Lecturer in Cell Biology/Immunology of Regenerative Medicine

University of Leeds - Faculty of Biological Sciences

Are you an academic with proven abilities to carry out teaching and research in cell biology/immunology of regenerative medicine and related topics? Do you have an excellent research record and proven success obtaining funding? Are you passionate about delivering an exceptional student experience in a research-intensive Russell Group University?

We are looking for an outstanding academic of high potential who is able to demonstrate a growing track record in research, student education and academic leadership. You will join us as a Lecturer in the area of cell biology/immunology with a focus on one or more of the following areas of regenerative medicine: the musculoskeletal, cardiovascular, spinal or nervous system.

You will deliver world class research and inspirational teaching and supervision in a top School in a research intensive UK University. As a Lecturer, you will have well developed strategies for research and innovation, which cross the boundaries between biomedical science, engineering and the physical sciences and medicine. You will have a clear view of how your research will be translated to achieve societal/ healthcare and/or economic impact within an achievable timeframe. You will be expected to have established interactions with industry/ and or healthcare providers.

With a vision and drive to develop a prestigious internationally competitive research portfolio as well as a passion for undertaking research-led teaching you will make a significant impact on the performance, stature and profile of research and student education at the University of Leeds.

The University of Leeds and the Faculty of Biological Sciences are committed to providing equal opportunities for all and offer a range of family friendly policies. The University is a charter member of Athena SWAN (the national body that promotes gender equality in higher education), and the Faculty of Biological Sciences gained a Bronze award in 2014 and submitted an application for a Silver award in April 2017. We are proud to be an inclusive Faculty that values all staff, and are happy to consider job share applications and requests for flexible working arrangements from our employees. Our Athena SWAN webpage provides more information. www.fbs.leeds.ac.uk/equality-and-diversity/athena-swan

This post is being advertised concurrently with an opening for a Lecturer in Integrative Membrane Biology – only one post is available.

To explore the post further or for any queries you may have, please contact:

Dr Karen Birch, Head of School

Tel: +44 (0)113 343 6713, email: K.M.Birch@leeds.ac.uk

Dr Susan Deuchars, Director of Research

Tel: +44 (0)113 343 4249, email: S.A.Deuchars@leeds.ac.uk

Professor Joanne Tipper, Head of Biomedical Engineering Research Group

Tel: +44 (0)113 343 5611, email: J.L.Tipper@leeds.ac.uk

Location: Leeds - Main Campus

School/Institute: School of Biomedical Sciences

Working Time: 100%

Interview Date: Friday 17 November 2017

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