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Senior Lecturer in Organotypic Systems

Imperial College London - National Heart & Lung Institute

Location: London
Salary: £66,130 to £68,987
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 4th July 2022
Closes: 8th August 2022
Job Ref: MED03231
 

Location: South Kensington Campus/Hammersmith Campus

Job Summary

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a research intensive Senior Lecturer at the Cardio-respiratory Interface Section at the National Heart and Lung Institute (NHLI), Faculty of Medicine.  The Institute is a world-leading research centre for investigating the causes and mechanisms underlying diseases of the cardiovascular and respiratory systems, and is an excellent environment for basic, clinical and translational research.

Organotypic systems (i.e., organoids, organ-on-a-chip and microfluidic models) are advancing at a fast pace and have an enormous growth potential.  As a Senior Lecturer in Organotypic Systems you will be expected to lead the development of organ-on-a-chip and consolidate the technology and collaborative studies across different Faculties at Imperial College, nationally and internationally.  You will be able to contribute to the delivery of outstanding research within NHLI and to engage in interdisciplinary collaboration across College. 

Duties and responsibilities

  • You will develop a broad range of disease models focusing on cardiovascular and respiratory research within the National Heart and Lung Institute
  • You will foster national and international scientific collaborations with other world-leading centres.
  • You will teach and supervise undergraduate, postgraduate, masters and higher research degrees.
  • You will demonstrate excellent leadership skills with regards to individual performance, academic teams, the NHLI, Faculty, College, clinical teams, and when participating in national/international initiatives.

Essential requirements

  • Further Higher Degree, PhD or equivalent and skill and background in respiratory immunology.
  • Have extensive experience in leading the design of research programs, published papers and presenting research.
  • Have a track record of successfully securing research grants, high quality research publications and experience in teaching.
  • Experience of Training Undergraduate, Postgraduate and higher degree students.
  • Be able to make a significant contribution to the management and leadership of the department.
  • Will have competency in interdisciplinary research to develop organ-mimetic systems to represent various human organs amenable to experimentation, mechanistic or translational.

Further Information

The post is full-time and open ended, subject to satisfactory academic progress. Appointment will usually be made at the lower end of the salary scale, unless appropriate experience is demonstrated commensurate with a higher spine point.

Candidates will need to complete the online application to be considered for this role.  Should you require any further details on the role please contact: Eleanor Tucker eleanor.tucker@imperial.ac.uk

The College is a proud signatory to the San-Francisco Declaration on Research Assessment (DORA), which means that in hiring and promotion decisions, we evaluate applicants on the quality of their work, not the journal impact factor where it is published. For more information, see https://www.imperial.ac.uk/research-and-innovation/about-imperial-research/research-evaluation/

 The College believes that the use of animals in research is vital to improve human and animal health and welfare. Animals may only be used in research programmes where their use is shown to be necessary for developing new treatments and making medical advances. Imperial is committed to ensuring that, in cases where this research is deemed essential, all animals in the College’s care are treated with full respect, and that all staff involved with this work show due consideration at every level. http://www.imperial.ac.uk/research-and-innovation/about-imperial-research/research-integrity/animal-research

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