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Job reference: BMH-018887
Salary: Lecturer (grade 6 or 7) £37,467 to £51,799 or Senior Lecturer (grade 8) £53,348 to £63,668 per annum, depending on relevant experience
Faculty/Organisational Unit: Biology, Medicine Health
Location: Oxford Road, Manchester
Employment type: Permanent
Division/Team: Division of Molecular and Cellular Function
Hours Per Week: full time
Closing date: 23/06/2022
Contract Duration: Permanent
School/Directorate: School of Biological Sciences

Job Description

The School of Biological Sciences are seeking to appoint an outstanding scientist to enhance our strengths in cell biology and its application to health and disease. We are particularly interested in those scientists who apply advanced imaging to investigate cell biological processes and hence can take full advantage of our excellent bio imaging and electron microscopy facilities.  ​​​​​​​

You will be appointed to an academic teaching and research position (commensurate with your track record) and will be able to seize on the opportunities available from the unique environment offered in Manchester for collaboration with colleagues working in cell and developmental biology through to those with a more clinical focus.

You will contribute to the development and delivery of our undergraduate and postgraduate programmes and will participate in the successful mentoring and supervision of our cohort of postgraduate researchers and junior academic staff.

You will have a PhD (or equivalent) and established publication record in the cell biology field as well as the ability to communicate your research successfully to a wide audience. A commitment to teaching and learning is essential. We would particularly welcome applications from those who have a previously attracted external funding for their research.

The University of Manchester is committed to equality of opportunity for all our staff and holds Athena Swan and Race Charter Marks from the ECU (the School of Biological Sciences is proud to hold an Athena Swan Silver Award), was ranked #20 in the Stonewall Top 100 Employers in 2019 and is a Disability Confident Employer.

We welcome qualified applicants from all backgrounds and are happy to discuss part-time or flexible working opportunities in respect to this post, you can find out more here

The School is strongly committed to promoting equality and diversity, including the Athena SWAN charter for gender equality in higher education. The School holds a Silver Award which recognises their good practice in relation to gender; including flexible working arrangements, family-friendly policies, and support to allow staff achieve a good work-life balance. We particularly welcome applications from women for this post. All appointment will be made on merit. For further information, please visit:       

Please note that we are unable to respond to enquiries, accept CVs or applications from Recruitment Agencies.

Enquiries about the vacancy, shortlisting and interviews:

Name: Professor Philip Woodman


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This vacancy will close for applications at midnight on the closing date.

Please see the link below for the Further Particulars document which contains the person specification criteria.

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