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Associate Professor Human Integrative Metabolism & Physiology

University of Nottingham - Life Sciences

Location: Nottingham
Salary: £54,949 to £67,521 per annum (pro-rata if applicable) depending on skills and experience
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 10th January 2023
Closes: 6th February 2023
Job Ref: MED586722

Location: UK Other

Salary: Salary progression beyond this scale is subject to performance.

Applications are invited for an Associate Professor in Human Metabolism and Physiology, within the division of Physiology, Pharmacology and Neuroscience, School of Life Sciences, University of Nottingham.

This is a combined research and teaching position, and the role holder will be expected to lead a research programme relevant to research strengths in human metabolism and physiology in the context of ageing, exercise, inactivity and nutrition, and their contribution to health and disease progression, and to contribute to teaching on the BSc in Sport and Exercise Science.   

The successful applicant will be expected to develop a programme of research that dovetails with current translational research initiatives within the David Greenfield Human Physiology Unit in the Division of Physiology, Pharmacology and Neuroscience and wider University strategic research structures (MRC/Versus Arthritis Centre for Musculoskeletal Ageing Research; Centre for Sport, Exercise and Osteoarthritis Versus Arthritis; Sir Peter Mansfield Imaging Centre; Nottingham NIHR Biomedical Research Centre). 

The role holder will maintain a consistently excellent standard of teaching, support student learning that is underpinned by scholarship, take responsibility for the quality of the design of academic courses/programmes and contribute to curriculum development and quality assurance, and delivery and assessments in the BSc in Sport and Exercise Science.

The appointee should hold a PhD or equivalent in a subject area relevant to human metabolism and physiology in the context of ageing, disease, exercise, health, nutrition and physical inactivity, and have an excellent track record in research evidenced by first and senior author of original, peer-reviewed publications. A history of securing research grant income as a principal investigator supported by evidence of providing effective research leadership, planning, building and resourcing a research team and delivering research results is also required. The role holder will have considerable experience of a formal role in undergraduate and postgraduate teaching, demonstrated success in maintaining excellent standard of teaching along with previous experience of the supervision and pastoral care of students at all levels. 

The post is offered on a full time (36.25 hours per week), permanent contract. However, we are open to discuss flexible working arrangements, and job share arrangements may be considered. Please specify in your application if you wish to work part time and indicate your preferred number of hours.

Informal enquiries may be addressed to Paul Greenhaff, email paul.greenhaff@nottingham.ac.uk or Kostas Tsintzas, e-mail kostas.tsintzas@nottingham.ac.uk. Please note that applications sent directly to these email addresses will not be accepted.

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Our University is a supportive, inclusive, caring and positive community. We warmly welcome those of different cultures, ethnicities and beliefs – indeed this very diversity is vital to our success, it is fundamental to our values and enriches life on campus. We welcome applications from UK, Europe and from across the globe. For more information on the support we offer our international colleagues, see our Moving to Nottingham pages.

For successful international applicants, we provide financial support for your visa and the immigration health surcharge, plus an interest-free loan to help cover the cost of immigration-related expenses for any dependants accompanying you to the UK. For more information please see the our webpage on Financial support for visas and the immigration health surcharge.

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