Lecturer in Cancer Biology (Education & Research)

Staffordshire (GB)
01 Sep 2021
End of advertisement period
05 Oct 2021
Academic Discipline
Life sciences, Biological Sciences
Contract Type
Full Time

Keele University

Faculty of Natural Sciences - School of Life Sciences

Lecturer in Cancer Biology (Education & Research)

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 £170 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 Cancer Biology. This post aims to enhance the School’s Biomedical, Biochemistry and Molecular and Structural research profile and develop undergraduate and postgraduate teaching and supervision. Specifically you will engage in, and publish, international leading research, generate research income, successfully supervise undergraduate and postgraduate students and undertake teaching responsibilities relevant to Bioscience programmes across 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 Keele University Medical School.

You should have a Ph.D. Cancer Biology or a related area, which complements the research profile of the School of Life Sciences. Applications are invited from candidates with expertise in any area of Cancer Biology but we would strongly welcome applicants who complement our current research areas, such as cell and molecular medicine, cell signalling, infection, neuroscience, molecular and structural bioscience, applied biochemistry, or a research area that can strengthen or develop cross theme or disciplinary research opportunities.

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.

The University is committed to operating flexible working practices wherever possible.

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.

Closing date for applications: 5 October 2021.

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

Interviews will be held on: 20 October 2021.

Post reference: KU00001801

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