Senior Lecturer / Reader / Chair

Job Reference : BM&H-13927
Location : Oxford Road, Manchester
Closing Date (DD-MM-YYYY) : 10/06/2019
Salary : Senior Lecturer / Reader - £51,630 – 67,317 per annum/ Chair – Professorial Scale (according to experience)
Employment Type : Permanent
Faculty / Organisational Unit : Biology, Medicine & Health
Division : Evolution & Genomic Sciences
Hours Per week : Full Time
Contract Duration :

The School of Biological Sciences are seeking to appoint an outstanding scientist to enhance our strengths in genomic science, in areas allied to sequencing, analysis, evolution, systems and computational biology and its applications in biology and clinical medicine.

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 basic biology through to translational therapies.

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 be supported in establishing your lab and research programme at the University of Manchester from which you will enhance your international reputation in the field. You will benefit from joining an established community of collegiate researchers including the Manchester Centre for Genomic Medicine.

You will have a PhD and established publication record in the genomic sciences field as well as the ability to communicate your research successfully to a wide audience. A commitment to teaching and learning is essential in addition to the drive to progress and develop in your career. We would particularly welcome applications from those who have a previously attracted significant 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.

The University of Manchester values a diverse workforce and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.

Please note that we are unable to respond to enquiries, accept CV's or applications from Recruitment Agencies

Enquiries about the vacancy, shortlisting and interviews:

Professor Simon Hubbard
Professor of Computational Biology
Head of Division, Division of Evolution and Genomic Sciences / +44(161) 306 8930

Professor Simon Lovell 
Professor of Molecular Biology
Domain Director for Evolution, Systems and Genomics

General enquiries:
Tel: 0161 275 4499
Technical support:
Tel: 01565 818 234

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

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This position is now closed. We are no longer accepting applications for this position.