Assistant Professor in Neuroscience

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WorkplaceNottingham, East Midlands, UK


Assistant Professor in Neuroscience

£36261 to £48677 per annum (pro-rata if applicable) depending on skills and experience. Salary progression beyond this scale is subject to performance.

We are seeking to appoint an Assistant Professor in Neuroscience, whose research interests complement existing strengths within the School. A track record of research in the area of neuroinflammation is particularly welcomed.

Applicants should be able to give demonstrable evidence that their research publications since 2014 are REF-returnable as well as evidence of their ability to attract external funding.

Applicants should be prepared to contribute to teaching on the neuroscience programme, and should also be able to provide demonstrable evidence of teaching experience at the undergraduate level.

Support, training and mentoring will be provided in both teaching and research - the successful applicant will be closely aligned with an existing research group to offer support and guidance. Research mentoring will include support and sponsorship for joint funding applications (led by the applicant), training in co-supervision of postgraduate students and research development, to enable the successful applicant to develop both research and teaching independence during this appointment.

Candidates must hold a PhD or equivalent in a subject area relevant to neuroscience, and evidence of independent research achievements. The candidate should also have demonstrable ability in effective research leadership, planning and building and resourcing a research team and delivering research results. As part of the application process, please identify what you consider to be your 4 best papers to date.

This is a full-time permanent role, however job share arrangements may be considered.

Informal enquiries may be addressed to Dr Tomas Bellamy: tomas.bellamy [at] nottingham[.]ac[.]uk Please note that applications sent directly to this Email address will not be accepted.

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