Senior Lecturer/Reader (Associate Professor) in Biomedical Genetics

University of Bath – Biology & Biochemistry

As part of a major investment in the biological sciences, we are seeking outstanding individuals to join our Cell and Developmental Biology Research Theme in the Department of Biology and Biochemistry at The University of Bath ( We are especially interested in researchers whose work addresses disorders of the nervous system, stem cell biology, metabolic disease or cancer, but all fields of biomedical genetics will be considered.

We seek an ambitious researcher in the field of biomedical genetics to contribute to maintaining and enhancing our international standing in biomedical sciences; preference will be given to candidates working with zebrafish (or medaka).

Candidates for all positions will be expected to have a first-class track record of research grant funding and publication and should have an established history of successful collaboration both within and outside their current institution, commensurate with their career stage. The candidates will all be expected to develop and/or contribute to courses within our Biomedical Sciences undergraduate programme.

Interviews are expected in mid-September 2017 (Senior Lecturer/Reader positions) and early October 2017 (Lecturer). Queries should be addressed to Prof. Robert Kelsh (, Theme Lead) or to Prof. Rod Scott (, Head of Department).

The University of Bath and our Department has an Athena SWAN Bronze award. We are committed to equality of opportunity and encourage applications from women and underrepresented groups. 

Interview Date: To be confirmed.