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Welcome from the Pro-Vice Chancellor

The University of Exeter Medical School is a vibrant, dynamic and friendly place to work, and we are recruiting a large number of academic posts at all grades. We are seeking academic staff with the ambition to match ours.

Whether you are an exceptionally talented early career researcher, Lecturer or Senior Lecturer, we have exciting opportunities for all. Our growth is focused on the remarkable Gillings Professorial Fellowships, our expanding education programmes and the launch of our new Academy of Nursing.

Join Exeter and you’ll join a team whose research quality is ranked in the top 30 world-wide while establishing a tenured career located in a beautiful part of the country.

This site showcases some of the great work our staff and students are doing and offers you the opportunity to find out much more about our Medical School and the support we’d offer you if you join our team. Look here today for a full list of vacancies.

Professor Clive Ballard, Pro-Vice Chancellor

Join our outstanding team!

We are seeking academic staff with the ambition to match ours. Whether you are an internationally renowned professor seeking a Professorial Gillings fellowship or an exceptionally talented early career researcher, Lecturer, Senior Lecturer or Associate Professor we have exciting opportunities for you.

We are growing our team and invite applications from talented researchers, educators and clinical academics. Join Exeter and you’ll join a team whose research quality is ranked in the top 30 world-wide while establishing a tenured career located in a beautiful part of the country.

We are particularly interested in:

  • Individuals who will contribute to our main areas of research which are: diabetes and associated conditions, brain health and mental health, ageing, health services research, primary care, public health and the environment and human health.
  • Individuals with a passion for teaching and educational strengths in anatomy, assessment, student support, fitness to practice or fundamental science.

We will offer generous set up packages for candidates that transfer significant research grants to the University.

Interested? Take a look at our full range of vacancies here.

Exeter announces new Mireille Gillings Fellowships

The University of Exeter Medical School is excited to invite applications for our two new Mireille Gillings Professorial Fellowships in Health Innovation, with very competitive salaries plus unique programme grants of up to £1m and leading to tenured positions after five years. We are seeking to recruit talented researchers who are looking to establish themselves as future leaders in their respective fields and establish a tenured career at Exeter. We are particularly interested in individuals with research interests across: Neuro imagining, PET imaging, Drug discovery, Public health, Diabetes, Primary care, Dementia and Genomics.

Current opportunities include two Mireille Gillings Professorial Fellowships in Health Innovation (5 years), leading to tenured positions. A very competitive salary package plus unique c£1m Fellowship Fund for the right candidates.

Tailored and personalised support will be provided for leadership and entrepreneurial activities across area such as Executive Education, Finance, Coaching and/or MBA studies, depending on individual requirements, with the aim of creating health leaders who can navigate the complexity of partnering medicine and money and steer society through the health challenges of the future.

Interested? Full details are available here.

Be a pioneer at the University of Exeter Academy of Nursing!

Exeter is the first Russell Group University to develop nursing education in the 21st century. With our clinical and patient colleagues, we have set up the University of Exeter Academy of Nursing. Our Academy will create curious and innovative nurses at the forefront of innovation, research, practice and leadership. Our Academy offers membership and fellowship for nurses; research, leadership; coaching; interprofessional working. Above all it is the crucible for advanced nursing roles including clinical, research, leadership and education.

We will make a difference through educating the world's best nurses. We are building our team. We were commended by the Nursing and Midwifery Council for our institutional commitment, partnerships and patient and public involvement. Now we need the best nursing academics, researchers and educators.

We are seeking academic staff with the vision to match ours. We are interested in people with expertise in adult and mental health, research in nursing care, fundamental care, leadership, global and public health, practice based learning, clinical skills and simulation. Be at the start of an inaugural nursing programme and drive the translation into practice of our innovative Adult nursing programme.

Interested? We would be delighted to talk. A conversation may establish that Exeter is the right place for you. To find out about current opportunities email: Professor David Richards or call: 01392 724615.

Meet our staff

Take a look at some of our inspiring staff stories to find out about the experience of working here.

Professor Andrew Hattersley was awarded the 2016 EASD-Novo Nordisk Foundation Diabetes Prize for Excellence.