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Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Genetics (T&R) - QMUL21637

Department: School of Biological & Chemical Sciences
Salary: £42,433 - £62,415 (Grade 5)
Reference: QMUL21637
Location: Mile End
Date posted: 30-Mar-2020
Closing date: 30-Apr-2020

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The Department of Biology at Queen Mary University of London invites applications for a new faculty position, to be appointed at the level of Lecturer or Senior Lecturer. We are particularly keen to hear from applicants with backgrounds in functional genetics and/or bioinformatics, in the context of health, disease and/or adaptation.

The successful applicant will be an outstanding researcher and enthusiastic teacher, with a strong research profile for their career stage. They will be expected to have an internationally-competitive portfolio of publications and will contribute to research excellence of the School. A track record of obtaining competitive grant funding is essential. We also welcome applications from holders of independent research fellowships.

The post-holder will join a vibrant department that has research strengths in evolutionary genetics and genomics, and animal and microbial ecology. The Department forms part of the School of Biological and Chemical Sciences, a large and expanding academic unit that provides a supportive and friendly environment and encourages interdisciplinary research. Queen Mary University of London is a research-intensive institution, a member of the prestigious Russell Group, and was ranked 9th in the REF2014 for research excellence.

This full-time academic position will start as soon as possible, but not later than July 2020, and will be permanent subject to a probationary period. The starting salary will be in the range of £42,433 - £52,833 or £55,840 - £62,415. Benefits include 30 days annual leave, pension scheme and interest-free season ticket loan. A competitive start-up package is negotiable. The School is committed to promoting diversity in science; we have been awarded an Athena Swan Bronze Award and we positively welcome applications from women and other underrepresented groups.

Candidates must be able to demonstrate their eligibility to work in the UK in accordance with the Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006. Where required this may include entry clearance or continued leave to remain under the Points Based Immigration Scheme.

For informal enquiries, please contact the Head of the Biology Department, Professor Stephen Rossiter at

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The closing date for completed applications is 30 April 2020. Interviews will be held shortly thereafter. 

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