Lecturer in Stem Cell biology

The University of Edinburgh - College of Science and Engineering - Institute for Stem Cell Research

Closing Date: 10-APR-2018 at 5pm GMT

We seek an excellent scientist and inspiring teacher who addresses key questions in stem cell biology or developmental biology that are directly relevant to stem cell or regenerative biology.  We particularly encourage applications from candidates who employ single cell or synthetic approaches. 

You should have the ability, enthusiasm and breadth of vision required to be a future leader in this rapidly-moving field. You will pursue an independent research programme, working collaboratively and leading a team. You must have an established track record of relevant publications and the potential to win future investment in research, and will be expected to engage with industrial and public research users and funders. You will be enthusiastic about teaching and student-centred learning for both undergraduate and postgraduate students.

The University of Edinburgh is an exciting, vibrant, research-led academic community offering opportunities to work with leading international academics whose visions are shaping tomorrow’s world. The School of Biological Sciences is one of the UK’s largest and most highly-rated life sciences departments, providing an innovative environment for research and teaching with a strong emphasis on interdisciplinary research. Within the School, our MRC Centre for Regenerative Medicine is world leading in the stem cell, developmental and regenerative biology. The candidate will join a team of group leaders working at the interface between stem cell biology and regenerative medicine. The candidate will have access to cutting-edge core equipment and technical expertise for tissue culture, FACS, light microscopy and transgenesis.

The University of Edinburgh aims to ensure equality of opportunity and the School of Biological Sciences holds an Athena Swan Silver award. We welcome applications from everyone irrespective of gender or ethnic group. As women and members of ethnic minorities are currently under-represented in posts at this level we particularly encourage applications from members of these groups. Applications for part-time or full-time working will be considered and we have a range of policies to support flexible working.

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The University of Edinburgh is a charitable body, registered in

Scotland, with registration number SC005336.

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