Lecturer or Associate Professor in Neuroscience and/or Pharmacology

University College London
Division of Biosciences
WorkplaceLondon, Greater London, UK


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Lecturer or Associate Professor in Neuroscience and/or Pharmacology, - Ref:1794969

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The Research Department of Neuroscience, Physiology and Pharmacology (NPP) is internationally-renowned for its fundamental research that incorporates cellular, molecular and systems-based studies of neurotransmitter receptors and ion channels, neurophysiology, neural networks, and associated signalling pathways. The Department embodies a rich research environment providing access to cutting edge techniques in all aspects of electrophysiology, cellular and molecular biology, biochemistry and imaging.

The Department has many interdisciplinary collaborative interactions, and affiliated staff, across the broad neuroscience research domain at UCL including close links to the Sainsbury-Wellcome Centre for Neural Circuits and Behaviour and the Francis Crick Institute, and also including epithelial physiology research. The Department is committed to providing the highest quality undergraduate and postgraduate teaching and research training evidenced by flagship programmes that include the MSc Neuroscience, our Wellcome Trust 4-yr PhD programme in Neuroscience, and in addition providing lead organisation for two MRC-funded 4yr programmes: in Neuroscience, and in Fundamental Mechanisms of Disease.

The key missions of the Research Department of Neuroscience, Physiology & Pharmacology are to conduct world-leading and internationally-ranked research and excellent teaching, the latter serves the educational needs of undergraduate and post-graduate science and medical students.

The successful candidate should have a PhD or equivalent qualification an outstanding contribution to a body of knowledge and an international research profile with commensurate, sustained research or other outcomes appropriate to the discipline. The candidate must demonstrate excellence in teaching and evidence of contributions to the management or administration in an academic Department, or Faculty. The candidate must demonstrate successful collaboration with other research teams/ institutions and significant and sustained success in obtaining research grants.

A job description and person specification can be accessed at the bottom of the page. To apply for the vacancy please click on the ‘Apply Now’ button below.

If you wish to discuss the post informally, please contact Professor Trevor Smart, Head of the Research Department of Neuroscience, Physiology & Pharmacology (t.smart [at] ucl[.]ac[.]uk )

If you have any queries regarding the application process, please contact BioSciences Staffing (biosciences.staffing [at] ucl[.]ac[.]uk) quoting reference number 1794969.

We particularly welcome female applicants and those from an ethnic minority, as they are under-represented within UCL at this level.

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We will consider applications to work on a part-time, flexible and job share basis wherever possible.

Our department holds an Athena SWAN Bronze award, in recognition of our commitment to advancing gender equality.

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and reference  JobID 160767.