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Professor/Reader in Strathclyde Institute of Pharmacy & Biomedical Sciences

University of Strathclyde - Strathclyde Institute for Pharmacy & Biomedical Sciences.

Location: Glasgow
Salary: £60,905 to £64,605
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 20th January 2021
Closes: 28th February 2021
Job Ref: 342201


Strathclyde Global Talent Programme

Job Title: Professor/Reader in Strathclyde Institute of Pharmacy & Biomedical Sciences  (342201) 

Location: Glasgow, UK

Salary: £60,905+

Hours: Full-time (flexible working considered)

Contract type: Open ended

Placed on: Wednesday 20 January 2021

Closes: Sunday 28 February 2021

Salary Range: Reader: £60,905 - £64,605         Professor: Competitive Professorial package commensurate with profile and experience.

Who we are

Be innovative and collaborative. Be a ‘Strathclyder’.

We are the University of Strathclyde. Our vision is innovative and ground breaking, placing us amongst the world’s leading international technological universities. We are vibrant, dynamic and passionate about solving the challenges facing society and industry through our cutting-edge, multi-disciplinary research, education and knowledge-exchange with global partners.

We are seeking to appoint extraordinary Professors/Readers who complement our strategic themes.

For more information visit the Strathclyde Global Talent Programme Website: or email

Our department

Strathclyde Institute of Pharmacy and Biomedical Sciences (SIPBS) is a UK leading research and teaching institute with a strong international presence.  Our mission is to identify, develop and optimise new medicines to the benefit of patients.  If your research focuses on any of the following areas, we’d love to hear from you:

  • Novel Drug Discovery, Bio-pharmaceuticals

Novel Drug Discovery is a key underpinning theme of the research strategy of the Institute focussing on key priority areas; cardiovascular biology, metabolism/diabetes, neuroscience, cancer and immunology/infection. We seek to combine mechanistic biology with novel discovery platform technologies as a means to identify new drug targets. 

Biopharmaceuticals encompasses efficient biopharmaceutical design processes, enhancing quality and efficacy, and reducing costs in the formulation and manufacturing processes.

We place an emphasis on collaborative multidisciplinary science. Interested candidates would have expertise in cutting edge technologies; drug screening, ‘omics, bioinformatics, drug delivery, formulation, production and manufacture.

The opportunity

We would love to hear from you if you have an internationally recognised research portfolio in this area, are publishing in leading international journals, are actively pursuing funding whilst building impactful collaborative links with industrial and business partners and if you have a passion for progressing teaching and learning.  In keeping with our commitment to equality and diversity, we encourage applications from all sections of the community, particularly those who can support our Athena SWAN activity, which inspires the advancement and representation of women in higher education.  For more information on diversity and inclusion at Strathclyde, please see here.

You’ll be rewarded with:

  • A generous remuneration package, with notable additional financial and non-financial benefits including pension and (where appropriate) a contribution towards relocation costs;
  • Excellent start-up support; and
  • Regular career review, with the opportunity to receive additional remuneration in recognition of outstanding contribution.

For further details and to apply to be a ‘Strathclyder’ in Strathclyde Institute of Pharmacy & Biomedical Sciences, impress us with your research plan here.

Closing date: Sunday 28 February 2021

In your application, please indicate at which level you wish your application to be considered: Professor, Reader or both.

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