Lecturer in Neuroscience

Location
United Kingdom
Posted
Jun 13, 2018
Closes
Jul 10, 2018
Organization Type
University and College
Hours
Full Time
Are you an academic carrying out high quality neuroscience research and with an ability to teach neuroscience relevant to physiological functions?

Do you have a growing track record in research, student education and academic leadership?

Do you use cutting edge approaches to provide new insight into physiology, neuroscience and associated pathologies?

Are you passionate about delivering world class research and an exceptional student experience in a research-intensive Russell Group University?

We are seeking to appoint a highly motivated and successful neuroscientist with the ability and skills to integrate multiple cutting edge approaches to enable a new level of insight into physiology, neuroscience and associated pathologies. You will contribute to and further enhance the world-class research and teaching within the School of Biomedical Sciences that is currently being carried out by the Neuroscience research group.As a Lecturer, you will have well-developed strategies for research and innovation, which bring together neuroscience, physiology and medicine. You will have a vision and drive to develop an internationally competitive research portfolio and a clear view of how their research will be translated to achieve societal/ healthcare and/or economic impact within an achievable timeframe. Established interactions with industry/ and or healthcare providers would also be advantageous. Examples of expertise of particular interest include genetic and genomic approaches in neuroscience; in vivo imaging to monitor neuronal activity, opto- and chemogenetics; however candidates within other areas of neuroscience are also welcome to apply. An important attribute of the successful candidate is a passion for research-led teaching as you are expected to make a significant impact on the performance, status and profile of student education at the University of Leeds. The University obtained Gold in the recent Teaching Excellence Framework assessment; this appointment is therefore a chance for a successful applicant to join a sector-leading group within the UK.

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