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The Professorship of Zoology (1866) Department of Zoology Closing date: 5 September 2022 Job Reference: PF32070 University of Cambridge www.cam.ac.uk Professorship of Zoology (1866) The University wishes to appoint an outstanding scientist in the field of Evolution or Ecology, each in their broadest sense, to the Professorship of Zoology (1866). Background to the role A Professorship in Zoology and Comparative Anatomy was first established at the University in 1866. Since then, there have been nine holders of the post. On the appointment of Sir James Gray FRS in 1937 the title of the Chair was changed to a Professorship of Zoology. More recent holders of the position include Sir Gabriel Horn FRS (1978-1994), Malcom Burrows FRS (1996 – 2010) and Michael Akam FRS (2010 - 2019). The University now wishes to appoint an exceptional scientist to the Professorship. Your research will address the most exciting and important questions in Evolution or Ecology. You will join the thriving and welc...