Lecturer/Senior Lecturer/Reader in Biochemistry

Queen's University Belfast - School of Biological Sciences

The School of Biological Sciences is seeking to recruit world-class scholars with outstanding and recognised research records in the field of biochemistry. Applicants’ research should complement the on-going activities of the School’s Microbes and Pathogen Biology, and/or Food Safety and Nutrition research themes within our School, and also align one of the University’s Global Research Institutes (GRI) or Pioneer Research Programmes. Additionally applicants should have a strong commitment to undergraduate and postgraduate education and a willingness to engage in the broader administration and management of taught degree programmes.

The School of Biological Sciences is part of the Faculty of Medicine, Health and Life Sciences. It is made up of three research disciplines, including Ecosystems Biology and Sustainability, Food Safety and Nutrition, and Microbes and Pathogen Biology. Most staff within the School are also members of the Institute for Global Food Security GRI: the Institute is ranked No 1 in the UK for research intensity in Agriculture, Veterinary and Food Sciences (REF 2014). The posts are available immediately to complement and extend the ongoing research and teaching programmes within the School and Institute.

Further information about the School and Institute can be obtained at www.qub.ac.uk/schools/SchoolofBiologicalSciences/ or www.qub.ac.uk/research-centres/InstituteforGlobalFoodSecurity/

Informal enquires may be directed to Dr Geoffrey Gobert, email: g.gobert@qub.ac.uk with the term “Reader/Senior Lecturer/Lecturer” in the header line

Anticipated interview date: Tuesday 21 and Wednesday 22 February 2017

Salary scale: Lecturer: £34,956 - £51,260 per annum (including contribution points) 
 Reader/Senior Lecturer; £49,772 - £63,008 per annum (including contribution points)

Closing date: Monday 30 January 2017

Apply online at www.qub.ac.uk/jobs. For further information or assistance contact the Personnel Department, Queen’s University Belfast, BT7 1NN. Telephone (028) 9097 3044 or email on personnel@qub.ac.uk.

The University is committed to equality of opportunity and to selection on merit. It therefore welcomes applications from all sections of society and particularly welcomes applications from people with a disability.

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