Manchester and Lancaster and the Science and Technology Facilities Council.
We are seeking to appoint a Director of the Institute who will grow its reputation as a world-leading centre for accelerator science. Reporting to the Institute Board, the Director will work with the partners to develop strategy for the Institute and manage all aspects of its implementation. You will have a successful track record in accelerator science or a related field and have demonstrated ability in leadership in a university or research organisation. The role of Director will be for 5 years initially, and will be offered in combination with a permanent professorial appointment in one of the partner universities.
The post is available from 1 January 2015 or as soon as possible thereafter.
Job Ref: A-565563/PW
Closing Date: 1 September 2014
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