Associate/Assistant Professor of Genome Dynamics

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WorkplaceNottingham, East Midlands, UK


Associate/Assistant Professor of Genome Dynamics

£36261 to £61618 per annum (pro-rata if applicable) depending on skills and experience. Salary progression beyond this scale is subject to performance.

Associate Professor: £51,630- £61,618 per annum

Assistant Professor: £36,261- £48,677 per annum

The University of Nottingham seeks applications for a full-time Associate or Assistant Professor in Genome Dynamics to lead individual and collaborative research in the School of Life Sciences, and to contribute to teaching on the undergraduate degrees delivered by the School.

The successful applicant should have a track record in an area related to DNA replication, recombination and repair, chromosome segregation, or genome architecture and engineering. They should have a record of recent high-quality publications and experience of securing research funding.

The position will be within the Division of Infections, Immunity and Microbes in the School of Life Sciences. The successful applicant will be expected to carry out research that complements existing work in the Division and the wider School. In particular, they should be open to collaborations with other members of the School working in the areas of DNA replication, recombination and host responses to DNA damage.

The School of Life Sciences has excellent facilities for biochemistry, cell biology, confocal and super-resolution microscopy, flow cytometry, Next Generation sequencing, and bioinformatics analysis of genome sequences and population structures. There are also significant strengths in cancer biology and links to medical facilities in the Queen's Medical Centre.

This post provides an exciting opportunity for the further development and expansion of your research programme and excellent opportunities for developing collaborative links with centres of excellence within the Faculty and University, as well as nationally and internationally in the field of genome dynamics.

The successful candidate will make a significant contribution to courses/programmes to maintain high teaching standards and to contribute to the delivery and assessments in the Biology degree, with potential contributions to Biochemistry and Medical degrees.

The role holder may have some line management responsibilities and contribute to the professional development and mentoring of members of the Infections, Immunity & Microbes research division, thereby contributing to the overall administration of the School.

Candidates must hold A PhD or be near to completion of, a PhD or studying towards a PhD or equivalent in a subject area relevant to Genome Dynamics.

As part of the application process, please identify what you consider to be your best 4 papers to date.

In addition to uploading your CV, please specify the level of post that you wish to be considered for and outline your skills, knowledge and experience to support this.

This is a full-time permanent role

Informal enquiries may be addressed to Professor Thorsten Allers: Thorsten.allers [at] nottingham[.]ac[.]uk and Professor Uwe Vinkemeier: uwe.vinkemeier [at] nottingham[.]ac[.]uk

Please note that applications sent directly to these Email addresses will not be accepted.

The School of Life Sciences holds an Athena Silver SWAN Award, in recognition of our commitment to supporting and advancing women’s careers in the life sciences (STEMM). You can read more about this initiative at ?" target="_blank" rel="nofollow"> documents/athen...

Our University has always been 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, visit; ?" target="_blank" rel="nofollow"> pplyingfromoverseas/index2.aspx

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