Associate Professorship of Biochemistry

EmployerUniversity of Oxford
Department of Biochemistry in association with Somerville College
Published19 May 2017
Closing Date26 May 2017
WorkplaceOxford, South East England, UK
CategoryLife Sciences


Associate Professorship of Biochemistry

Department of Biochemistry in association with Somerville College, Oxford

Grade 10a: 45,562 - 61,179 p.a.

Applications are invited for an Associate Professorship of Biochemistry based at the Department of Biochemistry, South Parks Road, Oxford, with effect from 1 September 2017 or as soon as possible thereafter. The post is in association with a Tutorial Fellowship at Somerville College. The Associate Professor will join a dynamic and collaborative department whose goal is to address a wide range of questions relating to the fundamental basis of all cellular life from complex multicellular eukaryotes to single cell microbial organisms and viruses. The main duties of this post will be to conduct an independent research programme in their chosen area of biochemistry and to contribute, in their area of expertise, to teaching courses for Honours degree students in Molecular and Cellular Biochemistry, Biomedical Sciences and Biology through lectures and practical classes, and to college teaching and tutorials.

You should have a higher degree (PhD/DPhil) in a relevant biologically related science; an ability to contribute to teaching and training of undergraduate and graduate students; a strong and developing track record of research in any area of molecular and cellular biochemistry; current research funding or an independent research track record likely to attract competitive research grant funding. You will also be expected to participate in the administration of Somerville College and the Department of Biochemistry.

An attractive financial package is offered to the successful applicant, including a College housing allowance of 7,925 p.a., plus other College benefits. An allowance of 2,655 p.a. would be made upon award of the title of Full Professor.

Applications for this vacancy are to be made online. To apply for this role and for further details, including the job description and selection criteria, please click on the link below.

The closing date for applications is 12.00 noon on Friday 26 May 2017. Interviews for shortlisted candidates will be held on Tuesday 4 and Wednesday 5 July 2017.

Applications are particularly welcome from women, black and minority ethnic candidates who are underrepresented in academic posts in Oxford.

Contact Person : Professor Francis Barr Vacancy ID : 128265

Contact Number : 01865 613368 Closing Date : 26-May-2017

Contact Email : francis.barr [at] bioch[.]ox[.]

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