Lecturer/Associate Professor in Biomedical Sciences, United Kingdom

United Kingdom
Posted 2 years ago

Lecturer/Associate Professor in Biomedical Sciences
School of Biological Sciences
Location: Highfield Campus
Salary: £39,739 to £65,107 Per annum
Full Time Permanent
Closing Date: Monday 21 March 2022
Reference: 1683622BJ

Three faculty positions in Biomedical Sciences, Biochemistry, Neuroscience and Pharmacology
School of Biological Sciences, Faculty of Environmental & Life Sciences, University of Southampton.
Interview Date: April 25th – 29th, 2022
Join us, as a Lecturer or Associate Professor, and be part of a continued and ambitious expansion of the School of Biological Sciences.
Are you ambitious to develop your academic career in an environment where research, enterprise and education are all highly valued and at a globally influential University? Join us and you will have an exciting opportunity to influence the life sciences agenda at the University of Southampton which climbed to 77th in the QS World Rankings in 2021. Our School takes pride in research, education and enterprise that spans biochemistry, neuroscience, pharmacology, microbiology, immunology, glycobiology, structural biology, developmental biology, ecology, evolution, plants and food security. Integral to these activities is a growing portfolio in systems biology and complex data analytics. We are based in the award winning Life Sciences Building with state-of-the-art facilities and are integral to the Institute for Life Sciences which fosters interdisciplinary research. We have laboratories at the University Hospital Southampton and close alliances with the Faculty of Medicine including the newly established Centre for Cancer Immunology. We host the prestigious National Biofilms Innovation Centre and the BBSRC SoCoBio Doctoral Training Partnership (DTP). We promote broad collaboration with other Schools, particularly with Chemistry, Electronics and Computer Science, Ocean and Earth Sciences, Psychology, Health Sciences, Geography and Environmental Sciences and with the National Oceanography Centre Southampton. We deliver fantastic education and consistently lead the Russell Group Universities for student satisfaction (1st 2019, 2nd 2020, 2nd 2021).
We are seeking to recruit talented academic staff that will grow our portfolio for biological sciences research, enhance our research-led education and extend our reach on the international stage. You will have expertise in the field of biomedical sciences encompassing biochemistry, immunology, neuroscience and/or pharmacology.
Lecturer/Associate Professor in Biomedical Sciences (3 posts) (Salary: £39,739 to £65,107). You will have an exciting opportunity to build a long-term internationally competitive research programme that complements existing strengths within the School of Biological Sciences. You will deliver world-class education that aligns with your research expertise. You may lead on innovation in our education for biomedical sciences, biochemistry, pharmacology and/or neuroscience to develop an impressive academic portfolio. (Please state in your application whether you are applying for Lectureship or Associate Professorship).
Strong applicants should demonstrate:
• a doctorate and postdoctoral experience in a relevant discipline
• ability to obtain peer-reviewed funding, particularly within the remit of the BBSRC
• evidence of distinction in research through high-quality publications
• ability for undergraduate and postgraduate teaching
We welcome applications from all candidates with an interest in the role, and those who are committed to helping us create an inclusive work environment. We encourage applications from candidates from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic communities, people who identify as LGBTQ+ and people with disabilities.
Interviews will take place online at the end of April 2022. Applicants who are made an offer will be invited to campus for further discussion.
What we can offer you We are an ambitious, mutually supportive academic community and passionate about creating an environment where everyone can achieve their full potential in education, research and enterprise. As such, we are immensely proud to hold both an institutional and departmental Athena SWAN silver award. We value diversity and equality and recognise that employees may wish to have working patterns that fit with their caring responsibilities or work-life balance. Due consideration will be given to applicants who have had career breaks for reasons including maternity, paternity or adoption leave, disability or illness. We offer a generous holiday allowance and additional University closure days, subsidised health and fitness facilities and access to the Universities Superannuation Scheme (USS),
For further details about these positions, you are invited to contact the Head of School, Professor Lindy Holden-Dye lmhd@soton.ac.uk 44 (0) 2380599006
Application Procedure
Please include details for up to three referees, your full CV, your publication list and a 500-word research plan.
You should submit your completed online application form at https://jobs.soton.ac.uk. The application deadline will be midnight on the closing date stated above. References are requested along with your application. This reference system is automated so please ensure you provide the correct email address and allow time for these to be received, prior to the close date, to assist the department with shortlisting. If you need any assistance, please call Michelle (HR Recruitment Team) on +44 (0) 23 8059 2750 or email recruitment@soton.ac.uk Please quote reference 1683622BJ on all correspondence.

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