Senior Lecturer: Computational Medicinal Chemistry (Teaching and Research)

University of Birmingham - School of Pharmacy, Institute of Clinical Sciences

College of Medical & Dental Sciences

Full time starting salary is normally in the range £49,148 to £56,950. With potential progression once in post to £74,259 a year.

The School of Pharmacy at the University of Birmingham offers a successful, clinically-orientated, fully accredited 4-year MPharm, a postgraduate Certificate in Independent Prescribing and is launching a 5-year MPharm. We are expanding the staff to augment our already world leading research and to support the teaching developments. The School of Pharmacy is closely integrated with partner research Institutes and professions in the College, and has excellent collaborative research links with the School of Chemistry and significant involvement with initiatives in Drug Discovery and Development across campus that capitalize on the outstanding end-to-end capabilities in the university, including target biology, enabling medicinal chemistry, direct clinical trials access and clinical trials expertise.

The post holder will pursue sustained research activity through original research and scholarship, including other research-related contributions through conference papers and presentations and/or consultancy projects and advice. They will contribute at a senior level on a sustained basis in learning and teaching. In addition, the post holder will make an important contribution to the development and running of the School, for example, leading activity on teaching assessment and/or on research.

The post holder will be able to demonstrate competence in Research, Learning and Teaching and some aspects of Management and Administration relevant to the School of Pharmacy and the   discipline of Computational Medicinal Chemistry. They will have a PhD in computational chemistry or a related discipline, an excellent national reputation and a developing international profile through significant original research work and a clear record of impact, demonstrating evidence of success in the discipline of Computational Medicinal Chemistry, showing high level peer esteem as evidenced by an excellent reputation in the UK and internationally. This will be reflected in sustained high quality outputs, innovation, impact, an excellent and sustained record of peer reviewed research publications, a successful and sustained supervision of doctoral students to completion and a substantial and sustained research income generation, e.g. through research grants, contracts, research consultancy or other external funding.

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