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Senior Lecturer or Clinical Senior Lecturer in Immunology (E&R)

University of Exeter - College of Medicine and Health - Diabetes Research

Location: Exeter
Salary: £44,559 to £58,089 please see advert
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 3rd May 2019
Closes: 3rd June 2019
Job Ref: P01266

The starting salary will be from £44,559 to £58,089 on Grade G, depending on qualifications and experience (pro rata for part-time appointments). For clinical appointments, salary will be on the clinical scales according to clinical experience. 

Package: Generous holiday allowances, flexible working, pension scheme (including NHS Pension if eligible) and relocation package (if applicable).

Following a recent major award, our Diabetes Centre of Excellence is expanding substantially.

This permanent, full time or part time post is available at the University of Exeter Medical School, College of Medicine & Health, based in Exeter.

Summary of the role

The post holder will be recognised internationally as a research rising star. They will lead a dynamic research group which will take forward novel ideas, secure funding sufficient to ensure the sustainability of the research team and deliver innovative research projects. They will supervise and enthuse undergraduate and postgraduate students in research and excel at teaching. The post holder will produce research outputs at an appropriate level and disseminate their research to academic, healthcare and patient communities. Collaboration with other colleagues in the College of Medicine and Health, the Living Systems Institute, Centre for Medical Mycology and Institute for Data Science and Artificial Intelligence is very much encouraged as is the development of external national and international collaborations.

Applications from specialists in Immunology are very welcome. The immunologists will be able to work on novel and pioneering approaches using unique human pancreas samples obtained at the time of diagnosis of type 1 diabetes. The ultimate aim is to understand the underlying disease processes in order to stimulate the development and application of novel immunotherapies and inform the design of new clinical trials. The availability of our new high-resolution, automated, digital pathology system will support this work by superseding current more laborious methods of image analysis. Interdisciplinary work will be with our Living Systems Institute.

We are particularly interested in individuals who:

  • Will bring their leadership, tools and skills and contribute their expertise to this diabetes research in the areas of Bayesian Statistics, Artificial Intelligence, Immunology and Cell Biology
  • And have educational strengths in the above areas.

We welcome applications from individuals who have the skills described above but who have not, as yet, applied those skills to diabetes research but are keen to do so, as well as those already working in diabetes and its associated conditions.

You can view the Job Description and Person Specification document here.

About College of Medicine and Health and Diabetes Research

University of Exeter Medical School is renowned for its world leading diabetes research www.exeter.ac.uk/diabetes.

Our world-leading diabetes research and outstanding postgraduate and professional education are underpinned by our expertise in genomics, molecular biology and cell biology, physiology and cutting-edge innovation in technology. Our advances span from discovering biological causes and mechanisms, to improving diagnosis and treatment worldwide, to prevention and supporting people to live healthier lifestyles.

We offer generous set up packages for candidates that transfer significant research grants to the University.

Further Information

To arrange an informal discussion, contact Starr Young at diabetescareers@exeter.ac.uk

The College is proud to have a Silver Athena SWAN award in recognition of our commitment and impact to providing equality of opportunity and advancing the to advancing the careers of women in science, technology, engineering, maths and medicine (STEMM) in higher education and research.

   
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