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Lecturer in Neuroscience (Education & Research)

Keele University - School of Life Sciences

Location: Keele
Salary: Grade 7a or 8 dependent on experience*
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 26th August 2021
Closes: 5th October 2021
Job Ref: KU00001864

*Grade 7a or 8 dependent on experience

Grade 7a Salary range £33,797 - £41,526

Grade 8 Salary range £42,793 - £51,034

Keele University is renowned for its exciting approach to higher education, innovative research, beautiful campus, strong community spirit and excellent student experience.  With a turnover in excess of £150 million, over 10,000 students and a total staff of approximately 2000, the University provides high quality teaching across a wide range of academic and vocational subjects and promotes world-class research.  Further information can be found at http://www.keele.ac.uk.

As part of the continued development of The School of Life Sciences we are seeking to appoint a Lecturer in Neuroscience. This post is a key appointment which will be of importance in enhancing the School’s Neuroscience research profile and developing undergraduate and postgraduate teaching and supervision. Specifically you will engage in, and publish, world leading research and generate research income; successfully supervise undergraduate and postgraduate students and undertake teaching responsibilities relevant to programmes of the School. This post represents an exciting opportunity for an individual to develop their research in a buoyant and expanding School of Life Sciences, which has strong links to the schools of Medicine, Psychology and the Veterinary Science.

You should have a Ph.D. Neuroscience or a related area, which compliments the research profile of the School of Life Sciences. Applications are invited from candidates with expertise in any area of Neuroscience and its applications but we would strongly welcome applicants who compliment our current research areas including sensory, molecular, physiological, pharmacological and behavioural aspects, as well as related clinical and translational research and/or research areas that can strengthen or develop cross theme or disciplinary research opportunities, such as arboviral neuropathies or insect neuroscience.

Applications are therefore welcomed from individuals committed to high-quality research and teaching with a good track record of achievement. It is our expectation that you will qualify for inclusion in future Research Excellence Framework submissions in the UK. You will be able to incorporate your knowledge and experience of the discipline into exciting learning experiences for undergraduate and postgraduate students.

Keele University values equality and diversity across our workforce and to ensuring our staff community is reflective of the diversity of our student population. In support of these commitments the University welcomes applications from individuals of Black, Asian and ethnic minority backgrounds for all roles.

For an informal discussion about the post please contact Professor Dawn Scott, Head of School of Life Sciences.

For full post details and to find out more about working at Keele please visit: www.keele.ac.uk/vacancies

Keele University employees wishing to apply should login to Employee Self Service and click on the 'View current vacancies' link.

Closing date for applications: 5th October 2021

Shortlisting will take place on 7th & 8th October, shortlisted candidates can expect to hear by the end of Friday 8th October.

Interviews will be held on: 22nd October 2021

Post reference: KU00001864

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