Sunday, 11th July 2021
Research & Teaching
£36914 to £49553 per annum (pro-rata if applicable) depending on skills and experience. Salary progression beyond this scale is subject to performance.
Applications are invited for the position of Assistant Professor in the School
of Biosciences. We are seeking to appoint an academic that will join a team of
researchers within the recently created Centre for Large Animal Biotechnology
(CeLAB) to develop a successful research program in one or more of the
following the areas that we are currently expanding including: 1)
regenerative medicine, 2) animal based-lab grown foods, 3) livestock genetic
selection and 4) animal health.
CeLAB is embedded within the activities of the Future Food Beacon, a £20M
flagship program bringing together the power of genome-enabled plant and
animal sciences with cutting-edge nutrition science, delivering sustainable
food and nutritional security. The successful candidate will join a vibrant
community of researchers and establish links with industry to develop a
research program across fundamental and applied research aiming at solving
current world problems such as healthy ageing, food security, sustainable
The successful candidate will be expected to apply for external funding to
enable development of new and independent research. The successful candidate
will also be expected to contribute to teaching at all levels within the
School, including the delivery of core undergraduate modules in the area of
Biotechnology. A range of administrative duties to support the operation of
the School will also be undertaken.
The applicant must have a PhD or equivalent in a relevant area with a track
record of high-quality research publications of international quality.
Evidence of securing external funding is desirable.
We positively encourage applications from members of groups who are currently
underrepresented in the School, for example women and people from Black,
Asian, and minority ethnic backgrounds. We are also supportive of requests for
flexible working and keen to support those with caring responsibilities.
This full-time (36.25 hour), permanent post is available from 1st September
2021. Job share arrangements may be considered.
Informal enquiries may be addressed to Professor Ramiro Alberio (Head of
CeLAB), or Professor Kevin Sinclair (Head of Division of Animal Science).
Email: email@example.com; firstname.lastname@example.org
Please note that applications sent directly to these email addresses will not
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, see our Moving to Nottingham pages.
For all successful international applicants, including EU/EEA applicants from
January 2021, we offer an interest-free loan to help cover the cost of
immigration-related expenses to the UK, including visas and the NHS surcharge.
For more information download our Support with Immigration Expenses document.
Job Description/Role Profile
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