Assistant or Associate Professor in Biological Sciences (Grades 8 and 9)

Durham University - Biological Science

Based in one of the top five Biological Sciences Departments in the UK - according to the Complete University Guide - you will strengthen our cross-disciplinary research in the area of biochemistry, molecular biology and/or cell biology. We are particularly keen to hear from you if you are working with microbial, animal or plant model organisms. At Durham, you will enjoy the support of an excellent research infrastructure and a strong mentoring system and you will have a reduced teaching load in your first two years to support your career development.

You’ll need:

A good first-degree, complemented by a PhD in biological sciences, biochemistry or a relevant subject.

The ability to produce world-class research in the field of biochemistry, molecular biology and/or cell biology, including a research plan which supports the activities of the department.

Proof that you have contributed to the leadership of research groups and can mentor early career researchers.

Experience of providing excellent supervision to PhD students.

The ability to develop successful research project proposals, with the scope to secure funding or generate income.

Experience of delivering high-quality teaching across lectures and in smaller study groups, with the ability attain fellowship of the HEA.

Confident leadership and communication skills, with the willingness to work collaboratively as part of a team.

If you can provide evidence of an internationally competitive research programme supported by external grant income, then you are invited to apply for the Associate Professor role at grade 9.

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