Department: VP Health's Office
Salary: £48,642 - £49,997 pa inclusive (Grade 6)
Location: All three sites
Date posted: 04-Sep-2019
Closing date: 04-Oct-2019
Barts Charity Lectureships at Barts and The London School of Medicine and Dentistry, Queen Mary University of London
Department: Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry
Salary: £48,642 - £49,997
We are opening a second round of recruitment for 3-year Fixed Term Lectureships offering a competitive salary plus a £180,000 support package which can be spent flexibly. We are looking for 4 to 8 ambitious new recruits who can build on our existing strengths and add capacity to our areas of excellence. The Barts Charity Lectureship offers an early career researcher a route to enhance their development to group leader and independent scientists. The Candidate will need to provide 6 monthly updates of their research progress, papers and grant application preparation to the Dean for Research which will be shared on an annual basis with Barts Charity. At the end of the second year the Institute Director and Dean for Research will assess achievements and if the candidate is to be offered a tenured post at the end of the 3-year lectureship. It is expected that many applicants may already be in possession of external funded scholarships and may wish to bring these to the SMD with a view to obtaining a permanent post, where this applies it should be made clear within the application form.
We expect these academics to bring intellecutal enthusiasm and dynamism for developing new cross-campus research collaborations, including interdisciplinary projects, with the awareness of the opportunities available in external funding initiatives. There is no limit or restrictions on the area of research, though interests should complement the research strategy of the Faculty: https://www.qmul.ac.uk/smd/research/research-themes/
Documents Candidate applications should consist of: 1) completed online application form, 2) CV (no more than four A4 sides. To be uploaded) and 3) summary of a research plan (one side of A4. To be uploaded).
The research summary should:
• Briefly summarise research
• Explain how it fits with existing strengths at the SMD
• Set out a plan for how research will be developed further over the next three years with a clear plan for grant applications
To apply please click on the link below.
The panel will consist of the SMD Dean for Research, SMD Research Deanery Manager, two members of the SMD Research Deanery, relevant SMD Institute Director/specialist in the candidate’s broad research area and a representative from Barts Charity.
Deadline for applications is midnight on 4th October 2019
Interviews will take place from October to November, aiming for a starting date of January to June 2020.
Informal questions about research: may be addressed to Professor Mauro Perretti, SMD Dean for Research on: firstname.lastname@example.org Queen Mary University of London is committed to equality of opportunity and to advancing the careers of all staff. We actively welcome applications from under-represented groups including, but not limited to, applications from black and minority ethnic candidates.