Lecturer

King's College London - King’s British Heart Foundation Centre of Research Excellence

Grade 7, £40,523 - £51,260 per annum plus £2,623 London Weighting Allowance per annum

This post will be fixed term for 3 years

The King’s College London (KCL) Cardiovascular Division is one of the largest Research Divisions within the Faculty of Life Sciences and Medicine and currently comprises ~ 290 staff and students, including 50 Principal Investigators whose work is focused on the mechanisms and treatment of cardiovascular disease. We host a British Heart Foundation (BHF) Centre of Research Excellence, established in 2008 and renewed in 2014.

The Division and BHF Centre provide an outstanding environment for the pursuit of cutting-edge research (www.kcl.ac.uk/lsm/research/divisions/cardio/index.aspx), with excellent basic-clinical interaction and a strong focus on mentoring and career development. The Division was part of the KCL UoA1 for REF2014, being ranked first in the UK in the Guardian league tables and third in the Times Higher tables.

Applications are invited for the post of Lecturer in Proteomics/Bioinformatics in the Cardiovascular Division within the School of Life Sciences and Medicine at KCL. 

The post holder will have a proven track record of internationally-recognised research in either proteomics or bioinformatics. We wish to appoint an individual with a track record of research productivity and expertise in cardiovascular proteomics or bioinformatics - as evidenced by well-cited original publications in high-impact journals – and potential to become a first class internationally-recognised leader in research. The post will be allied to a research group within the Division led by Prof. Manuel Mayr who has recently been awarded a Personal BHF Chair and will focus on applying –omics technologies to study cardiovascular diseases. The post holder will further develop their research programme within the group and Division, as well as collaborate with other PIs within the Division and the King’s BHF Centre of Research Excellence and more widely. The successful applicant will have a track record of PhD supervision, a strong background in proteomics or bioinformatics, and be an excellent team player. A contribution to undergraduate/postgraduate education will be part of the job, at an appropriate level as determined by the Head of Division. The job will be located at Denmark Hill campus.

For an informal discussion to find out more about the role please contact Prof Manuel Mayr (manuel.mayr@kcl.ac.uk)

To apply for this role, please go to the King’s College London HireWire Job Board and register to download and submit the specified application form.

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