Lecturer /Senior Lecturer in Cardiovascular Science

University of Birmingham - College of Medical and Dental Sciences

Institute of Cardiovascular Sciences

£39,993 - £74,259 (Lecturer salary from £39,993 - £47,722 a year with potential progression (to £53,690 a year)). (Senior Lecturer/Reader salary from £49,148 - £56,950 a year with potential progression (to £74,259 a year)).

The Institute of Cardiovascular Sciences wishes to appoint a Lecturer or Senior Lecturer with research interests in cellular and molecular mechanisms of cardiovascular disease and ability to assist in delivery of undergraduate and postgraduate programmes in cardiovascular science.

An applicant with an appropriate qualifications may be considered for appointment at Reader level. 

You will join a young, growing, internationally networked Institute, creating exciting new insights into the genetic and molecular mechanisms of thromboinflammatory disorders, atrial fibrillation and cardiomyopathies from complex molecular mechanisms to patient benefit.

Further information can be found at: www.birmingham.ac.uk/research/activity/cardiovascular-sciences/index.aspx

The successful candidate will create and disseminate knowledge at a senior through initiating and conducting original research, through publication and through developing and delivering undergraduate, postgraduate and CPD programmes, as appropriate to the disciplinary area. In addition, to contribute to the department/school through management/leadership, and enterprise activities, as appropriate.

The appointee will have a higher degree relevant to the research/teaching area (usually PhD) or equivalent qualifications, a record of success in publication of high quality research and in gaining research funding in an area linked to our strategic research themes: vascular inflammation, thrombosis and angiogenesis; genetic and molecular mechanisms of atrial fibrillation and cardiomyopathies. Particular consideration will be given to candidates with interest and expertise in translational research. Experience of undergraduate programme delivery and project supervision at undergraduate and postgraduate levels will be expected. He or she will underpin the Institute’ s five-year plan aiming to strategically strengthen our research environment and outputs.

Informal enquiries should be directed to Prof. Paulus Kirchhof, Professor of Cardiovascular Medicine (p.kirchhof@bham.ac.uk), Director of the Institute of Cardiovascular Sciences, or Prof. Steve Watson, Deputy Director of the Institute of Cardiovascular Sciences (Non-clinical) (s.p.watson@bham.ac.uk).  Further particulars are available at www.hr.bham.ac.uk/jobs.

The post is available immediately but the appointment dates is negotiable.

To download the details of this position and submit an electronic application online please click on the Apply Online button below, please quote the appropriate Job Ref 59301 in all enquiries, alternatively information can be obtained from www.birmingham.ac.uk/staff/jobs/index.aspx

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