Associate Professor in Molecular &/or Cellular Cardiac Function

University of Leeds
June 19, 2024
Offerd Salary:£56,021 to £64,914
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Associate Professor in Molecular &/or Cellular Cardiac Function

Are you an experienced and influential academic with the proven ability to carry out teaching and research in cardiac function at molecular and/or cellular levels? Do you have an excellent research track record, proven success obtaining funding and the vision and drive to tackle new challenges? Are you passionate about delivering world leading research and an exceptional student experience?

As Associate Professor, you will carry out research, teaching and management within the school, faculty and university and contribute to academic leadership in the field of molecular and cellular aspects of heart function.

You will work closely with members of our Cardiovascular and Exercise Sciences research community. The mission statement for this pillar of activity is to integrate fundamental, clinical, and population-focussed research across heart function, neuromuscular and physical activity, into holistic approaches that provide novel insight into human health and generate local and global impact. This post is ideally suited to researchers with a proven record in studying the fundamental mechanisms of cardiac function in health and disease to form the foundation of our mission. As a molecular or cellular researcher, you would also develop close ties with the membrane biology cohort in Biomedical Sciences, The Astbury Centre for Structural Molecular Biology as well as the Biodiscovery teams utilising the soon to be built Cheney Centre.

What we offer in return:

  • 26 days holiday plus approx.16 Bank Holidays/days that the University is closed by custom (including Christmas) – That's 42 days a year! · Generous pension scheme plus life assurance– the University contributes 14.5% of salary · Generous pension scheme options plus life assurance
  • Health and Wellbeing: Discounted staff membership options at The Edge, our state-of-the-art Campus gym, with a pool, sauna, climbing wall, cycle circuit, and sports halls.
  • Personal Development: Access to courses run by our Organisational Development & Professional Learning team.
  • Access to on-site childcare, shopping discounts and travel schemes are also available.
  • And much more!
  • The University of Leeds and the Faculty of Biological Sciences are committed to providing equal opportunities for all and offer a range of family friendly policies. The University is a charter member of Athena SWAN (the national body that promotes gender equality in higher education), and the Faculty of Biological Sciences was awarded a Silver award in 2020. We are proud to be an inclusive Faculty that values all staff, and are happy to consider job share applications and requests for flexible working arrangements from our employees. Our Athena SWAN webpage provides more information.

    To explore the post further or for any queries you may have, please contact:

    Rich Callaghan, Head of School of Biomedical Sciences & Professor of Human Disease & Membrane Transport

    Email: [email protected]

    Location: Leeds - Main Campus

    Faculty/Service: Faculty of Biological Sciences School/Institute: School of Biomedical Sciences Category: Academic Grade: Grade 9 Salary: £56,021 to £64,914 per annum Working Time: 100% Post Type: Full Time Contract Type: Ongoing Release Date: Wednesday 08 May 2024 Closing Date: Wednesday 19 June 2024 Reference: FBSBM1209 Downloads: Candidate Brief

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