Lecturer in Molecular and Cellular Sciences

University of Surrey - School of Veterinary Medicine

The University of Surrey is an international University with a world-class teaching and research profile and an enterprising spirit. Inventive and forward-thinking, our heritage shows a recurring theme of doing things differently – and achieving notable results. The University of Surrey has risen in all major league tables for UK universities in the past year.  We’re incredibly proud to have been named University of the Year by The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2016. We’ve climbed to 4thplace in the Guardian University Guide for 2016 and moved up to 8thplace in the Complete University Guide 2016.

We have recently invested in a new School of Veterinary Medicine and as part of its development, we are currently seeking applications from exceptional individuals with expertise in molecular and cellular sciences to deliver our ambitions to expand and develop the faculty’s research strategy. We have recently appointed several key individuals in the field of cardiovascular research (clinical and basic scientists) and it is envisaged that the successful candidate’s expertise ideally should fit with or compliment this are of research. The University of Surrey offers excellent facilities within which to advance your teaching and the opportunity to undertake pedagogical research with the department of higher education.

You will have a PhD in a related field and significant postdoctoral research experience. The post holder is expected to lead an independent research portfolio that is supported by external funding and evidenced by high quality publication, whilst contributing to the teaching of preclinical sciences ( e.g. genetics, physiology, molecular biology, cellular sciences etc) at postgraduate and undergraduate level. The post holder ideally will be involved in working together with other members of the Department of Preclinical Veterinary Sciences to drive the ‘One Health’ cardiovascular research strategy and have had prior research experience in this field

This is an exciting opportunity for a motivated individual to play a leading role in helping shape the University’s research programme as well as deliver an innovative curriculum.

In addition to competitive salary package, you will receive a generous annual leave entitlement, development opportunities, an award-winning pension scheme and relocation assistance (where applicable).

Informal enquiries can be made to Dr Kamalan Jeevaratnam, Head of the Department of Veterinary Pre-Clinical Sciences via e-mail at k.jeevaratnam@surrey.ac.uk

For more information and to apply, please visit: https://jobs.surrey.ac.uk/076115

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