Lecturer / Senior Lecturer / Reader in Immunology

University of Bristol - School of Cellular and Molecular Medicine

The School of Cellular and Molecular Medicine at the University of Bristol seeks to further strengthen its internationally competitive research base in infection and immunity by making an appointment in immunology at Lecturer/Senior Lecturer/Reader level.

We encourage scientifically outstanding applicants that complement and enhance current School activities in Immunology (autoimmunity, inflammation, molecular immunology, tumour immunology, host pathogen interactions). The position will be based in the Biomedical Sciences Building with access to outstanding core facilities (including Proteomics, Imaging, Genomics, and Flow Cytometry). The School also has a proven track record for translational work (five world-leading 4* “Impact Cases” in the REF2014).

The successful candidate will bring creative high impact research programmes to undertake internationally competitive research supported by external funding. They will also contribute to the teaching of postgraduate and undergraduate students within the School and across the Faculty of Biomedical Sciences. With over 30 research groups in the School working in cancer biology, infection and immunity and stem cell biology, and close interactions with other Schools within the University, there are extensive opportunities for collaboration within a world-class environment.

Potential applicants are encouraged to make general informal enquiries through the future Head of School, Professor Anne Ridley FRS (ar17704@bristol.ac.uk), the School Research Director, Professor Christoph Wuelfing (Christoph.Wuelfing@bristol.ac.uk) or Head of Teaching, Dr Keith Brown (keith.brown@bristol.ac.uk).

The University of Bristol (http://www.bristol.ac.uk/) was ranked among the top five institutions in the UK for its research, according to the Research Excellence Framework: www.bristol.ac.uk/news/2015/january/ref-update.html

Applications should include a 2-page summary of research accomplishments and future plans. Interviews for shortlisted candidates will be held on 25 and 26 January 2018.

We have other routes for recruitment at Professor level and informal enquiries should be sent to the Head of School, Professor Anne Ridley FRS. 

The closing date for applications is midnight on Sunday 10 December 2017.

The University of Bristol is committed to diversity and inclusion and welcomes applications from all sections of the academic community.

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