Lecturer/ Senior Lecturer (E&R)

University of Exeter - University of Exeter Medical School, Institute of Biomedical & Clinical Science

Salary Grade F or G depending on experience

This is an exciting time for the University of Exeter Medical School, as we look to capitalise on our success in REF 2014 through ambitious plans to further strengthen our research excellence and to deliver a first-class student experience.  Our ambition is to be a top 10 UK Medical School, driving major improvements in patient care and reductions in health risks in the population, underpinned by a substantial and sustainable critical mass of world leading researchers. The University was one of three winners to receive additional government funding following REF2014. For Medicine, 84% of our research was rated as world leading or internationally excellent. We are now investing in ambitious plans to grow, as a central priority of University strategy.

You will join a vibrant and focussed research community housed in state-of-the-art facilities and will be expected to develop an internationally competitive independent research programme. Your research will attract external support and will enhance the growing international reputation of the Medical School synergising existing activities within the Institute of Biomedical & Clinical Science especially across the broad themes of “Diabetes, cardiovascular risk and ageing” or “Neuroscience and Mental Health”.

As an experienced educator, you will contribute to the design, development and delivery of teaching, learning and assessment across the Medical Sciences (BSc) and Medicine (BMBS) degree programmes.

Applicants with content expertise in Pharmacology, Medicinal or Clinical Chemistry, Immunology, Physiology, Bioinformatics, Cell and Molecular biology or Neuroscience will be particularly welcome, but candidates with backgrounds in other areas will also be considered.

All applicants must be qualified to PhD level in a relevant subject (except at Lecturer level where nearing completion of PhD is acceptable) and have an independent, internationally-recognised research programme in an active field of research related or complementary to existing Exeter strengths. He/she will be able to demonstrate the following qualities and characteristics; a strong record in attracting research funding, or demonstrable potential to attract such funding, strong research publications, teamwork skills to work in collaboration with existing group members, an active and supportive approach to inter-disciplinary and multi-disciplinary research that will help to foster interactions and links both within the University and externally. At Senior Lecturer level applicants will be able to demonstrate a strong potential for research leadership. 

Our Exeter Academic initiative supports high performing academics to achieve their potential and develop their career.

Appointments will be made in the salary ranges below depending on qualifications and experience:

Lecturer - £33,943 to £41,709 per annum

Senior Lecturer - £41,709 to £55,998 per annum


For an informal discussion, please contact Professor Angela Shore, Vice Dean Research Tel: 01392 403064 or E-mail A.C.Shore@exeter.ac.uk;

The University of Exeter is an equal opportunity employer which is 'Positive about Disabled People'. Whilst all applicants will be judged on merit alone, we particularly welcome applications from groups currently underrepresented in the workforce.

The College is proud to have a Silver Athena SWAN award in recognition of their commitment and impact to providing equality of opportunity and advancing the representation of women in STEM/M subjects  http://medicine.exeter.ac.uk/about/athenaswan/. All of the University of Exeter’s STEM/M departments hold an Athena SWAN award.

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