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Lecturer in Bionanotechnology and Biochemical Engineering

University College London - London Centre for Nanotechnology

Location: London
Salary: £43,884 to £51,769 per annum
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 15th February 2019
Closes: 7th April 2019
Job Ref: 1792232

Duties and Responsibilities

This position is an exciting new academic appointment that will be jointly held between UCL’s London Centre for Nanotechnology and the Department for Biochemical Engineering.

The post holder will work in the field of nanosensors for point of care disease diagnosis and or bioprocess analysis applications. This is an exciting opportunity to work with a multidisciplinary team and the new member of staff will be directly affiliated to the £11M i-sense EPSRC Interdisciplinary Research Collaboration (IRC) in Early Warning Sensing Systems for Infectious Diseases, one of three national EPSRC centres of excellence in sensing systems (

The person appointed will be responsible for the initiation of new research areas; working collaboratively and to share coordination of complex research programmes; becoming a key partner in new national and international funded collaborations; and managing research proposals for such funding. The person appointed will also be required to teach students at both undergraduate and postgraduate level. This will be through a selection of lecturing, tutoring, classwork demonstrating, project supervision, and laboratory demonstrating.

This post is open-ended. 

Key Requirements

The successful candidate will hold a good first degree and PhD in a relevant engineering or physical science discipline. They will have proven communication skills, demonstrable collaboration activity and a growing track record in high quality publications and presentations in high profile conferences or meetings.

A proven record of conducting high quality research and working with end users is essential, as is the ability to work collaboratively and to share in managing complex programmes.

Track record and proven skills in teaching will be valued but are considered to be a skill which may be acquired in the early years of post. What is essential is commitment to high quality academic research and teaching, and continuous professional development.

Further Details

UCL vacancy reference: 1792232

Applicants should apply online. To access further details about the position and how to apply please click on the ‘Apply’ button above.

If you have any queries regarding the vacancy or the application process, please contact Denise Ottley at the London Centre for Nanotechnology, or 17-19 Gordon Street, London WC1H 0AH, for advice.

Informal enquiries regarding the vacancy can be made to Prof Rachel McKendry,

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